The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) offer the following preventative steps:
- Stay home if you are sick
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with those who are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, throw the tissue in the trash, then wash hands
Are you PROPERLY washing your hands? Proper hand hygiene is the most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of germs and to protect yourself and others from illnesses.
Per the Governor's Executive Order 125, all customers using the system are required to wear a face covering while on board a NJ TRANSIT vehicle. For details visit: https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-125.pdf
Per the Governor's Executive Order 163, face coverings are required outdoors when it is not practicable for individuals in outdoor public spaces to socially distance and keep a six-foot distance from others. For details visit: https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-163.pdf
NJ TRANSIT must limit capacity on all trains, buses, light rail vehicles, and paratransit vehicles to 50 percent of their maximum. The 50 percent limit includes capacity with standees on buses. This applies to Private Carrier bus operators as well.