NPCOVID19 UPDATE: Thursday – October 7, 2021

We have 1 new positive case and 2 new recovered cases reported to us. New Providence currently has a total of 7 reported active Covid19 cases in our community (all nonLTC):

 

– 1 New Reported Case: 

       – 1 Adult

      

– 2 New Reported Recovered Cases

 

– 7 Total Current Active Cases 

 

New Providence has had a total of 137 reported positive cases since June 1st :

 

 • June –    4 Cases

 • July   –  12 Cases

 • Aug   –  59 Cases

 • Sept  –  55 Cases

 • Oct    –     7 Cases

 

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

 

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.

 

FROM THE STATE: 

Pfizer Booster Doses Available in New Jersey for 65+ and High-Risk Individuals. If you are 65 or older, a long-term care resident, an adult with underlying medical conditions, or an adult at increased risk of COVID-19 exposure because of your job, you are eligible for a Pfizer booster shot, at least six months after your second Pfizer shot.

 

Vaccine appointments can be made at any existing vaccination location without a prescription. The CDC has announced they are evaluating the available data with urgency to make additional recommendations for people who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines, as well as for other groups of people.

 

All child care workers and facility employees in child care settings must be fully vaccinated by November 1st. All employees, students and children in a facility’s care ages two and over, and all visitors must wear masks indoors, with limited exceptions.

 

Everyone 12 and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Getting vaccinated is fast, easy, and free. To find a COVID-19 vaccine near you text your zip code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233. Please visit vaccines.gov for more information.

 

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.

 

We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.

 

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

– Mayor Al Morgan

 

New Providence