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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on August 21, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in New Jersey, we recommend that you visit the Department of Human Services or the governor's COVID-19 Resources website

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Description of Program and Relief

Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures Allowed to Resume

Elective surgeries and invasive procedures, both medical and dental, are allowed to resume. These procedures must resume according to the policies issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and the Division of Consumer Affairs, which include requirements that providers establish a prioritization policy for providing care and scheduling of these procedures.

Government or Lead Agency

New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs

Dates Available

May 26, 2020

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

The requirements and restrictions for hospitals are available here.

The requirements and restrictions for ambulatory surgery centers are available here.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information


List of Additional Information

More information is available here.

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