NPCOVID19 01/11/21 Monday Update from Mayor Al Morgan

 

PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR THE VACCINE: https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

 

NPCOVID19 REPORT:

We have 5 new Covid-19 cases in our community reported to us from the Board of Health. Our current total active cases in New Providence is 39 non-LTC cases and 0 LTC cases.

 

Here is a breakdown of our current cases:

 

– 3 New Adult non-LTC Cases

 

– 2 New Child Cases

– 1 NPMS Student

– 1 Salt Brook Student

 

– 0 New Recovered non-LTC

 

– 39 Total Active Cases:

– 39 non-LTC

– 0 LTC

 

New Providence has had a total of 306 positive COVID-19 cases since October 1st:

 

October – 12 Cases

 

November- 99 Cases

 

December – 150 Cases

 

January (1st – 11th) – 45 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

 

VACCINE INFORMATION:

Please register here for the vaccine: https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

 

For more information please visit http://www.ucnj.org/vaccination.

 

More vaccine information can also be found here: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination.shtml

 

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

 

CLOSE CONTACT:

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

 

CDC SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

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:

For information about Union County free testing please call 908-518-4307 or visit https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/walk-up-locations/ or https://ucnj.org/covid19/test-finder/

 

SUPPORT SERVICES:

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

https://ucnj.org/press-releases/public-info/2020/03/18/support-available-during-covid-19-outbreak/

 

NJ’s Mobile Response services provide real-time emergency counseling 24/7. If your child is in crisis, please call 1-877-652-7624 to talk to a professional anytime.

 

CDC Managing Stress and Anxiety: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

 

It’s OK to Not Feel OK video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdKb-OtS2iw&feature=youtu.be

 

The NJ Department of Human Services toll free “warm line”- a resource for people seeking mental health service. The warm line is available 24 hours and has operators in multiple languages.  The number is (877) 294-HELP (4357)

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES and INFORMATION: 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/

 

Be safe, keep well, and stay strong. We will get through this. Pioneer Strong!

– Mayor Al Morgan

New Providence