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Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (24/7)

Call (Medical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)

Call (Vaccine Appointment Support): 1-855-568-0545 (8a-8p)

Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts

Toll-Free 24/7 Healthcare Q&A Hotline: (800) 222-1222

Updated March 3, 2021

What the Library is Doing

  • Keeping the community informed: Keep an eye on this page for information about the spread of COVID-19 and the local response as well as where to find information about vaccination.
  • Keeping the community and staff safe: The Library will continue cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces, making sure that all returned books are quarantined for 72 hours and cleaned before reshelving, requiring staff and patrons to wear masks and maintaining limited hours and virtual services and programs.
  • Working with other local agencies: The Library's response is closely coordinated with other city agencies, schools, and local organizations.

*For information on how to schedule a Covid-19 vaccination, please click here.

Here’s What You Can Do to Stay Safe


Learn More About COVID-19: 

Know the signs and symptoms

Know how it spreads 

Practice good hygiene

Clean and disinfect household surfaces


Learn More About COVID-19 in other languages:

Arabic العربية

Bengali বাংলা

Hindi हिन्दी

Spanish Español


Vietnamese Tiếng Việt

Click here to see COVID-19 information in additional languages. 

Local COVID-19 Testing Sites:


Jersey City

New York

Click here to learn about free COVID testing center locations in New Jersey by county.


COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in a phased approach to all adults who live, work, or study in the state.

Click here to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines in New Jersey.


Local COVID-19 Vaccination Information:


Jersey City

New York

Click here to learn about free COVID testing center locations in New Jersey by county.


Here’s How You Can Help:

Organizations to donate time or funds to


Mental Health Resources:

Tips for managing stress

Mental Health Association of New Jersey

Domestic violence assistance

Resources from JC Health and Human Services


Resources for High Risk and Special Populations:

What to do to stay safe

Resources for the homeless

How to talk to children about COVID-19


Resources for New Jersey Businesses and Employees:

Information for New Jersey Businesses

NJ Department of Labor Benefits