New Jersey Gov.
Chris Christie and his top health official are urging people in New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island to avoid traveling to areas where there is an outbreak of the coronavirus.
In New Jersey, Christie told a news conference that people with suspected of having the virus should get tested for the disease.
Christie said in New Brunswick that the state would expand its vaccination program in the New York City metropolitan area to include the city.
He said people should avoid travel to areas with a reported high number of confirmed cases of Bordetellosis.
Christie also urged residents of the areas affected to go to a health center and get vaccinated.
The governors office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from NBC News.
The governors office has also said that people in Connecticut and New Jersey should stay away from areas with reported cases.
Officials say that in New England, there is a substantial increase in cases in people who live in areas with high Bordetellella infections.
In Rhode Island, Gov.
Gina Raimondo has also issued a travel alert.
In New Hampshire, Govs.
Maggie Hassan and Angus King said people who work in or have visited areas with an elevated rate of Bordeels should avoid going there.
In a message to residents, the governors said people in the affected areas should go to their local health departments to get vaccinated and call their doctor if they get the Bordeella infection.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the number of new confirmed cases has risen to 17,091 from 14,906.