NPCOVID19 12/20/20 Sunday Update from Mayor Al Morgan

 

We have 10 new Covid-19 cases in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and 6 more recovered. Our current total active cases in New Providence is 34 (34 non-LTC cases and 0 LTC cases).

 

Here is a breakdown of our current cases:

 

– 9 New Adult Cases

– 1 New Child Case

– 1 Student (not NP schools)

– 6 Recovered

– 2 Adults non- LTC

– 4 Adults LTC at Lantern Hill Independent Living

 

– 34 Total Active Cases:

– 34 Active non-LTC Cases

– 0 Active LTC Cases

 

New Providence has had a total of 197 positive COVID-19 cases since October 1st:

 

October – 12 Cases

 

November- 99 Cases

 

December (1st-20th) – 86 Cases

 

We wish all a speedy recovery! Please keep our lost, afflicted, their families, all of our dedicated first responders, emergency management, medical personnel, and essential workers in your thoughts and prayers.

 

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

 

We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.

 

Please continue to follow all CDC safety protocols outlined here:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

 

COVID-19 TESTING:

The week of Christmas and New Year’s, the Kean University Drive Thru Testing will be open Monday through Wednesday 9 am – 4 pm. *Please Note: There are currently no appointments left at Kean for this coming week. There will be no walk-up test sites through New Year’s.  Please make an appointment at https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing drive-in-kean-location/ for the Kean Drive Thru or use the third-party search tool at https://ucnj.org/covid19/test-finder/ to find a testing facility. Additionally, check the Union County COVID-19 website for the location of walk-up locations throughout the county. 908-518-4307 or visit https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/walk-up-locations/

 

NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination.shtml

 

Additional resources and information are available to our residents on the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub at https://covid19.nj.gov/, and on our New Providence Borough website under the COVID-19 tab at https://www.newprov.org/information-and-resources/

 

Stay safe, keep well, and be strong. We will get through this. Pioneer Strong!

– Mayor Al Morgan

New Providence