NPCOVID19 01/12/21 Tuesday Update from Mayor Al Morgan





We have 8 new Covid-19 cases in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and 3 newly recovered. Our current total active cases in New Providence is 44 non-LTC cases and 0 LTC cases.


Here is a breakdown of our current cases:


– 6 New Adult non-LTC Cases


– 2 New Child Cases:

– 1 NPMS Student

– 1 Child not in school


– 3 New Recovered


– 44 Total Active Cases:

– 44 non-LTC

– 0 LTC


New Providence has had a total of 314 positive COVID-19 cases since October 1st:


October – 12 Cases


November- 99 Cases


December – 150 Cases


January (1st – 12th) – 53 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:




Please register here for the vaccine:


For more information please visit


More vaccine information can also be found here:


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




Please continue to follow all CDC safety protocols outlined here:




Testing at Kean University is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-2:00pm (hours are being scaled back for testing as the County begins to ramp up hours for vaccines). Walk-up testing is available this week in Plainfield (Milt Campbell Field East 3rd St) on Thursday 1/14 10:00am-1:00pm. For information about 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:


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:


It’s OK to Not Feel OK video:


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



ADDITIONAL 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




During these unprecedented times, our local small businesses have suffered so much and need us now more than ever. Our local businesses are the heart of our community and have consistently contributed generously to many of our local organizations, youth programs, and community events and activities over the years. They really need us now to help them. Please support our local businesses and SHOP NEW PROVIDENCE.


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

– Mayor Al Morgan


New Providence