NPCOVID19 UPDATE:  Monday August 30, 2021

We have 5 new positive cases to report today (3 adult nonLTC cases, 1 adult LTC case, and 1 child case). We thankfully have 6 newly recovered. New Providence currently has a total of 14 active Covid19 cases in our community (12 nonLTC and 2 LTC).

  • – 5 New Cases:
    • 3 Adult Cases
    • Adult LanternHill IndepLiv
    • Child Case
  • – 6 Newly Recovered
  • – 14 Total Current Active Cases

New Providence has had a total of 71 reported positive cases since June 1st :

  • June – 4 Cases
  • July – 12 Cases
  • Aug –  55 Cases

For our current case statistics and chart please visit https://www.newprov.org/case-statistics/

Breakthrough cases and the breakdown of vaccinated verses unvaccinated current positive cases has not been reported to us. The percentage of Delta Variant cases has also not been reported to us.

We are working closely with our Board of Health to put together a Town Hall meeting to answer health and COVID questions and address on-going concerns. More details will be forthcoming shortly.

We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information. Please continue to keep our lost, afflicted, their families, all our first responders, our essential workers, and everyone on the forefront and affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers. We wish all a speedy recovery.

Two upcoming New Providence COVID Vaccine Clinics will be available at our Municipal Center Gym 360 Elkwood Ave. No appointment is necessary. Just walk in:

  • Thursday: Sept 2nd 4-7pm
  • Thursday: Sept 23rd 4-7pm

For more information and updates on COVID-19 help and services, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, Vaccination Information, Emergency Food Distribution and other Support Services, please visit ucnj.org/covid19.

For Emergency Food Distribution Events please visit: https://ucnj.org/covid19/food-distribution-events/

General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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

– Mayor Al Morgan

New Providence