We have 1 new school aged case (Salt Brook School) and 1 new recovered case reported to us from the Board of Health, keeping our total at 45 active cases in New Providence. 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 72 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
If you are not feeling well, stay home, self-isolate and get tested. The Kean University testing site is open Mon/Wed/Fri from 9am-4pm by appointment through https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/drive-in-kean-location/ or by calling 908-518-4307. This site is administering a 3-in-1 test that screens for COVID-19, Flu-A and Flu-B.
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!
– Mayor Al Morgan