NJ launches COVID vaccine plan for people with developmental disabilities. Here's how it works

The state Department of Health unveiled a new COVID-19 vaccination plan for group home residents with developmental disabilities that begins late this week, officials said.

Here’s what the residents, their families and the people who care for them will need to know ahead of getting vaccinated.

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LGBTQ youth faces an 'epidemic' within the COVID pandemic — a lack of safe housing

“LGBTQ youth are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than non-LGBTQ counterparts, according to data from Data from True Colors United, an organization dedicated to ending youth homelessness.
Although 7% of the general U.S. population identifies as LGBTQ, LGBTQ people make up 40% of the nation's homeless youth population.”
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Resources available to LGBTQIA Youth

Did you know about all of the great resources available to LGBTQIA🏳️‍🌈 youth across New Jersey?

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Sherrill gets seat on Education & Labor Committee

As she begins her second term in Congress, Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) will take on a third committee assignment as a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor.

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Sussex County, Zufall partner to provide free COVID-19 tests

“Sussex County has partnered with Zufall Health Center to offer weekly, no-cost COVID-19 testing for six months at three alternating locations beginning Thursday.”
This offering will assist those that are uninsured or under-insured.
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The Inauguration of Joe Biden

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have been sworn in at the US Capitol. Harris made history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president.

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