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.

 

More on Coronavirus

September 9, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) hosted a roundtable discussion last week with performing arts organizations based in New Jersey’s 11th District. The conversation centered around the impact of COVID on operations, how these organizations have created spaces to continue to provide access to the arts during the pandemic, and the need for additional federal support.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig last week requesting that the IRS continue issuing Economic Impact Payments based on the latest eligibility information until all 2019 returns are processed.

September 2, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Max Rose (NY-11) today urged commercial laboratories to employ pooled testing for COVID-19. With the shortages of equipment, reagents, and testing supplies plaguing laboratories across the country, these laboratories need to establish alternative strategies to meet nation-wide testing goals.

August 31, 2020 Event

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced a fifth virtual “Monday with Mikie” meeting on COVID-19 response, reopening, and recovery. She will be joined on August 31st by Senator Steven V. Oroho, Stanhope Mayor Patricia Zdichocki, President of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Tammy Horsfield, Executive Director of the Center for Prevention and Counseling Becky Carlson, and Atlantic Health Pediatrician Dr. Tyree Winters.

 

August 27, 2020 Press Release
Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced a fifth virtual “Monday with Mikie” meeting on COVID-19 response, reopening, and recovery. She will be joined on August 31st by Senator Steven V. Oroho, Stanhope Mayor Patricia Zdichocki, President of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Tammie Horsfield, Executive Director of the Center for Prevention and Counseling Becky Carlson, and Atlantic Health Pediatrician Dr. Tyree Winters.
August 27, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) held a Veterans Outreach Day this week to assist veterans during COVID-19, provide resources from local stakeholders and providers, and talk about the issues facing the veterans community in the 11th District. 

August 24, 2020 Event

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today a fourth virtual “Monday with Mikie” meeting focused on resources for veterans during COVID-19. Rep. Sherrill will be joined on August 24th by panelists who will update veterans on VA services during the pandemic, provide information for veteran-owned businesses, as well as highlight COVID-related resources available for mental health, substance abuse, and housing.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion this week with Black small business owners in the community to hear about the challenges facing small businesses during COVID-19, their experiences with the PPP and EIDL programs, and issues business owners anticipate as we move to the fall and winter months. This August is the 14th Annual National Black Business Month, and the business owners on the call highlighted the strength of the Black-owned small business community in North Jersey across different sectors.

August 20, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement after working to secure $7.1 million for Morris County and $1.8 million for Sussex County through the state’s allocation of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

August 20, 2020 Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today a fourth virtual “Monday with Mikie” meeting focused on resources for veterans during COVID-19. Rep. Sherrill will be joined on August 24th by panelists who will update veterans on VA services during the pandemic, provide information for veteran-owned businesses, as well as highlight COVID-related resources available for mental health, substance abuse, and housing.