TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There’s progress on the road to reopening in New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order allowing summer camps to open for the season.READ MORE: New Jersey Easing COVID Restrictions At Nursing Homes
That means kids can go to day and sleepaway camps.
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Health officials say staff must be trained in infection control. There will be daily health screenings and cleanings, and rules for face coverings and social distance remain in place.
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“As an additional safeguard, we will be requiring that unvaccinated overnight campers and staff receive a COVID test before the camp begins and within the first few days of their session,” Murphy said.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine: Evidence Presented At CDC Meeting Shows Benefits Of Pfizer Shots To Children 12-15 Outweigh Negatives
Camp groups will be cohorted, meaning the same staff members and students will remain together.