Tuesday, October 27, 2020

COVID-19/Coronavirus

Bloomfield COVID-19 Testing to Take Place Saturday’s Beginning September 19

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Township Council have announced additional Bloomfield COVID-19 testing dates for residents. Testing will take place on Saturday’s beginning September 19 and will occur in the municipal parking...

Montclair COVID-19 Cases Climb to 526: What We Know About Reported Cases

Update: Friday, 5:55 p.m. - The township Health Department reports that as of 09-04-20, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from 521 to 526 – two of the new cases are...

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: What To Expect If You Get A Call

Please take the call. Gov. Phil Murphy urged New Jerseyans Friday to pick up the phone if called by a contact tracer. "Work with our contact tracers. We cannot get ahead of this virus if you...

New Jersey Restaurants Can Reopen Indoor Dining at 25% Capacity Starting Friday

This Friday, New Jersey restaurants can reopen indoor dining at 25 percent capacity and with social distancing between tables, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.

Montclair Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now at 504, MSU Reports Two Cases

Montclair, NJ- Montclair Township Health Department reports that as of 08-29-20, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from 499 to 504; the number of individuals who did not survive the illness...

Bloomfield Adds Additional Free COVID-19 Testing Date – Thursday, September 3

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Health Department is setting up additional free testing for residents. After all of this Thursday’s testing slots filled up, the township decided to schedule another testing day for Thursday, September...

Essex County Expands COVID-19 Testing Sites

Essex County is expanding its COVID-19 testing initiative to include satellite testing sites throughout the County in addition to continuing to operate its drive through testing center in Weequahic Park. The tests are by...

UPDATE DeCamp Bus Line Suspending Service Due to ‘Sustained Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic’

UPDATE: DeCamp provided Baristanet with this statement: DeCamp Bus Lines, a privately-owned motorcoach company that has provided transportation services to northeast New Jersey since 1870, announced that as of midnight on Friday, August 7,...

New Jersey Retightens Restrictions On Indoor Gatherings As Rate of Transmission Increases to 1.48

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that New Jersey is retightening the restriction on indoor gatherings, with exceptions for weddings, funerals and religious and political events. Until further notice, indoor gatherings are now limited to 25%...

New Jersey Seeing More New COVID-19 Cases Due To Parties and Gatherings

Gov. Murphy announced Wednesday that New Jersey has 489 new cases and 18 additional deaths from COVID-19. He also mentioned concern regarding the rate of transmission remaining above 1. "I want to address the increasing...

Essex County Expands Satellite COVID-19 Testing Sites

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex County is expanding its COVID-19 testing initiative to include satellite testing sites throughout the County in addition to continuing...

Gov. Murphy To Require People to Wear Masks Outside Whenever Social Distancing Not Possible

Wearing masks outside in New Jersey in public will be required when social distancing isn’t possible to help prevent the coronavirus from spreading, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday morning on Morning Joe. Murphy announced he...

Montclair and COVID-19: When To Self-Quarantine

New Jersey is seeing a spike in new COVID-19 infections. On Monday, Gov. Murphy announced that New Jersey’s rate of transmission – the rate at which COVID-19 spreads from one person to another –...

Montclair Sees Increase in New COVID-19 Cases, New Jersey Sees Spikes From ‘Hot Spots’

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair reported six new COVID-19 cases in the period from June 29 to July 5. On Monday June 29, total COVID-19 cases in Montclair were at 445. By Sunday, July 5,...