The measure would help to strengthen the state’s stockpiles, which faced severe shortages of masks, gloves, gowns, and other personal protective equipment at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
New Jersey will allocate $250 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide additional support families and child care providers with resources as the school year begins.
With surgeries resuming May 26, the state’s Department of Health issued guidelines on the conditions for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to begin resuming elective surgeries.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is an original cosponsor of legislation to create strike teams of clinical and non-clinical staff to provide immediate support to long-term care facilities, experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19.
Reps. Josh Gottheimer and Chris Smith’s Nursing Home Pandemic Protection Act of 2020 would codify into federal law new requirements for nursing homes.