COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES AND INFORMATION
The Borough of Prospect Park is constantly assessing the impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in conjunction with Passaic County and the State of New Jersey.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Call (24/7):  1-800-962-1253
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Text: your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance
 

VISIT: WWW.COVID19.NJ.GOV 
A hub for  # COVID19  live updates, critical resources, expert knowledge, and vital information.‬


ORDERS & NOTICES / RESOURCES


STATE OF NEW JERSEY

Governor Phil Murphy Unveils A Roadmap for Restarting New Jersey
For a one-page summary of Governor Murphy’s plan to restore New Jersey’s economic through public health, click  here .

OTHER EXECUTIVE ORDERS  

N.J. Judiciary has announced Municipal Court events are taking place virtually.   Read More

N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission has announced closures through May 26, 2020.  Read More
Federal REAL ID requirement has been extended for another year, until October 2021

N.J. state tax filing deadline extended from April 15th to July 15th.  Read More

FASFA deadline for eligible college students extended from April 15th to June 1st.  Read More  

ALL New Jersey public schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year.  Read More
Remote learning to continue until end of school year.

New Jersey to Launch Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients. Read More

New Jersey to Offer $100M in Rental Assistance for Tenants Affected by Coronavirus. Read More

UPDATES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES & NON-PROFITS:  

 

To learn more about NJEDA resources for businesses call NJEDA Customer Care at 609-858-6767 or visit https://www.njeda.com and follow @NewJerseyEDA on Facebook, Twitter , and LinkedIn. 


COUNTY OF PASSAIC


TESTING: County of Passaic has announced the COVID-19 screening drive-thru site testing site at William Paterson University will now be testing all residents ONLY without a prescription for FREE .   Read More

  • OPEN from 9:00AM - 12:00PM on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Hours are based on test-kit availability. 
  • No symptoms and no appointment is required.
  • Not a Passaic County resident?  Find a test site near you
  • To follow test center operations and live updates, visit here .

PASSAIC COUNTY CARES COVID-19 TEST AT HOME PROGRAM:  Passaic County has partnered with Vault Health to offer FREE Covid-19 testing at home for all of our residents.

For more information and to register, visit here

DATA: ​To access data on the  "Confirmed Cases By Municipality", go to county's  Coronavirus Information  page and scroll below the COVID-19 Dashboard.

PASSAIC COUNTY CARES FOOD DISTRIBUTION DRIVE-THRU : The  Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is announcing emergency food distribution events that are going to take place across Passaic County.

All Passaic County families are eligible to receive one box with non-perishable food items, upon showing proof of residency at specified dates and locations to be announced in the coming week.

COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAMS (BUSINESS AND NON-PROFIT):  The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Planning and Economic Development have conducted two surveys to better understand the needs of Passaic County businesses and non-profit organizations after the New Jersey stay-at-home Executive Order was executed in response to COVID-19 concerns.

They will be better positioned to develop new strategies to promote and foster economic development in our community with your input. 

CLICK FOR:   GUIDANCE FROM THE COUNTY OF PASSAIC  
( BREAKING NEWS FOR THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY)


BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK   


Official Statement From Mayor Mohamed T. Khairullah in Conjunction with Prospect Park Office of Emergency Management Confirming Prospect Park, NJ's First Presumptive Positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case.

 

PROSPECT PARK SECOND QUARTER PROPERTY TAX BILL UPDATE :

HOW TO CONTACT US :

  • For emergencies - please dial 9-1-1, otherwise for non-emergency police related matters dial 973-790-7900. To get in touch with Borough Hall staff, please dial 973-790-7902 ext. 529 or e-mail info@prospectpark.net

  • For a full list of Borough numbers, departments, and e-mails, please CLICK HERE

CLOSURES / SERVICES UPDATE

  • Effective Wednesday, March 25th ALL Municipal Offices will be CLOSED to the public until further notice. Extended hours on Tuesdays has been  CANCELLED  until further notice. For further direction, please CLICK HERE

  • 'Save a Trip to Borough Hall'   and how to still accomplish a service you may need. 

  • Effective Thursday, March 19th, ALL 'No Parking' Rules SUSPENDED  until further notice.

  • Hofstra Park facilities have been  CLOSED   to the public until further notice. 

​MEETING AND EVENT NOTICES :

  • Mayor & Council Work Session Meeting: Monday, June 1, 2020 at 6:30PM - CANCELLED

  • Mayor & Council Regular Meeting - Monday, May 18, 2020 at 6:30PM via ZOOM

  • Land Use Board Meeting - Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:30PM - CANCELLED

  • Passaic County Clerk's Outreach Services  POSPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • Passaic County Community College Outreach Services  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

ONGOING ACTIVITIES / PROGRAMS :

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS AND NEWS :


FOLLOW UPDATES FROM MAYOR MOHAMED T. KHAIRULLAH

Mayor Khairullah encourages all residents and businesses to follow the  Prospect Park, NJ Official Like Page Prospect Park, NJ Group Page , and sign up for the  CodeRED Emergency Notification System online  and  CodeRED Mobile Alert App  in your Apple and Google Play Stores to receive  FREE  alerts and regular updates and up-to-date information on  emergencies and everyday happenings occurring in our Borough.

Mayor Khairullah will provide updates and announce #COVID19 cases in Prospect Park. The Mayor asks that you remain vigilant in following the recommendations of Public Health Officials and Healthcare Professionals when it comes to social distancing, hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes and disinfecting common areas. Should you exhibit any symptoms of illness, consult your personal doctor to discuss treatment prior to making any visits.

WATCH MAYOR KHAIRULLAH ON FACEBOOK LIVE

   


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Resources :

(COVID-19) Assistance and Relief Programs :

HOTLINES / HELPLINES :

  • ​​The  New Jersey Department of Human Services  Mental Health: 877-294-HELP (4357)
  • NJ Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
  • NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-601-7200
  • Women's Referral Central: 1-800-322-8092
  • You can find a full list of the resources and numbers available HERE   ➡️

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES : Businesses across New Jersey are looking to hire THOUSANDS OF WORKERS, including those who lost their jobs or have had hours reduced as a result of  # COVID19 .

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES New Jersey needs   the help of qualified health, mental health, and related professionals to supplement our health care capacity on a temporary basis.

TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS AND FIRMS : If you would like to support the State's COVID-19 response can complete a brief intake form here:  http://www.covid19.nj.gov/tech

 


 
Prospect Park Small Business NJEDA Grant Information Session - Wednesday, June 3rd at 6:00PM
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES AND INFORMATION
PASSAIC COUNTY COVID-19 TESTING AT WPU (TUE, THU, SAT - RESIDENTS ONLY): NO SYMPTOMS - NO PRESCRIPTION - NO APPOINTMENT - NO CHARGE (pdf)
June 1, 2020 Mayor & Council Work Session Meeting Notice Cancellation (pdf)
2020 Quarter 2 Property Tax Payments Grace Period Extended to June 1st
PROSPECT PARK MUNICIPAL CLOSURES EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY MARCH 25TH
Prospect Park Recreation Receives Grant from Massachusetts Charity (Good Sports) for Youth Sports Equipment
Prospect Park Fire Department Receives Lifesaving Equipment Thanks to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Prospect Park Awarded Its FIRST Green Acres Grant - $750K For Turf Soccer Field
Older Announcements