COVID-19/Coronavirus

Gov. Phil Murphy Announces “The Road Back” – How to Restart New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday his vision to restart New Jersey and put the state on the road to recovery. Part of that road back is avoiding the roads and continuing to stay at home. Murphy's...

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center to Begin Collecting Convalescent Plasma from Recovered COVID-19 Patients

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Blood Donation Network, Vitalant and Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center are partnering to begin collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to help those currently suffering from the coronavirus. People who have...

Essex County to Hold Emergency Food Distribution Event – Tuesday, April 28

Essex County is partnering with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey to present an Emergency Food Distribution Event to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The 2,000 boxes of food that will be...

Glen Ridge Police Ask For Prayers For Officer Diagnosed with COVID-19

Glen Ridge Police Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts is battling COVID-19 and fellow officers had to step in and save his life Tuesday morning when his heart stopped, according to Glen Ridge Police Department. The...

Montclair, Bloomfield on List of New Jersey Nursing Homes, Facilities With COVID-19 Outbreaks

Family of Caring in Montclair and Job Haines in Bloomfield are on a list of long-term care facilities, released by the state, where there have been reported COVID-19 outbreaks. Family of Caring shows 36 cases...

New Jersey COVID-19 Update: Seeing Stability, But State Must Reach Benchmarks Before It Can...

New Jersey is seeing slowing of the virus, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. “We have achieved relative stability. We’re now seeing those rates slow. The number of newly hospitalized patients are on a downward trend,"...

YMCA of Montclair Partners with the American Red Cross to Conduct Blood Drives

The YMCA of Montclair joined the many Ys across the country that are helping to address an urgent, ongoing need for blood donations. On Monday, April 13, more than 50 donors attended the...

COVID-19 Screenings Continue In Essex County Weequahic Park – Three Dates Scheduled

Testing for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) will continue in Essex County Weequahic Park. Three additional dates have been scheduled for Monday, April 20th; Wednesday, April 22nd and Friday, April 24th. Screenings are for...

U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Reach Record One-Day Total of 4,591, Scientists Predict Lockdown Again

The number of deaths in the United States from novel coronavirus nearly doubled from Wednesday. In the 24 hours ending at 8 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, 4,591 people were reported to have died from coronavirus,...

Montclair Has Lost 30 Residents to COVID-19

Montclair Township Health Department reports that as of Thursday, April 16, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from yesterday's count of 279 to 284; the number of individuals who did not...

COVID-19 Update: NJ Confirmed Cases Over 75,000, Schools Closed Through At Least Friday, May...

New Jersey received an additional 4,391 positive COVID-19 test results since Wednesday; the state now has 75,317 residents who have tested positive for the virus, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday. Murphy also shared that another...

NJ Transit President & CEO Tests Positive For COVID-19, Working And Isolating At Home

President & CEO Kevin Corbett learned that he has tested positive for COVID-19, NJ Transit shared in a statement today. Corbett is feeling well and maintaining his regular work schedule while currently isolating at home....

NJ Gov: Many More Weeks of Social Distancing, COVID-19 Cases Increase To 64,584

New Jersey received 3,219 new positive COVID-19 cases since yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. "Since our first positive case was reported on March 4th, 64,584 New Jerseyans have now tested positive. Sadly, we’ve lost another...

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Can Help Others – Red Cross Seeking Plasma Donations

Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from the new coronavirus to sign up to donate plasma to help current COVID-19 patients. People who have fully recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their...