We have 5 new adult cases and 1 new recovered case reported to us from the Board of Health, bringing our total to 49 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 77 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. Walk-up testing is available through the Union County Division of Health on Tuesday, November 24th in both Union (10:00am-1:00pm) and Rahway (3:00pm-5:00pm). Union County residents can walk up without an appointment to any FREE Mobile Covid-19 testing site offered, with a smart phone or tablet; no vehicle required. Tablets will be provided for those without smart devices. For questions regarding testing locations, contact (908)518-4307. The Union County COVID-19 Mobile Test Unit has conducted more than 2,000 tests to date and is staffed by health professionals with the Union County Division of Health. For more information, please visit https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/walk-up-locations/
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:
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