March 5 – March 11 – New Providence

There are currently 8 new active cases of COVID-19 reported in New Providence.

  • 8 new cases reported:
  • 5 non-LTC adults
  • 3 children
  • 6 new cases recovered
  • 8 Total current active cases (all non-LTC)

New Providence has had a total of 706 positive cases reported since January 1:

• 2020 – 441 Cases
• 2021 – 1,004 cases
• 2022 – 706 cases

  • January – 646 cases
  • February – 48 cases
  • March – 12 Cases

For our current case statistics, please visit https://www.newprov.org/case-statistics/

According to the CDC COVID-19 County Tracker, Union County, New Jersey, the community level is LOW: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html

Union County Rental Assistance Program:

UPDATE – Union County Rental Assistance Program NOW OPEN

Mortgage assistance:
https://www.njerma.com

Utility support:
https://nj.gov/governor/news/news/562022/approved/20220302b.shtml

Emergency food distribution events:

Food distribution events

If you need food assistance now, please call the Union County Social Services Action Line at 888-845-3434.

TESTING INFORMATION:
Union County Testing Locations: https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/covid19testing/

NJ testing locations:
https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/testing#test-sites

Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available for NJ residents:
https://learn.vaulthealth.com/nj/

Information on free public testing and treatment for COVID-19:
https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/testing-and-treatment/where-can-i-get-free-public-covid-19-testing-or-treatment

Information on self-declaration of home tests:

You have taken a rapid home COVID-19 test. . . Now what?

VACCINE INFORMATION:
Local information on vaccines, reminders and tests:

Welcome to the Official Union County Covid-19 Portal

vaccines.gov
You can also text your zip code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233 to find a COVID-19 vaccine near you.

NJ COVID-19 Information Center:
https://covid19.nj.gov/

Information links for NJ parents:
https://www.njparentlink.nj.gov/

https://njparentlink.nj.gov/njparentlink/current/covid-19.html

For COVID-related medical information, please call the NJPIES Call Center:
800-962-1253

General information about COVID-19 is available from the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health and CDC.gov.

Updates, trends and information from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center:
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/data

The state’s public health emergency was lifted by the governor. Unless the public health emergency is restored or we see a spike or increase in cases, we are temporarily suspending weekly reporting, but we continue to monitor the situation closely and will keep you informed of any changes. In the meantime, you can track information about Covid19 cases and vaccinated residents on the New Jersey State Dashboard at: Covid19.NJ.Gov

You can track NJ case statistics by region at:
https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID-19_Report_Week_2022_9.pdf

Please keep our lost, our afflicted, their loved ones, all of our first responders, essential workers, and all those at the forefront and affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers. We wish everyone a speedy recovery.

Be safe, be well and stay Pioneer Strong!

– Mayor Al Morgan

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