COVID-19/Coronavirus

New Jersey and NYC To Expand Indoor Dining to 50% Capacity March 19 (POLL)

Both New York City and New Jersey will expand indoor dining capacity to 50 percent beginning March 19, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Governor Phil Murphy announced Wednesday. Currently, New York City and New...

Montclair Records 125 New COVID-19 Cases Since March 1

As of Tuesday, March 9th, Montclair added 31 new COVID-19 cases in one day, bringing the total confirmed cumulative cases to 2040 - 125 cases since the month started. Montclair had started March...

CDC Releases Recommendations For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19

The Center for Disease Control released its first set of public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people Monday. You are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you received the second dose in a 2-dose...

New Jersey Adds Overweight, High Blood Pressure, HIV And Other Conditions To COVID-19 Vaccine...

In addition to the new groups becoming eligible for the vaccine on March 15 and March 29, New Jersey has updated the medical conditions on the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility list. In a press release Monday,...

Gov. Murphy ‘Fully Expects Schools In Person’ For September; Montclair Councilor Says Drop Lawsuits

Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that he fully expects schools to be in person for September, adding that he would be "surprised and disappointed" if that is not the case. Murphy made the statements...

New Jersey Teachers Become Vaccine Eligible March 15; Restaurant/Food Service on March 29

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that New Jersey is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. Starting March 15th, the following essential workers are eligible: Pre-K to 12 educators & support staff Child care workers Transportation workers Additional public safety...

Montclair NAACP To Host COVID-19 Vaccine Panel Discussion: ‘Let’s Talk Facts, Get Vaccinated’

Montclair, N.J. - Join the Montclair Chapter of the NAACP for a COVID-19 Vaccine Panel Discussion: "Let’s Talk Facts, Get Vaccinated" on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7 PM. Hosted by the Montclair Branch...

CVS and Rite Aid Vaccine To Offer Vaccine Appointments in New Jersey

Today and Friday, both CVS Pharmacy and Rite Aid are receiving direct shipments supplies of the COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government and they will be making available vaccines by appointment at New Jersey...

Essex County Executive Joins With Black Clergy Members to Raise COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced a partnership with urban clergy members to encourage residents in black and brown communities to receive the COVID-19 vaccination during a press conference...

YMCA of Montclair Partners with MedRite To Provide COVID-19 Testing To Community

The YMCA of Montclair, in partnership with MedRite, is proud to offer the greater Montclair community COVID-19 testing at the Park Street YMCA beginning February 11. MedRite will staff walk-up Rapid and PCR...

Bloomfield to Hold Virtual Community Meeting/Q&A on Health Equity and COVID-19 Vaccine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Town Council will hold a community meeting to discuss health equity and the COVID-19 vaccine virtually on February 3 at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Dr....

New Jersey Crosses Vaccine Milestone; Gov. Murphy Calls For Patience

New Jersey has administered 724,371 vaccinations statewide as of mid-morning Friday – an increase of 43,770 from yesterday. "We’ve now put more shots in arms than we’ve had total confirmed and presumed positive test results,"...

Representative Mikie Sherrill To Hold Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold her first town hall meeting of 2021 virtually on Thursday, January 28th, focusing on the COVID-19 vaccine and New Jersey’s distribution plans. Representative Sherrill will be joined by...

New Jersey’s COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center Goes Live Today

New Jersey opened a call center on Monday morning to help people who have questions or need help scheduling an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, especially seniors who may have experienced difficulty or...

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