The Princeton Mercer Convention & Visitors Bureau is actively monitoring developments surrounding the Coronavirus as the health and safety of visitors to Mercer County is paramount.
Effective Saturday, March 21 at 9 pm, Gov. Murphy has recommended all residents stay at home until further notice, with certain exceptions, as well the cancellation of all public gatherings. Gov. Murphy urges social distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals, as well as improved sanitary and hygiene practices. In the “Stay at Home Order,” gatherings of individuals, such as parties, celebrations, or other social events, are canceled, unless explicitly authorized by Executive Order 107.
Non-essential retail businesses must close storefront and/or brick-and-mortar premises operations while Executive Order 107 is in effect, and all recreational and entertainment businesses must close to the public.
PMCVB is committed to ensuring the safety and health of our residents, partners, tourists, visitors and staff, and will provide you with tourism-related updates, as we closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak in our state and throughout the country.
The links below offer the most up to date information regarding travel and cases and will keep you apprised of any significant new developments.
Take everyday precautions
- Wash hands often with soap and water. If not available, use hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Stay home while you are sick and avoid contact with others
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
New Jersey Resources
The state of NJ has a 24 Hour Public Hotline 1-800-222-1222 trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions about coronavirus. The call is free.
Princetoncovid.org - A Community Collaboration of Princeton Public Library, the Municipality of Princeton and Princeton Public Schools.
Local Business Resources
Here are some helpful links with the latest official information and procedural guidance for businesses to operate
- CDC – Guidance for businesses and employers
- Questions about employee sick time laws? Visit the Department of Labor and Workforce Development
United States and Global Resources