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Coronavirus Information Update

Posted: March 26, 2020

We appreciate your continued patience during this ongoing health emergency. We realize everyone would like more detailed information related to those testing positive in Randolph, but hope that you understand the reason we do not provide such details. Below is a summary of the most recent information/actions related to the COVID-19 outbreak as well as some helpful links.

As of today, there are 6,876 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 315 of which are in Morris County including 18 confirmed cases in Randolph. Five of the 18 confirmed cases are associated with two households. None of the individuals is currently hospitalized. All individuals considered to be 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 (NJEDA) today approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The package of initiatives includes a grant program for small businesses, a zero-interest loan program for mid-size companies, support for private-sector lenders and Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs), funding for entrepreneurs, and a variety of resources providing technical support and marketplace information. Taken together, they will provide more than $75 million of state and private financial support, with the opportunity to grow to more than $100 million if additional philanthropic, state, and federal resources become available. The initiatives will support between 3,000 and 5,000 small and midsize enterprises and are meant to complement recently announced federal economic recovery initiatives. More information

Governor Murphy announced today that President Donald J. Trump has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of New Jersey. The declaration will provide federal assistance to supplement statewide recovery efforts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020. More information

On March 23, 2020, staff from Morris County began working with Homeless Solutions and Morris Habitat for Humanity’s Restore to relocate homeless individuals in an effort to aid social distancing. The goal was to provide a larger space to live at a time when personal space is paramount to physical health. Today the county announced that a shelter for homeless residents, run by nonprofit Homeless Solutions in a county government provided space in Morris Township, has been temporarily expanded to allow social distancing for its residents. The expanded shelter resulted from a donation of a new space by county government and with the donation of gently used furniture provided by Morris Habitat’s ReStore. More information

The Randolph Rescue Squad (RRS) is collecting N95 masks, eye protection, sterile gowns, disposable gowns, surgical gloves, nitrile gloves, regular masks, and slip resistant shoes. The items will be distributed to St. Clare’s Hospital, Dover and Denville campuses, and to Morristown Medical Center. Collections bins will be located outside the RRS building, 780 Route 10 West, and the Randolph municipal building, 502 Millbrook Avenue. Residents can drop off items 24/7; RRS volunteers will be collecting items daily. Thank you for your help!

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.

COVID-19 Test: Instructions and Next Steps

Helpful Information from the New Jersey Department of Health

NJ and Other COVID-19 Resources