COVID-19 Resources

NEW JERSEY
COVID-19 Testing Information

Information from Hackensack Meridian:
COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling for First Responders


An Update on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace
From SHRM and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
February 25, 2021
View the PDF


Currently listed public vaccine sites in Monmouth County:

Asbury Park
Community Health Center of Asbury Park
1301 Main St. Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 744-6333

Freehold
Freehold Family Health Center
579 Park Ave. Freehold NJ 07728
(732) 294-2540

Neptune
HMH Jersey Shore U.M.C.
1945 Route 33 Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 897-7926
hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19

Keyport
Keyport Community Health Center
35 Broad St. Keyport, NJ 07735
(732) 888-4149

Freehold
Monmouth County Health Dept.
50 E Main Street Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 431-7456
visitmonmouth.com/health

Neptune
Ocean Health Initiatives
3600 Rt 66 Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 363-6655
ohinj.org

Red Bank Primary Care Center
188 E Bergen Place Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 219-6620

Marlboro
ShopRite Pharmacy #193
280 Route 9 Morganville, NJ 07751
vaccines.shoprite.com

Hazlet
ShopRite Pharmacy #626
3120 Route 35 Hazlet, NJ 07730
vaccines.shoprite.com


Resource: Toll-Free State Hotline for Vaccine Information & Megasites Registration Links

Call the Toll-Free State Hotline for Vaccine Information

The State of New Jersey has established a new, toll-free vaccination hotline to assist residents with general questions about vaccines, identifying whether or not they’re currently eligible for a vaccination, and to help identify vaccination locations.

Call 855-568-0545 for vaccine information in New Jersey.

https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2020/approved/20201218a.shtml


NEW JERSEY
COVID-19 Information Hub

https://covid19.nj.gov/index.html

    • 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?

Information for Travel and Transportation

    – Contact Tracing

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:

    • NJ.gov COVID-19 symptom checker:

Visit website

    • Where and How to Get Tested for COVID-19 in NJ – (NJ.gov COVID-19 information page)

Visit website


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

    • Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce

Short-Term Rental Assistance Program


Information Specific to Monmouth County:

COVID-19 Pandemic: Monmouth County Resource Guide
View Guide

    • Also available at:

https://monmouthacts.org/

MonmouthResourceNet
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:
http://www.monmouthresourcenet.org/

Food Resources – Monmouth:

Food Pantries – Long Branch & Monmouth County
View List

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
View List


Information Specific to Middlesex County:

Middlesex County Resource Directory

    • View the Website:

www.middlesexcountynj.gov

Behavioral Health Resources
Mental Health Resources that can be utilized by the community during the COVID-19 outbreak.
View resource

Food Resources – Middlesex:

      • This frequently updated list provides information for food resources by town in Middlesex county NJ

View List


Medicare Counseling (SHIP):

    • FCS provides remote counseling for SHIP by phone. Please dial 732-728-1331 and leave a message with your name and phone number. An FCS staff member will return your call.

More information is available here: https://fcsmonmouth.org/what-we-do/#medicare-counseling


Information for the Federal Stimulus Package:
https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know


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 www.njshares.org 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.

https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html

NJPowerOn
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.
https://njpoweron.org/


Assistance with Paying Rent or Mortgage:

State Rental Assistance Program

    • This program provides rental assistance grants. For more information and determine your eligibility, visit:

https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/srap.html

Information on Homeowner and Tenant Rights

    • Homeowner Rights FAQ

English

    • |

Spanish

Tenant Rights FAQ
English | Spanish


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.

https://180nj.org/


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

    • View the Infographic:

English

    • |

Spanish


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

Additional Links:

    • • Instructional videos for caregivers from AARP and Next Step in Care:

https://www.nextstepincare.org/Videos/

• Tips for Caregivers Managing Covid-19:
https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/documents/Caregiver%20COVID19%20Tips.pdf

• Tips for Dementia Caregivers:
https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/coronavirus-(covid-19)-tips-for-dementia-care

• Resources and Articles for Family Caregivers:
https://www.caregiver.org/coronavirus-covid-19-resources-and-articles-family-caregivers

• NAMI Covid-19 and Mental Illness:
https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf?lang=en-US

• CDC: Managing Anxiety & Stress (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

• Fill Your Prescriptions Early, and for Longer if You Are on Medicaid, PAAD, Senior Gold or ADDP:
https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/documents/MA-2020-01%20(002)%20COVID-19%20NEWS%20ALERT.pdf

• What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?:
https://acl.gov/COVID-19

• Medicare and Coronavirus:
https://www.medicare.gov/medicare-coronavirus

• CDC: What Older Adults Need to Know about Covid-19:
https://www.cdc.gov/aging/covid19-guidance.html?deliveryName=DM22660

• What You Need To Know Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjcoN9Aek24&feature=youtu.be&deliveryName=DM22660

• CDC: If You are at Higher Risk:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html

• AARP: Why Coronavirus Hit Older Adults Hardest:
https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2020/coronavirus-severe-seniors.html

• Consumer Reports: How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams:
https://www.consumerreports.org/phishing-vishing/how-to-avoid-coronavirus-phishing-scams/


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