Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

State and Local Resources

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: The State of New Jersey has put together a list of resources about the COVID-19 virus including testing sites, signs and symptoms and FAQs about social services.  From this hub you can access COVID-19 specific unemployment information and information on employees that might be hiring during the crisis and much more.

The Department of Health 24-hour hotline for coronavirus-related questions and concerns: 1-800-222-1222

Middlesex County Updates

Resources from the New Jersey State Library

NJ Dept of Health information for schools and businesses                                                       

NJ Parent Link – Navigate Parenthood, Navigate New Jersey   Updates on Covid-19 and many other topics geared to parents and caregivers.

NJ Division of Taxation- following the federal government the state is working to extend the filing until July 15.  Check their website for up to date information.

End of Life Care– The New Jersey’s Quality Healthcare institute COYL program has a digital toolkit with some great resources to help open up the discussion on End Of Life care and make the topic of advance care planning much more comfortable for all.  Five Wishes, a great document that helps you prepare for the end of life is being provided for free.

Federal and Other Resources

MEDLINEPLUS Consumer health site of the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus in Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese

Centers for Disease Control- CDC pages with links on how disease is spread, symptoms, prevention. The site also provides updates including U.S. and global hotspot locations and travel risks.                                           

World Health Organization- FAQs from WHO, the United Nations public health agency (available in English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese)

Internal Revenue Service- The IRS has information on Coronavirus tax relief.  The deadline to file your Federal Income tax has been extended until July 15, 2020.                                                                

Letter from the Library Director: March 16, 2020; March 13, 2020

Update from the Library Director: May 18, 2020

Details of phased Reopening Plan, approved by Library Board of Trustees, June 10, 2020

Update from the Library Director: June 14, 2020