COVID-19 Community Resources

Health, Human & Social Services Resources

County of Bergen

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bergen County Residents

  • Immediate support: CDC updates, testing centers, mental health support
  • Prevention & Protection Resources
  • Information for Schools and Businesses
  • Information for Healthcare Professionals
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Important Contact Numbers
  • Volunteer Opportunites

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Testing for COVID-19

If you develop symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath or have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, contact your primary care provider or make use of the following resources from the state:

Use the COVID-19 Symptom Checker to determine whether you should seek testing or medical assistance:

Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (7am-11pm ET)
Call (Clinical COVID-19 Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)

For more information on testing centers throughout the state, please visit the New Jersey Testing Informational Page.

Center for Disease Control

CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.

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State of NJ

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub. What you need to know. Find services and information. Top questions. Announcements. Live updates.

Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (7a-11p)

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

Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts

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NJ 211

This state website was created to answer questions about COVID-19. 

If you would like to receive texts regarding updates and alerts as it relates to COVID-19, please text “NJCOVID” to 898-211. 

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Bergen ResourceNet

Your source of information about support, resources, and services for families in Bergen County. Check our Resources to Maintain Wellbeing and Balance in CoVID-19 times – it is updated daily!

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NJ Department of Health

Mental Health AMerica

Mental Health And COVID-19 – Information And Resources. To aid individuals and communities during this time, MHA has compiled a range of resources and information.

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Meadowlands YMCA Online

The Meadowlands YMCA Online was created as a virtual portal to deliver you a Y experience, along with tips and tricks for making it through these uncharted times.

Here, you can find, free online workout, resources for homeschooling, activities for families, tips for staying connected while at home, how to help a neighbor during this time, medical resources, family resources, career development, and much more. Our community is strong, and together, we will make it through this and become even stronger.

HEALTHCARE WORKERS, FIRST RESPONDERS, AND OTHER ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL: The New York Football Giants have generously funded a new program at the Meadowlands YMCA to provide childcare at NO COST TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS for 10 weeks beginning March 26th.

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NJ Department of Human Services

Visit here for Human Services COVID-19 guidance for individuals, families, and providers. 

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SNAP and WFNJ Updates During Coronavirus

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) Updates

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NJ FamilyCare

NJ FamilyCare is Working to Support New Jerseyans’ Health Care Needs During the Coronavirus Emergency.

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NJ Dept. of Children and Families

The NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF) is continuing to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and its impact on children, families, our staff and our partner providers, throughout the state.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The CFPB is committed to providing consumers with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances during this difficult time as the situation evolves.

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NJ Reentry Corp (Operating Remotely)

Please see the following numbers for text/calls for all NJ Reentry Corp.

Bergen County: 929.274.1438, Jennifer | Essex County: 314.635.8160, Jeran | Hudson County: 973.264.9419, Dwayne | Middlesex County: 732.200.2973, Tasha | Monmouth County: 908.514.8767, Brian | Ocean County: 240.560.8753, Jacqueline | Passaic County: 973.910.0149, Jada | Union County: 551.220.6092, Fela

If you know of any formerly incarcerated citizen, max out, probationers/drug court clients, parolees, halfway house residents, etc. that are in need of our services…mental health, addiction, food stamps, food, Medicaid, GA, TRA, housing, ID, BC, SS, resume, federal bonding, employment, all within operational means due to the COVID-19 crisis …please contact the director in the desired county above.