☘️Happy St Patrick’s Day!
We thankfully have no new Covid-19 cases in our community reported to us from the Board of Health, and thankfully 3 more new recovered.
Our current total active cases in New Providence is 38.
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. 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
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/
If you need help scheduling a vaccination appointment you can call the Union County Vaccination Center directly at (908) 613-7829
and Sat from 9am-1pm
Through the VAXRIDE initiative, NJ TRANSIT supports New Jerseyans in their efforts to get vaccinated against COVID-19. On their site you will find a map which can be used to find vaccination sites that are served by NJ TRANSIT bus, train and light rail routes. Check back frequently for updates. For additional assistance with finding NJ TRANSIT service to a vaccination site, please contact their Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 8:30AM – 5PM. Automated information is available 24/7.
Please see this video from the Westfield Regional Health Department regarding COVID-19 vaccinations:
Free Union County COVID-19 Testing:
Free Walk-Up Testing will be available at:
- 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 Union County resident can use any of the walk-up sites. No appointment is required, but you 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