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US 2020 Census: ONLY 73.6% of Bergen County Households Have Responded!

When only 72.4% of residents responded in 2010, Bergen County lost funding for programs and a representative.  Please encourage family and friends to be counted in the 2020 Census.

Did you complete a Census for all properties, including seasonal homes? (Read more)

It has never been easier to respond to the census on your own: 2020census.gov, over the phone, or by mail.  Data collection will end September 30, 2020.  (Read more...)

Quick fact sheet to share with others: (Read more...)

Help needed with completing the 2020 U.S. Census Questionnaire?  Assistance is available in 59 non-English languages. (Read rore...


The Road Back - Stage 3? - Not Yet!

Stage 2 Updates through September 4th

  • Restaurants resume indoor dining with limited capacity & meeting mandatory health & safety standards (Read more)

  •  Gyms and health clubs indoor facilities can reopen with limited capacity & meeting mandatory health & safety standards. (Read more)

  •  Limit on indoor gatherings and performance venues increased to 25% of room capacity with 150 person maximum. (Read more)

Read Governor Murphy's plan to restore economic health through public health


UMBRELLA: RESUMING INSIDE JOBS

As the country embarks on various stages of re-opening, we have now re-opened our core home services too, where allowed by local regulations. But one thing is very clear: we absolutely cannot compromise on standards that put your safety first.  Call 973-200-4499 or sign up online. (Read more...)


Your Five Wishes…

In these unprecedented times, we hear about so many people who suddenly find themselves in ICU… Does it raise questions about planning in advance for your care in an emergency situation  - especially if family might not be at your side?

We invite you to view a webinar, "Five Wishes Made Easy," to learn about a simple tool for documenting what matters most to you. NJV is providing a free copy of "Five Wishes" for you to download and print so you can follow along (and draft Your Five Wishes) while viewing the webinar. (Read more...)


DID YOU RECEIVE YOUR STIMULUS PAYMENT?

The Treasury Department sent out over 4 million stimulus payments in the form of VISA debit cards issued by Metabank.  Did you receive an envelope from Metabank and think it was a scam or junk mail with a phony debit card? The Metabank debit card can be replaced.  (See question #48)

If you received your stimulus money on a Metabank debit card and want to know how you can use it - and want to avoid fees, read this article.


MEDICARE AND TELEHEALTH & MORE

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, legislative mandates and administrative authorities have allowed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue temporary Medicare waivers and rules. Combined, these policies have let beneficiaries receive a wider range of health services from home, from a broader array of providers, and using more types of technology. (Read more...)
 

NJV Survey

NJV would be grateful for your feedback about the value of NJV’s website and Constant Contact messages during this COVID-19 quarantine and Census 2020 period – and on an ongoing basis.

NJV Website & Messages Survey