Good Morning New Providence. I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving and is enjoying this beautiful weekend. Since Thursday, 11/26 we have had 8 new cases in our community (all non-LTC), and 16 recovered cases reported to us from the Board of Health, bringing our total down to 38 active cases in New Providence. Here is the breakdown of our current cases:
- 3 new adult cases as of Thursday 11/26
- 5 new adult cases as of Friday 11/27
- 0 new adult cases as of Saturday 11/28
- 14 recovered as of Fri 11/27
- 2 more recovered as of Saturday 11/28
There are currently no Long Term Care (LTC) cases in our community, and thankfully no new deaths. We wish all a speedy recovery! Please continue to keep our lost, afflicted, and their families in your thoughts and prayers.
New Providence has had 95 positive COVID-19 cases since November 1st. We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.
The most recent NPCOVID19 case statistics for the borough can be found on the borough website at: https://www.newprov.org/download/Board%20of%20Health/coronavirus_information/Coronavirus-Cases.pdf
The only definitive way to know if you have COVID-19 is by getting tested. Testing is available to all Union County residents who wish to be tested, whether or not they are experiencing symptoms. It is free of charge, regardless of whether you have insurance or not. Beginning November 30, Kean University will be open for testing Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm and Thursdays 9:00am-2:30pm by appointment. Additionally, check the Union County COVID-19 website for the location of walk-up locations throughout the county. For additional information about testing and locations, please call 908-518-4307 or visit https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/walk-up-locations/
Please follow all CDC safety protocols outlined here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html
Resources and additional information are available on the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub at https://covid19.nj.gov/, and on our borough website under the COVID-19 tab at https://www.newprov.org/information-and-resources/
Be safe, keep well, and stay strong. We will get through this. Pioneer Strong!
We wish Mrs Morgan a very Happy Birthday today and thank her for all she does for our community. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
– Mayor Al Morgan