- 18 New Reported Cases
- 10 Adults
- 8 Children
- 13 New Reported Recovered Cases (11 nonLTC and 2 LTC)
- 18 Total Current Active Reported Cases in New Providence
New Providence has had a total of 187 reported positive cases since June 1st :
- June – 4 Cases
- July – 12 Cases
- Aug – 59 Cases
- Sept – 55 Cases
- Oct – 27 Cases
- Nov – 30 Cases
For our current case statistics please visit https://www.newprov.org/case-statistics/
Holiday Safety Guidelines:
According to the CDC, the best way to protect yourself while celebrating Thanksgiving and the holidays this year is:
* Make sure you are fully vaccinated to protect yourself, those who are high risk, and children who have received the COVID vaccine
* Avoid crowded and poorly ventilated spaces
* If you are not vaccinated always wear a mask in public indoor settings, and if you are vaccinated wear a mask in places of high risk of COVID spread.
For more information please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays/celebrations.html
The CDC recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. Please visit here for more information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/children-teens.html
– Johnson & Johnson:
* People 18 and older who received a single dose of J&J should receive a booster at least two months after receiving the primary dose
* Boosters for J&J vaccine are available at all Union County mobile walk-up sites.
– Pfizer & Moderna:
* People aged 18 and older should receive a booster at least six months after receiving their second dose
* Moderna boosters are available at Union County mobile walk-ups for boosters only (not for first or second vaccine doses).
* Pfizer boosters are available at Union County mobile walk-ups.
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.
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 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. 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 especially during the holiday season. We wish all a speedy recovery.
Be safe, keep well, stay strong and enjoy the holidays!
– Mayor Al Morgan