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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Changing channels

Piggy bank underwater.

A year into the pandemic, with the outlook for SMBs in New Jersey seeming slightly better based on recent economic data, Piermont Bank founder and CEO Wendy Cai-Lee explores how to leverage your bank to help stabilize your business, finance your growth and move forward. And how your bank can play a more active role in helping navigate the financing landscape.

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Green shoots

Welcome sign of a bar or pub, with reminder to wear mask and observe social distancing. Concept of new normal operations in a bar or restaurant.

As the state begins to recover from the COVID-19 economic downturn, the industries hit hardest by the pandemic a year ago seem to be rebounding most quickly. Sectors such leisure and hospitality, and construction have boomed in recent months, posting some of the largest job gains this spring.

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Anyone over 16 in NJ can now get COVID vaccine

Gov. Phil Murphy, University Hospital President and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Dean Dr. Robert Johnson and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. visit and inspect University Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Newark on Dec. 15, 2020.. - EDWIN J. TORRES

Expanding eligibility is a key step in the governor's goal to fully vaccinate 4.7 million residents by June 30, a threshold he argues is vital to building widespread resistance against the virus. As of April 18, the state put 6 million shots in people's arms, with nearly 2.5 million people fully vaccinated.

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