COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR NJ PHYSICIANS & PATIENTS

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YOUR PATIENTS NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!

You are the most trusted resource for your patients in making health decisions.

Your strong recommendation to get a COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important factors in your patients’ decision to accept vaccination.

Click below to access tools and tips developed by the CDC to help you communicate with patients about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

ADMINISTERING THE VACCINE

Practices interested in eventually offering and administering the COVID-19 vaccine to your patients need to be registered with NJIIS.

Antibody Infographic

This antibody infographic explains what antibody tests can and cannot do. NJDOH wants people to know that a positive antibody test is NOT a pass to skip wearing a mask and ignore physical distancing. People with positive results may still get COVID19 and infect others. Testing is encouraged because the data collected from testing is crucial to ongoing research.  Click to view.

Information and Next Steps for Patients

Check out these “information and next steps” documents for patients who test positive and patients who test negative. Note that the quarantine period has been extended from 7 to 10 days because the virus sheds longer than originally thought. Use the links below or click here to find these documents.

  • Instructions for Persons Who Test Positive for COVID-19 [English] [Spanish]
  • Instructions for Persons Who Test Negative for COVID-19 [English] [Spanish]

THE PEOPLE OF INDIA NEED OUR HELP NOW! Emergency

COVID 19 has created an unprecedented crisis for India and the Indian people. India needs oxygen concentrators, ventilators, and medicine. Many of our internists in New Jersey have family in India and within the state we have a large population of citizens from India.

NEW INFOGRAPHIC TO HELP YOUR PATIENTS 65+ SCHEDULE VACCINATIONS.

Download, print and post in your office.  Share by email and social media with all of your senior patients and carevigers!  Click the image to view and download pdf

COVID-19 INFORMATION FROM TRUSTED SOURCES

REAL TIME NEWS FEEDS

NJDOH TWEETS

Older adults, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, and adults with chronic conditions like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes are at higher risk of severe flu complications. Get your flu shot today. http://powertoprotectnj.org

Did you know that introducing your baby to veggies as soon as she starts eating solid foods can help her like them? Just make sure they’re pureed or well-cooked and mashed. And be patient: It can take 10 or more tastes for a child to accept a new food! #momstrong

The Department is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations at our headquarters (55 North Willow Street in Trenton) NOW through 2 p.m. to anyone ages 12+. First, second, third & booster doses of all three vaccine brands are available. Walk-ins welcome!

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It is recommended that certain populations get a COVID-19 booster shot. Learn more and see if you're eligible: http://bit.ly/3AEl6t1

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