COVID-19 Resources

  • Updated (12/7/2020): 

    • Last Week’s NJ COVID-19 Updates: LINK 
    • Long Branch Weekly E-Blast: LINK
    • N.J.’s COVID-19 2nd wave could peak at nearly 5,000 hospital patients by New Year’s Day, model shows: LINK
    • All 21 Counties Are Orange On N.J.’s COVID-19 Map Again. Here’s What That Means For Schools: LINK
    • Governor Murphy Provides Remote vs. In-Class School District Info, Reports Latest COVID Figures: LINK 
    • PSE&G Invests In Massive ‘Wind Farm’ Off New Jersey Coast: LINK
    • N.J. facing ‘a lot of lethal realities’ for months as COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths increase, Governor Murphy says: LINK

    NJ State Government/Governor’s Actions: 

    • Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation: LINK 
    • Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Expanding Eligibility for Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits: LINK 
    • TRANSCRIPT: December 4th, 2020 Coronavirus Briefing Media: LINK
    • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Enrolling Residents Who Choose to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine in the New Jersey Immunization Information System: LINK
    • Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Clarifying Entertainment Centers Can Host Outdoor Performances at Same Capacity Permitted in Indoor Spaces: LINK

    In Case You Missed It:

    • Last Week in New Jersey: LINK
    • New Unemployment Claims Rise During Thanksgiving Week: LINK 
    • New Jersey issues COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for upcoming winter holidays: LINK
    • Murphy warns of tighter restrictions if there’s COVID-19 Thanksgiving spike: LINK
    • Your school district’s latest plans for remote, in-person or hybrid learning: LINK
    • N.J. reports 4,350 new COVID-19 cases, 56 deaths as hospitalizations increase for 4th straight day: LINK
    • Top Tips for Life Balancing. Complimentary Wellness Coaching with Brookdale’s Dinneen Jackson: LINK
    • Brookdale Community College: Protecting students and staff, first college in the nation to use Tru-D robots for highest level of disinfection: LINK
    • Governor Murphy to limit outdoor gatherings to 25 people as COVID surges: LINK

    Continued Election Results: 

    NJ Testing Sites/ Testing & Contact Tracing News:

    • How to find a COVID-19 test location near me. List of free pop-up testing centers in N.J. or search by address. (Dec. 2, 2020): LINK
    • FREE COVID-19 Testing in Monmouth County (December dates): LINK 
    • Monmouth To Increase Number Of COVID Tests At Testing Locations: LINK 
    • N.J. to be 1 of first states to get new rapid COVID-19 test with 99% accuracy: LINK 
    • COVID-19 Antibody ‘Test Cube’ Is Coming To Tinton Falls: LINK  
    • Monmouth County Directive on COVID-19 Testing: LINK 
    • The Road Back: Expanding Testing Capacity and Contact Tracing in New Jersey: LINK 
    • Monmouth Family Health Center COVID-19 Testing (Em Português): LINK  
    • AHNJ COVID-19 Testing Sites (Monmouth County Locations Pages 8-9): LINK 
    • VNACJ COVID-19 testing available in Asbury Park, Keyport, Freehold and Red Bank: LINK 
    • Hackensack Meridian COVID-19 Testing and Antibody Testing: LINK
    • CVS COVID-19 Testing: LINK 

    COVID-19 Information Resources: 

    • Monmouth County COVID-19 Information: LINK 
    • Monmouth County COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide: LINK 
    • New Jersey Small Business Development Center – COVID-19 Response Advising: LINK 
    • Mental Health and COVID-19 Resources: LINK 
    • CDC Website: LINK 
    • NJ COVID-19 Website: LINK  
    • NJ Department of Health Website: LINK  

    Holiday Toy, Gift and Coat Drive Resources:  

    • Monmouth County YMCA’s Adopt-a-Family Program (Gift Drive): LINK
    • Lunch Break’s Holiday Toy Program: LINK
    • Monmouth County Family and Children Services Operation Sleigh Bells (Toy Drive): LINK
    • Asbury Park Toy Drive: LINK
    • Love Thy Neighbor Christmas Connect Program: LINK
    • Red Bank Toys for Tots: LINK
    • Interfaith Neighbors Adopt A Family Program (Gift Drive): LINK
    • City of Long Branch Toy Drive: LINK
    • United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Winter Coat Drive: LINK
    • 180 Turning Lives Around Holiday Gift Card Drive: LINK

    Holiday Meals and Food Access Resources:

    • Lunch Break Food Services for the Holiday & Everyday: LINK
    • JBJ Soul Kitchen Menu: LINK
    • The Patch – Monmouth County Holiday Food & Meals Listing: LINK
    • New Jersey News Network – Food Distribution & Meals Listing:   LINK

     Winter/COVID-19 Energy & Utilities Assistance Programs:

    • NJ Statewide Assistance Programs:  LINK
    • American Water Company COVID-19 Resources:  LINK
    • Jersey Central Power & Light Assistance Programs: LINK
    • New Jersey Natural Gas Energy Assistance: LINK