We are so incredibly thankful for our selfless, devoted, and outstanding New Providence EMS, who work tireless 24/7 to help keep us safe, especially during this pandemic. With your generous support, they are able to volunteer, serve, and provide emergency medical care to those in need. Thank you for their outstanding service to New Providence!
Congratulations to the new 2021 Officers:
President: Jessica Short
Vice President: Susan Crum
Treasurer: Denise Barber
Secretary:Mary Ellen Stokes
Captain: Susan DeLuise
Operations Lt.: Chris Melhuish
Day Lt.: Maggie Dilley
Night Lt.: Sara Costa
Training Lt.: Carolyn Glatz
We have 4 new Covid-19 case in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and 2 newly recovered.
Our current total active cases in New Providence is 29 non-LTC cases and 0 LTC cases.
Here is a breakdown of our current cases:
– 3 New Adult non-LTC Cases
– 1 New Child Case:
– 1 Salt Brook Student
– 2 New Recovered
– 29 Total Active Cases:
– 29 non-LTC
– 0 LTC
New Providence has had a total of 358 positive COVID-19 cases since October 1st:
October – 12 Cases
November- 99 Cases
December – 150 Cases
January (1st – 25th) – 97 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.
NJ VACCINE CALL CENTER IS OPEN: 855-568-0545
New Jersey’s new call center is now open to assist people without a computer in making an appointment to receive a coronavirus vaccine. Live agents staff the center, which can be reached at 855-568-0545 daily 8am-8pm. During first few weeks, please expect high call volume.
NEW JERSEY ONLINE VACCINE REGISTRATION PORTAL:
When the user is eligible, they should receive an email from the state with a link to choose an available vaccination location to set an appointment. Please keep checking back through your received link for availabilities.
UNION COUNTY VACCINE SIGN-UP PORTAL AND INFORMATION:
The Union County Mobile Test unit will visit the following locations this week:
Tuesday, January 26 – 10am – Noon
Jefferson School – 155 Hilton Avenue, Union
Thursday, January 28 – 10am-Noon
School #28 Juan Pablo Duarte – Jose Julian Marci
25 1st Street, Elizabeth
Free walk-up COVID-19 Saliva Tests. No appointment necessary.
For details and a full list of walkups, visit: https://ucnj.org/covid19/testing/walk-up-locations/
We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.
For more NPCOVID19 information please visit and reference the following Borough website sub-pages with COVID-19 information:
* Case Statistics: https://www.newprov.org/case-statistics/
* NPCOVID19 case statistics chart: https://www.newprov.org/download/Board%20of%20Health/coronavirus_information/Coronavirus-Cases.pdf
* Vaccination Information: https://www.newprov.org/covid-19-vaccination-information/
* Covid-19 Websites and Resources: https://www.newprov.org/information-and-resources/
* Press Releases & Updates: https://www.newprov.org/press-releases/
* Testing Sites: https://www.newprov.org/testing-sites/
* Covid-19 Videos: https://www.newprov.org/covid-19-videos/
* Covid-19 Support Resources: https://www.newprov.org/covid-19-mental-health-resources/
* Mayor & Council Covid-19 Updates: https://www.newprov.org/mayor-and-council-updates/
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:
VALENTINE’S FOR THE TROOPS
The New Providence Recreation Department is joining Radio’s 94.7 in sending Valentine’s Day Cards to US Troops. Now more than ever, our troops need our support. Show your love to our military servicewomen and men by sending them a Valentine’s Day card! Last year, over 30,000 cards were sent… The goal this year is 50,000 cards!Purchase or create a Valentine’s Day card of your own and drop it off in the Valentine Collection Box in the vestibule area by the Elkwood Ave Entrance at 360 Elkwood Avenue by Sunday, January 31.
Letter writing guidelines:
Keep the letters uplifting and happy
Encourage the troops
No photos, glitter, or loose items
Thank you for helping share some love this Valentine’s Day!
We are all in this together and together we will get through this! Be safe. Keep well. And stay strong. Pioneer Strong!
-Mayor Al Morgan