The county Health Department is being proactive in response to the coronavirus. Click here for more info.

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The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working with state and federal health officials to respond to a new emerging coronavirus, Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, which originated from Wuhan, China, but cases have been found in the United States. The SCDOH is the lead county agency to coordinate public health disease response, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local hospitals, medical providers, and emergency medical services. Information and resources regarding the new coronavirus can be found below.

Somerset County Press Release: County Health Department's Response is Proactive to New Coronavirus (January 24, 2020)

Somerset County Press Release: Somerset County Department of Health Continues to be Vigilant About New Coronavirus (February 10, 2020)

Somerset County Press Release: Department of Health Keeping Residents Informed About Coronavirus (February 24, 2020)


Somerset County Department of Health Webcards
 Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Illnesses (February 18, 2020)
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Trusted Sources for Information (February 26, 2020)

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 Coronavirus WHO video

World Health Organization Educational Video!

Click the image to watch the World Health Organization's video about Novel Coronaviruses!


Applies to travelers who have arrived before 2/2/2020 at 5:00 pm

Additional Resources

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