Dear PROCEED community,
Protecting the health, safety and well-being of staff, community and partners we serve is our primary mission. We are closely monitoring all guidance from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace and the community, and ensure the continuity of service operations.

In this update we outline the proactive steps we are taking as a community agency to reduce potential exposure.
Important PROCEED, Inc. Updates:
  • Our preschools are closed, as per the decision of the State of New Jersey Department of Education.

  • Home visits have been suspended (until further notice), as well as HIV Testing in the community, support groups, conferences, events, employee travel and attendance to in-person meetings. 

However, as of today, our offices are open with essential employees to assist you. We ask that you call us before visiting at (908) 351-7727 or email at to see if we can assist you remotely.
Please contact us by phone or e-mail
& do not come to the agency if you:
  1. Traveled internationally within the last 14 days from affected areas.
  2. Have an onset of fever of 100.4F or greater.
  3. Are experiencing signs/symptoms of lower respiratory illness (cough, shortness of breath, runny nose)
  4. Have been in close contact with a person with laboratory confirmed COVID-19, or wit a person who is awaiting test results.

You can email us at  or call us first at (908)351-7727 to see if we can assist you remotely. 

We will continue to be diligent in our protocols
throughout this emergency and beyond.

Maintain updated by visiting;
  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at
  2. State of NJ - NJHealth at
  3. World Health Organization, Coronavirus Advisory Information at
We wish you health. Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone (908-351-7727) or by e-mail ( We will provide additional updates, as needed.
Please read our e-mails to stay informed.

Teresa Soto Vega, MPA
Executive Director