NPCOVID19 12/29/20 Tuesday Update from Mayor Al Morgan:

We have 1 new Covid-19 case in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and 2 new recovered. Our current total active cases in New Providence is 57 (54 non-LTC cases and 3 LTC cases).

Here is a breakdown of our current cases:

  • 1 New Adult non-LTC Case
  • 2 New Recovered non-LTC
    • 54 non-LTC
    • 3 LTC

New Providence has had a total of 249 positive COVID-19 cases since October 1st:

  • October – 12 Cases
  • November- 99 Cases
  • December (1st-29th) – 138 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:

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


You are considered a close contact if you have been within six feet of someone with a positive test result for more than 10 minutes at least two days before their positive test if you didn’t have any symptoms, or two days before your first symptom appeared.


The safest way to celebrate the New Year is at home with the people who live with you. Please consider this information:


Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others.



Please continue to follow all CDC safety protocols outlined here:


For Union County free testing please call 908-518-4307 or visit or



Support Services are available in Union County for residents who are experiencing anxiety or stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic:

RESOURCES and INFORMATION: Additional resources and information are available to our residents on the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub at, and on our New Providence Borough website under the COVID-19 tab at


There have been recent car thefts in our community in the Oakwood Park neighborhood. Please DO NOT LEAVE YOUR KEYS OR KEY FOBS in your vehicles. Everyone in all neighborhoods should be vigilant, lock all car doors, and do not keep keys in your car(s). If you see suspicious or out-of-the-ordinary behavior, please immediately contact our police department at (908) 665-1111.


Thank you to our New Providence Presbyterian Church for generously offering use of their parking lot to help accommodate our Prestige Diner patronage. This is Pioneer Spirit at its finest! Neighbors helping neighbors, businesses helping businesses, especially during these unprecedented times, is what our community is all about. Thank you!

Wishing our friends, families, and neighbors who are celebrating, a very Joyous Kwanzaa!

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

– Mayor Al Morgan

New Providence