New Jersey Expands Outdoor Gathering Numbers and Indoor Seating Capacity for Large Venues

On March 30, 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 234, which will increase outdoor gathering limits and increase capacity for seated events at large venues. The Order also clarifies indoor capacity limits for banquet halls and similar venues. The changes will begin on April 2, 2021.

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New Jersey Expands List of Eligible Vaccine Recipients

On March 27, 2021), New Jersey Gov. Murphy announced the expansion of eligibility for vaccines to more frontline essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program.

Eligible groups include individuals ages 55-64, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, higher education instructors and staff, and communications and utility infrastructure workers, among others.

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Vaccines to Arrive in New Jersey on December 15: Who Will Receive Them First?

As the FDA-approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines begin to arrive in New Jersey on December 15, 2020, the burning question on some people’s minds is who will be getting inoculated first?

Per the New Jersey Health Commissioner, vaccines will be distributed to almost anyone who works in the healthcare field. The list of eligible recipients is intentionally broad.

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New Jersey Adopts CDC Guidelines for Inbound Travelers

Per New Jersey Department of Health guidelines posted on Friday, December 5, 2020, New Jersey is lowering the COVID-19 quarantine period that out-of-state travelers will need to observe. The new guidance, in line with CDC recommendations, reduces the number of quarantine days from 14 to 10 days.

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New Jersey Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

On November 16, 2020, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 196, which further tightens restrictions on various types of gatherings, both indoor and outdoor. This new order comes on the heels of Executive Order 194, which created additional restrictions for certain industries, and Executive Order 192, which created a uniform set of safety restrictions for all businesses in the state. Executive Order 196 essentially decreases indoor and outdoor gathering limits in response to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases.

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New Jersey Reduces Permitted Numbers for Indoor and Outside Gatherings Given Increasing COVID-19 Numbers

On November 16, 2020, Governor Murphy announced new restrictions given New Jersey’s rising COVID-19 cases. The focus for the moment is on reducing the number of people allowed to gather both indoors and outdoors. Continue reading “New Jersey Reduces Permitted Numbers for Indoor and Outside Gatherings Given Increasing COVID-19 Numbers”

New Jersey Counties and Municipalities Now Permitted to Establish Curfews for Non-essential Businesses

On November 12, 2020, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy executed an Executive Order allowing municipalities and counties the option to impose curfews on all non-essential businesses as early as 8:00 p.m. Municipalities and counties do not have to impose restrictions, but they will now have the power to do so if they choose.

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New Jersey Announces $60M of Additional Small Business Grants for COVID Relief

On November 11, 2020, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a commitment of at least $60 million in additional relief grants under Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA’s) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBEAG).

This funding is in addition to $70 M of funds already allocated for the current phase of the SBEAG program and will enable the NJEDA to fulfill grants for the entire pipeline of eligible businesses that applied for Phase 3 funding prior to the application deadline.

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