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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.

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_test-result-iq-timetable.pdf

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:

https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/travel-and-transportation/are-there-travel-restrictions-to-or-from-new-jersey

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.

Pfizer- https://www.fda.gov/media/144414/download

Moderna- https://www.fda.gov/media/144638/download

WHO IS eligible for the covid -19 vaccine?

Currently, vaccines are available for group 1A (healthcare workers and long term care residents) and group 1B (first responders, individuals at high risk and educators). To pre-register, click on

https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

*In addition, all New Jerseyans can pre-register for the vaccine at the link above. For more details visit:

https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/slowing-the-spread/where-how-and-when-can-i-get-vaccinated

Burlington County Statistics

For the latest Covid-19 statistics for Burlington County and Westampton Township visit:

https://burlconj.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/16e1e482d1a446a3b4f73fee4592b430

Covid-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

New Jersey Department of Health

https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

Burlington County Health Department

https://www.co.burlington.nj.us/1853/COVID-19

New Jersey Covid-19 Information Hub

https://covid19.nj.gov/