COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Information Hub
    Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (24/7)
    Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
    Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts

Which states are on the travel advisory list? Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

Apple News Spotlight: COVID-19
Fast facts, health tips, and the latest updates from the Apple News editors.

View the apple webpage

VA releases new COVID Coach mobile app
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the launch of the COVID Coach app, a new mobile app designed to help both Veterans and civilians cope with feelings of stress and anxiety they may be experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
View the press release

How to Protect Yourself:

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has the most up-to-date information on protecting yourself from COVID-19:
    View the CDC website

If You Believe You are Sick:

    Where and How to Get Tested for COVID-19 in NJ – ( COVID-19 information page)
    Visit website

Supportive Housing Association of NJ Special Announcement: Short-term Rental Assistance

Information Specific to Monmouth County:

    COVID-19 Pandemic: Monmouth County Resource Guide (Updated 8/20)
    View Guide
    Also available at:

    The MonmouthResourceNet is a collaboration between Monmouth ACTS and MonmouthCares, Inc. Monmouth ACTS and provides a wide range of information about support, resources, and services for the residents of Monmouth County, NJ:

    Food Resources – Monmouth:

      Food Pantries – Long Branch & Monmouth County
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      Monmouth County Food Resources
      This frequently updated list provides information for food pantries, food delivery/pick-up and free school breakfast locations, by town in Monmouth county NJ
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Information Specific to Middlesex County:

    Middlesex County Resource Directory
    View the Website:

    Behavioral Health Resources
    Mental Health Resources that can be utilized by the community during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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    Food Resources – Middlesex:

      This frequently updated list provides information for food resources by town in Middlesex county NJ
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Medicare Counseling (SHIP):

Information for the Federal Stimulus Package:

Utility Assistance Programs:

    Please view this uitility assistance sheet:
    Uitility Assistance PDF
    This document provides information for programs including:
    • Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) apply online at www.njpoweron.orgcall or call 732-982-8710

    • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) apply online at www.njpoweronline.orgcall 732-982-8710 applications accepted October through July

    • Universal Service Fund (USF) Households that apply for LIHEAP will automatically be applying for USF

    • Gift of Warmth from New Jersey Natural Gas apply through New Jersey Cares energy assistance programs at or call 609-883-6364

    • SUEZ Cares Program accessed through NJ Shares site

    • New Jersey American Water Help To Others (H2O) accessed through NJ Shares site

    • Low Income Payment Program (LIPP) accessed through NJ Shares site

    • Community Assistance Program (CAP) accessed through Affordable Housing Alliance at
    www.housingall.orgcall or call 732-389-2958

    • Saint Vincent DePaul Societies are faith-based private programs that may be able to help. Look up your local SVDP

    • Calico Cat Emergency Assistance Fund for local residents call 732-671-2304

Assistance with Paying Home Energy Bills:

    NJ Home Energy Assistance Program
    This program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance.

    Proudly serving New Jersey residents for more than 27 years, the Affordable Housing Alliance is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation. In addition to providing affordable housing solutions the AHA, working together with different Affiliate Agencies in New Jersey, manages several programs that help those seeking relief in paying their utility bills.

Assistance with Paying Rent or Mortgage:

Assistance with Domestic Violence:

    180 Turning Lives Around
    180 Turning Lives Around empowers survivors and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault to find the courage and strength to turn their lives around.

Talking to your kids and teens about what’s happening (COVID-19)

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health:

    Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
    View the Guide:
    English | Spanish

Community Health Law Project:

    Individuals with disabilities may need legal assistance navigating many issues. View the flyer:
    English | Spanish

Undocumented or Uninsured:

    Information from the State Health Department
    View PDF

Information for Caregivers

    The Care2Caregivers warmline (800-424-2494) remains open, as do the other lines available through the Rutgers National Call Center:
    • Vets2Warriors – 855-838-8255
    • NJVet2Vet – 866-838-7654
    • Mom2Mom – 877-914-6662
    • Cop2Cop – 866-267-2267
    • Aid-NJEA – 866-243-6532
    • Worker2Worker – 855-327-7482
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 800-273-8255
    • NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline – 855-654-6735

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