Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: March 27, 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 8,825 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 391 of which are in Morris County. Three new cases were confirmed in Randolph, bringing the total to 21. Five of the 21 confirmed cases are associated with two households. One 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.
On Thursday, March 26, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 110 directing all child care centers in New Jersey to certify by today, March 27, that they will solely serve as emergency child care centers for the children of essential workers. Child care centers that do not certify that they can and will exclusively care for these children of essential workers must close by Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
New Jersey has made some updates to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) programs. More information
Morris County, in coordination with the State of New Jersey, is planning for the opening of a drive through coronavirus testing site which will be located in a parking area at the County College of Morris. An announcement regarding the site’s opening along with details on its operation is anticipated shortly from the Morris County Office of Emergency Management and Office of Health Management. This announcement will be posted on the Morris County government website and posted on the township website upon release.
Randolph Township buildings have been closed to the public since Thursday, March 19, 2020. Township facilities continue to be staffed, however, access to the facilities is very minimal and available only by appointment. Residents are encouraged to utilize online service options wherever possible and to call or e-mail the relevant department regarding any other matters of business. View list of services and contact information
The township trails remain open, however, 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.