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Covid

PICTURE OF THE COVID 19 VIRUS
All Township Facilities (buildings, parks, Givens Belet, etc.) will be off limits to the public during the State of Emergency.  Residents are encouraged to communicate with Township staff telephonically, via email, and the US mail.  Residents at higher risk of getting COVID-19 include adults 60 years old, and people who have serious medical conditions including heart or lung disease, diabetes, cancer, or individuals who may be immuno-compromised.  Please check back periodically for updates below.  We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding during the emergency.  Township notice & email/phone directory.  

State of Emergency - COVID-19 Timeline:  
March 31, 2020 - Economic Relief Package Flyer
March 31, 2020 - NJ State Police, Administrative Order 6
March 31, 2020 - NJ State Police, Administrative Order 5
March 31, 2020 - Press Release on Mortgage & Credit Card Relief
March 28, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's Executive Order 111.  
March 27, 2020 - Press Release for NJ Human Services: Food Services for At-Risk
March 25, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 110.  
March 21, 2020 - New Jersey State Emergency Management - Administrative Order 2020-04
March 21, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 108.
March 21, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 107.  
March 19, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 106.  
March 19, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 105.   
March 17, 2020 - Letter from the Blairstown Elementary School regarding the emergency & the school lunch program.  
March 16, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Executive Order 104.
March 13, 2020 - President Donald Trump declares a National Emergency.  
March 13, 2020 - Mayor Steve Lance Proclaims a State of Emergency in the Township.
March 9, 2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs Executive Order 103.

Helpful Websites:  
New Jersey Department of Health - Corona Virus Dashboard  (interactive maps/tools; are updated regularly)
New Jersey Depatment of Health - COVID 2019  
John Hopkins University - Corona Virus
 (interactive maps/tools; updated regularly)
Center for Disease Control (CDC) - Corona Virus 

Additional Resources:
Residents with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact the NJ Dept. of Heath at (800) 222-1222.  
Community Service Announcement from  Committeewoman Debbie WaldronSocial Distancing for Retail Businesses  - Guide
What you need to know about the COVID-19
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Coronavirus
Stop the Spread of Rumors Fact Sheet
Stop the Spread of COVID-19 
What to do if you are sick