Important Information! 

New Jersey’s Phased Approach to COVID-19 Vaccination: Phase 1A

The Department of Health (DOH) has put out a notice that vaccinations for COVID-19 are now being given to New Jersey's Phase1A Group: healthcare workers, who are paid and unpaid persons serving in health care settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials. Phase1A also includes long-term care residents and staff. Read the below DOH letter, facts sheet, and vaccine location finder.  The Division of Consumer Affairs has sent out this same information to mental healthcare workers, including psychologists. 

Department of Health Letter Phase 1A
Department of Health FAQs
Location finder
More information - 109 locations to get the vaccination
Schedule a vaccine


Important January 2021 Update - New Jersey Extends State of Public Health Emergency - Read More

Important Board of Psychological Examiners Rule Adoption 

Rule Adoption in the January 4, 2021 NJ Register, regarding the State Board of Psychological Examiners: degrees earned outside of the United States.

Important New Law - Licensure Act Licensure Requirements Revision
On December 14, 2020, NJ Governor Murphy signed into law bill S2582/A543  that amends the licensure requirements for psychologists in the State. NJPA will be discussing the implementation of this new law with the Board of Psychological Examiners in January. NJPA Committee on Legislative Affairs will be discussing this new law at their January meeting. NJPA will keep our members posted.

Important New Law - New Jersey Health Care Transparency Law
On December 14th Governor Murphy signed S-2465/A-4143 (Sweeney/Conaway), New Jersey Health Care Transparency Act, into law.  This act shall take effect on the first day of the seventh month next following enactment, July 1, 2021. NJPA Committee on Legislative Affairs will be discussing this new law at their January meeting.  NJPA will keep our members posted.