We have 3 new Covid-19 cases in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and thankfully 5 new recovered.
Our current total active cases in New Providence is 41 (39 non-LTC and 2 LTC). This includes a slight adjustment from over the weekend.
Here is a breakdown of our current cases:
– 1 New Adult non-LTC Case
– 0 New Adult LTC Cases
– 2 New Child Cases:
– 1 Salt Brook Student
– 1 High School Student
– 5 New Recovered
– 41 Total Active Cases:
– 39 non-LTC
– 2 LTC
We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.
New Providence has had a total of 658 positive COVID-19 cases reported to us since the onset of the pandemic (includes a slight adjustment from over the weekend). Since the second wave, which began in October 2020, here are the monthly breakdowns of positive COVID-19 cases reported to us from the Board of Health to date:
October – 12 Cases
November- 99 Cases
December – 150 Cases
January – 110 Cases
February – 53 Cases
March – 54 Cases (today we surpassed our February case numbers and we are only halfway through the month!)
PLEASE MASK UP WHERE REQUIRED! It is important to continue to follow ALL CDC SAFETY PROTOCOLS outlined here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html
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.
Vaccine Information and Registration:
Vaccine eligibility expanded for several categories including transportation workers, public safety workers, and more. Please visit here for more information: covid19.nj.gov/vaccine
Union County Vaccine Registration:
NJ Vaccine Registration:
For more information please visit https://www.newprov.org/2020/12/nj-covid-19-vaccine-information/
Free Union County COVID-19 Testing:
Free Walk-Up Testing will be available at:
- Berkeley Heights – March 17, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Grove at Connell Corporate Park, 100-200 Connell Drive Berkeley Heights
- Plainfield – March 18, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Plainfield Performing Arts Center (PPAC), 724 Park Avenue, Plainfield
No car is required at the Union County’s COVID-19 mobile testing program. All sites are available on a walk-up basis.
Any County resident can use any of the walk-up sites. No appointment is required, though residents may not eat, drink, smoke, or chew gum 30 minutes prior to testing. Results will be available within 72 hours. Masks and social distance are required at all times.
Free Walk-Up Testing Locations:
Free Drive-In Testing:
Covid19 Test Location Finder:
Be safe, keep well, and stay strong. We are all in this together and together we will get through this. Pioneer Strong!
-Mayor Al Morgan