New COVID-19 Portal

Information on COVID-19 related mortgage relief and the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is now available on the Township's COVID-19 Portal, a new page for all COVID-19 related info on the Township website. To receive portal posts by email please click this link then "follow."  
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Coronavirus Update - March 27, 2020

There are no new COVID-19 positive confirmations in the Township to report today. The total number of positive cases in Washington Township remains at five. The Washington Township Health Department continues to monitor the positive cases and the individuals remain in isolation.   Washington Township has a new online portal for...
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The Other Danger of COVID-19

The Washington Township Health Department would like to remind everyone that this virus is more than cough, fever, shortness of breath and quarantine.  It is psychologically and emotionally frightening, draining and damaging.  We need to take care of ourselves and our loved ones on this front as well and it can't be...
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Coronavirus Update - March 26, 2020

  There is no new COVID-19 positive confirmation in the Township to report today. The total number of positive cases in Washington Township remains at five. The Washington Township Health Department continues to monitor the positive cases and the individuals remain in isolation.   Protect yourself from COVID-19 by observing social...
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Governor Murphy Announces That New Jersey Has Received Major Disaster Declaration

Announcement from Governor’s Office: Governor Phil Murphy today announced that President Donald J. Trump has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of New Jersey. The declaration will provide federal assistance to supplement statewide recovery efforts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020. “With our major disaster...
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Clerk's Offices Asks Raffle Applicants to Postpone or Cancel Events

The Clerk's Office,  based on advice from the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, is encouraging all registered nonprofit organizations that have scheduled raffle events (Tricky Tray, 50/50, Merchandise Raffles) to postpone or cancel their events.  Public gatherings are prohibited and virtual gambling is not an option.  Please visit the LGCCC...
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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order on Child Care Centers

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers   Click for full text of EO-110    
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Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020

There is one new COVID-19 positive confirmation in the Township to report today. The total number of positive cases in Washington Township is now five. The Washington Township Health Department continues to monitor the positive cases and the individuals remain in isolation. View the Health Department Information Release HERE. Executive Order...
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Washington Township Confirms Fifth Case of COVID-19

March 25, 2020   The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed an additional one (1) case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township. As of today this is the fifth case within Washington Township. The individual is in isolation, and Washington Township Health Department...
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Governor Revises EO 107 to Amend List of Businesses That Can Stay Open

An Executive Order issued Saturday, March 21,  by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy further expands restrictions on public outings, prohibits gatherings for parties and celebrations, and requires all New Jersey residents to remain at home or their place of residence with limited exceptions.  Read EO-107 HERE The Executive Order was amended, on March 24, to...
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Coronavirus Update - March 24, 2020

The Small Business Administration has released a fact sheet and application for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. More information is available here.   Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955  for more information. There are no new COVID-19 positive confirmations in the Township to report today. The  Washington Township...
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US Small Business Administration Announces Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The Small Business Administration has released a fact sheet and application for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Applicants may call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information.   Read the Small Business Administration Declaration of Economic Injury HERE   View the U.S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet (with links to...
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Governor Murphy Announces Cancellations of Elective or Invasive Procedures

Executive Order 109 states that all elective surgeries or invasive procedures, whether medical or dental, already scheduled after 5:00p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, are to be cancelled or postponed indefinitely.Residents are encouraged to discuss their treatments and procedures with their health care providers. Click link HERE to read Executive Order 109.  
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Coronavirus Update - March 23, 2020

One additional case of COVID-19 has been confirmed by the Washington Township Health Department in conjunction with the state Department of Health. For more information please click the link here. The Governor’s office clarified in a conference call Sunday that non-retail businesses are allowed to remain open, but must facilitate work...
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Washington Township Confirms Fourth Case of COVID-19

March 23, 2020   Washington Township confirms fourth Case of COVID-19                                      The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed an additional one (1) case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township. As of today this is the forth case within Washington Township. The individual...
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Clerk's Notice on Ballot Position Draw

The Muncipal Clerk would like  candidates to know that S1982 passed the Senate and requires ballot position draw to occur one day early if statutory date falls on holiday. Since the ballot drawing for positions falls on a holiday this year, the ballot drawing for positions  will be conducted on Thursday,...
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Municipal Offices Delayed Opening 3/23

Due to inclement weather, municipal offices will be available at 11 a.m.  The Washington Township municipal buildings will continue to be closed to public access.  We are attempting to do all business via phone, email, and dropbox.  When leaving messages for Township staff please clearly state, slowly and clearly, an email address...
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GOVERNOR ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER RE: COVID-19

Governor Murphy announces statewide stay at home order, closure of all non-essential retail businesses. The executive order reads, in part: All New Jersey residents shall remain home or at their place of residence unless they are 1) obtaining goods or services from essential retail businesses, as described in Paragraph 6; 2)...
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Coronavirus Update - March 20, 2020

    Coronavirus Update (March 20, 2020) One additional case of COVID-19 has been confirmed by the Washington Township Health Department in conjunction with the CDC.  For more information please click the link HERE.    Multiple US Based Cellular Customers have reported receiving text messages falsely warning of a ‘mandatory quarantine’.  Please click...
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Washington Township Confirms Third Case of COVID-19

March 20, 2020 The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed an additional one (1) case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township. As of today this is the third case within Washington Township. The individual is in isolation, and Washington Township Health Department is...
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