Frequently asked questions from County of Monmouth

Is there a calculator I can use to estimate by Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

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You can use this online calculator to estimate your Unemployment Insurance Benefits in New Jersey State. 

What is the Maximum Weekly Base Rate for UI benefits in New Jersey?

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The Weekly Benefit Rate is capped at a maximum amount based on the state minimum wage. For 2020, the maximum weekly benefit rate is $713.

Your weekly benefit rate is calculated at 60% of the average weekly wage you earned during the base year, up to that maximum. They determine the average weekly wage based on wage information your employer(s) report.

If you are not entitled to the weekly maximum benefit amount, you may be able to increase your entitlement with dependency benefits.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

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The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell.

Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who get COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.

People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

Where can I find more information about all the cases in the US?

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You can find a detailed map with the spread of the cases here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

What should I do if I am sick?

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If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

You can read more about what the CDC recommends here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html

Where can I find the list of all cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State of New Jersey?

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You can find the count of cases per county here: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_dashboard.shtml

Is there a phone hotline to get answers about COVID-19 in New Jersey State?

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Yes! you can call the public call center at 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 if in NJ but using an out of state cell phone.

Trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions about coronavirus. The call is free.

What is the deadline to register to vote in New Jersey State?

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The registration deadline to vote in the next election is 21 days prior to the election day.

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