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CDC expands definition of ‘close contacts,’ after study suggests Covid-19 can be passed in brief interactions
 
US Army bans masks with valves for soldiers in South Korea since the exhaled air passes out through the mask unfiltered (journal article from Stars and Stripes).
NJ/ NJDOH now has a tab on the NJ Covid-19 Dashboard for School Data
MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD: The Governor stated that school nurses would do Covid-19 testing, in his September 30th Covid-19 briefing. Please click here to read the excellent letter written by a Camden school nurse encouraging colleagues to write letters to the Governor and their representatives regarding the feasibility of this plan.
NJSSNA members' conversation thread please click here
Highlights from the thread (one of the great reasons to join NJSSNA/NASN)
NJ.com Article Regarding the Receipt of Rapid Tests From the Feds
FDA Usage of BinaxNow Rapid Test
BinaxNow Provider Fact Sheet
*Short Video on BinaxNow lo
*interesting fact from the above video: nasal swab can be negative while Covid-19 is present in the lungs
Fact Sheet From the Manufacturer
A great big thank you to Sheila Caldwell, BSN, RN, CSN-NJ for this information
  • Please click here to see excerpts from the 9/28 and 9/30 Covid-19 briefing​
  • Governor Murphy's contact information is as follows:
    • Mailing address: Honorable Phil Murphy​, Governor, Office of the Governor, P.O. Box 001, Trenton, New Jersey, 08625
    • Email address: You can upload your letter to the following contact form field by clicking on this link
    • Phone number: 1-609-292-6000
  • To find your local Senate and Assembly representatives, please click on this link​(My apologies that the previous link was for the Federal, not State legislature.)
Congratulations to our NJSSNA leadership team for this historic accomplishment. Please click here for the NJSSNA announcement from September 14, 2020

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