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Coronavirus Updates

Mar 22, 2022
NJ CAR has received questions from dealerships regarding when salespersons can accompany customers on test drives and what precautions the dealership should take when they accompany the customer in the vehicle.  At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State required that test drives only be conducted by the...
Mar 08, 2022
On March 4, 2022, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 292 lifting the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency effective March 7, 2022.  EO 292 also formally lifts the statewide school and daycare mask mandate. However, the State of Emergency declared in Executive Order 103 remains in place to ensure a...
Jan 13, 2022
Today, the United States Supreme Court STAYED implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “Vax or Test” Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS required most employers with 100 or more employees to implement policies for employees to either get (1) fully vaccinated or (2) tested weekly for COVID-19...
Dec 30, 2021
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has announced that it is updating its guidance on the isolation and quarantine period for both the public and healthcare providers on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  NJDOH is expected to publish its revised guidelines in the...
Dec 28, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its recommended length of time for individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have come into close contact with a person who is positive for COVID-19.  The CDC explained that the reason for the change is based on...
Nov 16, 2021
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a formal stay of OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Technical Standard (ETS), pending a full review by the Court.  The OSHA vaccine or test mandate has faced challenges in at least a half dozen Courts.  In issuing its formal stay, the Court directed...
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