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Posted on: October 31, 2022

NJ COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force on Racial & Health Disparities Sets Public Meetings

New Jersey Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities announced three public hearings where participants can share personal stories and your community's experiences with theCOVID-19 pandemic. These comments will assist the Task Force work towards understanding the impact of COVID-19 and eliminating health disparities in New Jersey. The meetings will take place:
Rutgers -Camden Campus
 Wednesday, November 2, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 Campus Center Multipurpose Room, 326 Penn St., Camden, NJ
Rutgers – Newark Campus
 Wednesday, November 9, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 Lecture Hall B552, 185 South Orange Ave, Newark, NJ
Virtual Public Hearing
 Tuesday, December 6, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Advanced registration is suggested for the hearings, along with parking registration for the in-person hearings.  
 The purpose of the Task Force is to evaluate how and why the COVID-19 Pandemic has disproportionately affected minority and marginalized communities in New Jersey, solicit and receive testimonies from members of the State’s minority and marginalized communities, based on their experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and generate recommendations on how to eliminate these racial and health disparities. These hearings will assist the task force accomplish their goals.
Contact: Paul Penna, Senior Legislative Analyst,, 609-695-3481, x110.

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