Covid-19



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For coronavirus concerns or questions:


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Get vaccinated

Piscataway Township is anxiously awaiting the availability of Covid-19 vaccinations at Middlesex County’s current testing site in town at 1 Ericsson Drive.  Right now, the entire state is getting a very limited number of dosages and Middlesex County only gets a portion of them.   For a February 22nd message from Middlesex County about Covid-19 vaccines, please click here.

So, while the Piscataway site is not yet providing vaccinations, everyone is encouraged now to register with the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS)  if they have not already.

Once you have registered with NJVSS, when you are eligible for an appointment based on your health grouping, you should receive an e-mail letting you know that you can make an appointment and at which sites in Middlesex County that vaccines are available.

Which sites have vaccines, including the Ericsson site in Piscataway, and when you are eligible to be vaccinated will depend on the number of dosages that Middlesex County gets in the days, weeks and months ahead.

For more information from Middlesex County, please click here.  Residents may also wish to visit Middlesex County's Covid-19 website.

For information from the New Jersey Department of Health about Covid-19 vaccinations in our state, most notably for paid and unpaid health care workers, please click here.

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Get tested

Middlesex County has a drive-thru Covid-19 testing site at 1 Ericsson Drive in Piscataway just off Hoes Lane.  To make an appointment, please click here.


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Be a plasma donor

Have you had the COVID-19 virus?  Please consider being a plasma donor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.  For more info, please click here.

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Stay informed with the COVID Alert NJ app

With COVID Alert NJ, you can receive exposure notifications, protect our community and keep your identity completely anonymous. Add your phone to the Covid-19 fight. Download COVID Alert NJ for free in the App Store and Google Play Store. Learn more by clicking here.

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Health insurance

New Jersey has launched the state’s official health insurance marketplace, “Get Covered New Jersey,” to provide improved access to health coverage for all New Jersey residents. New Jerseyans will no longer use Healthcare.gov to shop for health insurance. Instead, you can now shop at GetCovered.NJ.gov.

You can now enroll and the expanded three-month open enrollment period extends to January 31, 2021.

In addition, the State of New Jersey recently created a new program to provide additional financial help to residents to lower the cost of health coverage. Nearly 8 out of 10 New Jersey residents will qualify for these cost saving options that significantly reduce the cost of quality health insurance.

For more information, please click here.

Jobs

For the State of New Jersey's COVID-19 jobs & hiring portal, please click here.


Mortgage & rent help

For information about the New Jersey Department of Human Services' Covid-19 Housing Assistance Program for mortgage and rent help, please click here.  To apply, please click here.

For information about the Short-Term Rental Assistance Program run by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, please click here.

For information from the State of New Jersey about mortgage forbearance and other homeowner protection issues, please click here.   For information from the State of New Jersey about residential eviction protection, please click here and here.

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Parent help

Please click here to access the New Jersey Division of Health Services' Parent Link which features health and wellness information and details on family support services.