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                                                                                      COMMUNITY UPDATE

                                                                               based counseling and other support     • Lifting the mask mandate in indoor
                                                                               services to residents of Cumberland and   public spaces.
                                                                               Salem counties.                        • Businesses and entities overseeing
                                                                                 • Partners in Learning, Inc. –    indoor spaces will continue to have the
                                                                               Turnersville, NJ: The $6,000 grant will   ability to require masking for employ-
                                                                               be used to provide therapy and other sup-  ees, customers, and/or guests.
                                                                               port remotely to youth living with autism   • Per CDC guidance, masks will
                                                                               spectrum disorders in Atlantic, Burlington,   continue to be required in health care
                                                                               Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and   settings, including long-term care
                                                                               Salem counties.                     facilities and office-based settings, cor-
                                                                                 • Wheaton Arts– Millville, NJ: The   rectional facilities, homeless shelters,
                                                                               $5,000 grant will be used to continue pro-  and on planes, buses, trains, and other
                                                                               viding virtual artistic and cultural offerings   forms of public transportation, as well
                                                                               for residents in Cumberland County and   as transportation hubs such as airports
                                                                               beyond.                             and stations.
                                                                                 Learn more about CFSJ at             • Additionally, also per CDC guid-
                                                                               ance, child care centers and facilities,
                                                                                                                   youth summer camps, and public, pri-
                                                                               Governor Lifts Major                vate, and parochial preschool program
                                                                                                                   premises and elementary and secondary
                                                                               COVID-19 Restrictions               schools, including charter and renaissance
                                                                                 Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed   schools, are not affected by this announce-
                                                                               Executive Order No. 242, lifting major   ment and continue to be governed by
                                                                               COVID-19 restrictions and moving for-  existing requirements.
                                                                               ward with the state’s most significant   • Indoor worksites that are not open
                                                                               reopening steps to date. Effective on   to the public remain governed by existing
                                                                               Friday, May 28, the indoor mask mandate   health and safety protocols that employers
                                                                               in public spaces was lifted, as well as the   must follow.
                                                                               six-foot social distancing requirement   • Masks will continue to be required in
                                                                               in both indoor and outdoor spaces, the   public-facing state offices, such as Motor
                                                                               prohibition on dance floors at bars and   Vehicle Commission agencies.
                                                                                                                      • Lifting the six-foot social distancing
           MENTAL HEALTH                                                       restaurants, and the prohibition on order-  requirement.
                                                                               ing and eating/drinking while standing at
             URGENT CARE                                                       bars and restaurants. Additionally, effec-  • The requirement will be lifted in
                                                                               tive Friday, June 4, indoor gathering and   businesses, including retail stores, per-
                                                                               capacity limits will be lifted.     sonal care services, gyms, recreational and
            Get the help you need when you                                       Over the last two weeks, key COVID-19   entertainment businesses, and casinos,
           need it! Mental Health Urgent Care                                  benchmarks have been achieved across   and indoor gatherings, including religious
          provides adults immediate access to                                  New Jersey, including a dramatic increase   services, political activities, weddings,
          services in a welcoming environment.                                 in vaccinations, and significant decreases   funerals, memorial services, commercial
                                                                               in new COVID-19 cases, hospitaliza-  gatherings, catered events, sports compe-
                                                                               tions, spot positivity rates, and rates of   titions, and performances.
                                                                               transmission, solidifying the foundation   • Businesses and entities overseeing
              Get Help Today!                                                  for the state’s sweeping reopening steps.   indoor spaces can continue to require
                                                                               Per Centers for Disease Control and
                                                                                                                   social distancing should they choose.
                                                                               Prevention (CDC) guidance, individuals   • Lifting prohibition on dance floors
                                                                               who are not fully vaccinated—defined   at bars and restaurants. The prohibition
                                                                               as two weeks after receiving the second   on ordering and eating/drinking while
                                                                               shot of a two-dose vaccination (Pfizer-  standing at bars and restaurants will also
                                                                               BioNTech or Moderna) or two weeks   be lifted.
                                                                               after receiving a single-dose vaccina-  The following changes will go into
                                                                               tion (Johnson & Johnson) – are strongly   effect Friday, June 4:
                                                                               encouraged to continue masking and     • Removing the general indoor gather-
                                                                               social distancing.                  ing limit, which is currently at 50 people.
                                                                                 The following changes are in effect as   • Removing the indoor gathering limit
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