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Posted Friday, September 25th, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy today extended the public health emergency and related restrictions on activities in New Jersey, which were first put into place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic under an executive order he issued on March 8, 2020.

Executive Order No. 186, signed today, extends all executive orders previously issued by he Governor under the Emergency Health Governor Murphy Extends COVID-19 Emergency Order Another 30 DaysPowers Act.  The new order also extends all actions taken by any state executive branch departments and state agencies in response to the public health emergency declared due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Under the state’s Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed.

For the full text of Executive Order No. 186, click here.