DCF COVID-19 Guidelines

Department of Children and Families is continuing to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and its impact on children, families, our staff and our partner providers, throughout the state. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NJ Department of Health are providing ongoing guidance and direction regarding necessary precautions and action plans. The experts agree that Coronavirus prevention strategies are similar to what we do to prevent the flu:

·        Wash your hands in soap and water, regularly

·        Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow

·        Avoid touching your face, mouth and eyes

·        If you are feeling unwell, stay home and rest

·        Governor Murphy's Press Conferences 

*Links to resources mentioned

NJ Department of Children and Families:  https://www.nj.gov/dcf/

DCF COVID-19 Guidelines for Providers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 


[email protected]

COVID-19 Information for Health Professionals

COVID-19: Information for Communities and the General Public  

NJ Department of Education:  https://www.nj.gov/education/
Guidance for Childcare and K-12 Schools  

Civil Service Commission: https://www.state.nj.us/csc/
COVID-19 Guidelines for Staff

COVID-19 FAQs for Staff 

Department of Human Services: https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/
Guidance for Providers of Services for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

Guidance for Individuals and Families of Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

NJ Familycare / Medicaid: http://www.njfamilycare.org/default.aspx
Certificate of Waiver of Medicaid/ NJ FamilyCare and Charity Care Co-payments for COVID-19 Testing, Visits for Testing and Testing-related Services