Consumers in New Jersey can now go online to check the staffing level in nursing homes.

The state Department of Health announced Monday that first-quarter staffing reports for licensed nursing homes can be viewed on its website. The reports will be updated quarterly.

The system allows users to view staff-to-patient ratios for each shift, day or night. The reports also provide the state staffing average in each category. Nursing homes started giving the state data in January.

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