NJ Covid-19 Quarantine Timeframes
If you have symptoms compatible with Covid-19 or you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive, you will need to quarantine. The time frame for self-quarantine can vary depending on your situation. Below is a link from the New Jersey Department of Health explaining how many days you need to self-isolate.
WHO IS A CLOSE CONTACT?
A close contact is anyone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more. An infected person can spread COVID-19 starting 48 hours (or 2 days) before the person has any symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19. (CDC, 2021)
NJ Travel guidelines
Travelers and residents returning from any area beyond the immediate region (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) should self-quarantine. For details and the latest travel guidelines, visit:
moderna and pfizer vaccines
At this time, two vaccines have been authorized and recommended to prevent COVID-19. The Moderna vaccine is given in 2 doses, 28 days apart. The Pfizer shot is also given in 2 doses, 21 days apart. For more information on these vaccines, please click on the fact sheet links below.
WHO IS eligible for the covid -19 vaccine?
Eligibility for the vaccine is opening up to many groups starting March 15th. Click on the link below for more details and to see if you qualify.
If you are eligible, pre-registration can be done at: https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/
*In addition, all New Jerseyans can pre-register for the vaccine at the link above. For more details visit:
Burlington County Statistics
For the latest Covid-19 statistics for Burlington County and Westampton Township visit:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
New Jersey Department of Health
Burlington County Health Department
New Jersey Covid-19 Information Hub