March 2, 2022: Statement of Cathy Bennett, NJHA President and CEO, on Gov. Murphy’s Executive Order 290 on COVID Vaccination and Booster Shots for Healthcare Workers

“We greatly appreciate the Governor’s flexibility in giving New Jersey healthcare workers additional opportunities to comply with the state’s booster shot requirement, and for sticking with the science that has guided New Jersey’s response throughout this pandemic. Our healthcare facilities continue to work closely with their team members to answer concerns, dispel misinformation and increase booster shot acceptance. The new executive order from the Governor will help us meet our shared goal of vaccinating our healthcare workforce.”