CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES AND INFORMATION 3/24/20

STATE OF NEW JERSEY NOTIFICATION:  A free hotline number and website has been opened for the public to ask questions about Coronavirus.

I t is monitored 24 hours-a-day and is operated by the N.J. Poison Information and
Education System/N.J. Poison Center.

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.‬

Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order
Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency Announces Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey

N.J. Judiciary has announced a 2-week suspension of Municipal Court.   Read More

N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission has announced closures through April 12, 2020.  Read More

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

County of Passaic has announced a COVID-19 screening drive-thru site will be open starting Wednesday, March 25. This site is open to Passaic County residents  ONLY.  All residents must have a prescription in order to get screened.  Read More

MUNICIPAL BUILDING OPERATIONS - CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

  • 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.
  • Per CDC and State of New Jersey guidelines - all public gatherings are  CANCELLED  until further notice.
  • Hofstra Park facilities have been  CLOSED  to the public until further notice. 

​HAPPENING AROUND TOWN

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Resources :

ATTENTION PROSPECT PARK SMALL BUSINESSES:  The U.S. SBA has approved Governor Murphy’s disaster designation request. NJ businesses crippled by this pandemic may now apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program - up to $2M to overcome loss of revenue. See  https://faq.business.nj.gov/en/articles/3789809

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 .

FOLLOW UPDATES FROM MAYOR MOHAMED T. KHAIRULLAH

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.

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.

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