Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: March 28, 2020
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Thank you for your continued patience and compliance during this ongoing health emergency. Below is a summary of the most recent information/actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of today, there are 11,124 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 442 of which are in Morris County. Seven new cases in Randolph were confirmed, bringing the total to 28. Five of the 28 confirmed cases are associated with two households. Two of the individuals are currently hospitalized. All individuals considered close contacts of the confirmed cases are in the process of being reached and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has announced initiatives to assist state businesses and workers facing hardship due to the impact of the coronavirus. NJEDA Initiatives to Support Businesses COVID-19
Yesterday, Governor Murphy put out a call for volunteers with qualified medical training and experience including retired nurses or doctors, nursing and medical students, EMTs, former members of the Armed Services’ medical corps, who wish to join the fight against COVID-19. This isn’t just for NJ residents—he is looking across the nation for help. Sign-up to volunteer
Morris County announced the opening of a COVID-19 drive-thru testing center for Morris County residents only, located at the County College of Morris starting Monday, March 30, 2020. Registration will begin on Sunday at 10 a.m. To be eligible, residents must have a prescription from a medical doctor or medical provider AND a pre-scheduled appointment. More information
The parking lots for all township parks remain open to accommodate residents’ use of the trails, which remain open. The lots are NOT to be used for gatherings or group assembly. We urge parents in the community to share these restrictions with their children as some of the reported gatherings have involved younger residents. As previously noted, park facilities (athletic and turf fields; basketball, tennis and sand volleyball courts; restrooms; playgrounds; pavilions; skate park; lacrosse rink; and gazebo) at Brundage Park/Preserve, Freedom Park, Heistein Park, Kiwanis Park, Brundage Sussex, Randolph Park, and Tamarack are closed. Residents with questions regarding these Parks and Recreation restrictions may call the Township Recreation Department at 973.989.7081.
The township recycling center remains open during its regular business hours, Wednesday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.