Monday, April 20, 2020

Updates

20-April-2020
  Some update and links:

State of New Jersey has set up a hiring portal to assist resident affected by the curtain situation. This offers a listing of business around New Jersey looking for immediate hires.
  For more information please go to. https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/

Another  mobile testing  has been opened at the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center:
https://www.newbridgehealth.org/telehealth-covid-19/
It is  located at: Bergen New Bridge Medical Center at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ. The site is open to Bergen County residents who are symptomatic; this site will continue to serve and prioritize first responders and healthcare professionals who live or work in Bergen County as well. Symptomatic Bergen County residents, first responders or healthcare professionals must provide photo identification proving their residency and/or professionals to provide qualifying photo id.  This site is operated by Bergen County operated site is now open to all municipal employees who work in any of our 70 municipalities regardless of residency. Proof of employment within the municipality required. Also, open to ALL Bergen County employees regardless of residency with proof of employment; individuals must be symptomatic and must follow the below steps. How:               -OPTION (1. Residents must first be screened by completing a brief survey located at https://www.newbridgehealth.org and evaluated by a Telehealth doctor. Patients will then be given a confirmation code number to present at the drive-thru testing site that corresponds with their appointment. 
  -OPTION (2. Patients with orders (prescription) from their private physicians have expedited scheduling. Log into portal: https://www.newbridgehealth.org/ Follow link to COVID screening and follow prompts to upload a doctor’s order (prescription) into the system.More information is available at: https://www.newbridgehealth.org and at https://co.bergen.nj.us/ 
This site is open 7 days a week by appointment only 7 days a week
The FEMA mobile testing site located at Bergen Community College in Paramus. This open on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. This opens at 8:00a and runs until 4:00p as needed.  This open to New Jersey Resident and showing signs of respiratory illness. Those with more severe symptoms will be given priority. Otherwise testing is done on a first come first basis. FEMA will continue to operate this location until Sunday-31-May-2020

For any other  questions about COVID-19 please use the following contact:
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
  • Call: 2-1-1
  • Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
  • Call (BCDHS Health & Safety Hotline):  201-225-7000 (after hours and weekends: 201-785-8505)
  • To recieve alerts, text: NJCOVID to 898-211
For Emotional Support: 866-202-HELP(4357) • www.njmentalhealthcares.org
Visit the NJ COVID-19 Information Hub at covid19.nj.gov

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