Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be a serious public health threat. Below you can find updates from the CDC on the virus and safety information for the public and healthcare professionals. Residents who have questions or concerns should call New Jersey’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 if using an out-of-state phone line.

 

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April 8, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) completed a series of events across all four NJ-11 counties, making stops to talk to constituents and local officials about the impact the recently enacted American Rescue Plan will have on New Jersey families, small businesses, and communities in the coming weeks and months. This week’s events in Morris, Essex and Passaic Counties were part of a broader tour across North Jersey, which began last week with stops in Morris, Sussex and Essex Counties.

April 3, 2021 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) traveled across the district this week, visiting vaccination sites, small businesses, and community events to talk to constituents, business owners, medical providers, and local officials about how the American Rescue Plan is bringing much needed relief to help New Jersey recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

March 16, 2021 Event

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 16, to discuss the American Rescue Plan and its impact on New Jersey. Rep. Sherrill will be joined by local officials who will help answer questions from residents about the new programs and aid included in the relief package.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives in support of the safe reopening of schools, calling for the prioritization of teachers in vaccine distribution, and highlighting the impacts school closures are having on students across the country.

March 15, 2021 Press Release

Burlington, NJ — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Governor Phil Murphy, Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Representatives Frank Pallone (NJ-06) and Andy Kim (NJ-03), at a visit to Samuel Smith Elementary School in Burlington. The event was part of the White House’s “Help Is Here” tour, highlighting the recently passed American Rescue Plan’s impact on American families across the nation and the New Jersey delegation’s crucial role in helping get it passed.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 16, to discuss the American Rescue Plan and its impact on New Jersey. Rep. Sherrill will be joined by local officials who will help answer questions from residents about the new programs and aid included in the relief package.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today to send the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to President Joe Biden for his signature, meaning direct pandemic relief will soon land in the hands of New Jersey families. With key measures designed to expand vaccine distribution efforts, help get kids back in school, get people back to work, support small businesses, and keep first-responders on the job, this package is a significant step forward in the effort to finally end this pandemic and address the economic and public health crisis facing New Jersey and the country.

March 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement for International Women’s Day highlighting the pandemic’s inequitable impact on American women in the workforce and as mothers.

March 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) last week hosted a roundtable discussion with NJ-11 and statewide leaders about the health, economic, educational, and social impacts of COVID-19 on the Hispanic community, and the action that needs to be taken to bring coronavirus relief and systemic change to New Jersey.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined today with a bipartisan group of mayors from the 11th District to highlight the importance of state and local funding for New Jersey’s municipalities and urge the Senate to include this critical component in the final legislation. The House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan including $350 billion for state and local relief, including funding for every county and municipality in NJ-11 regardless of population.