Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey, Bringing New Total to 34 States and Territories
As of Tuesday, September 29, there are currently 34 states and territories that meet the criteria stated above: Alabama; Alaska; Arkansas; Colorado; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Iowa; Idaho; Indiana; Illinois; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Minnesota; Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; Nevada; Oklahoma; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Wisconsin; West Virginia; and Wyoming.
“We continue to ask New Jerseyans returning home and travelers visiting the state to practice self-responsibility and good citizenship by complying with our quarantine advisories to reduce the potential for outbreaks,” said Governor Murphy. “It remains critically important for anyone arriving to New Jersey from these 34 states and territories to get tested for COVID-19 and self-quarantine for 14 days.”
Travelers and those residents who are returning from impacted states should self-quarantine at their home, hotel, or other temporary lodging. Individuals should leave the place of self-quarantine only to seek medical care/treatment or to obtain food and other essential items.
It is expected that individuals will follow the public health advisory to self-quarantine. The list of states will be updated on a rolling basis and is accessible here.