Maintaining a robust EMS workforce has been among the greatest challenges; like other frontline medical professionals, some responders have contracted COVID-19
New Jersey’s foray into large-scale institutional testing could serve as a model for more widespread public testing
Military’s Medical Response to COVID-19 in NJ May Lead to New Blueprint for Public Health Emergencies
Army Reserve has assembled hundreds of soldiers trained as health care professionals to support New Jersey’s field stations and hard-hit community hospitals
Providers struggle with workforce shortages, search for protective gear, unexpected costs and uncertain revenues
Fast-tracked measure easily passes both houses, but some lawmakers question both process and scope of legislation
Guidelines call for triage teams to save lives and life-years; Murphy and Persichilli insist no patient would be excluded based on age, race, sex, gender ...
But models also suggest no quick end to daily diagnosis of new cases. Governor cautions that state is ‘not even close to the end zone’
Medical experts argue long-standing, long-known health problems like diabetes, asthma and lack of access to doctors in black and Hispanic communities increase susceptibility to COVID-19
With COVID-19 patients at half of the state’s eldercare facilities, and shortages of staff, PPE endemic, regional cohorts could help slow spread of infection
A dozen severely disabled people who live in state-funded residences have died; another 74 have tested positive. As with hospitals, PPE is in short supply ...