Local COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Info

Beginning April 6, the Long Valley Pharmacy is holding a COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination clinic while supplies are available. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up. Paperwork must be completed and please drive carefully and observe entrance and exit signs for clinic. For more COVID-19 news and resources click here.  
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Outdoor Gathering Limits and Capacity for Large Venues Increased

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 234 on March 29, 2020 which increases outdoor gathering limits and capacity for large venues. Under the new executive order, the number of individuals at outdoor gatherings shall be limited to 200 persons or fewer. An outdoor gathering that is a religious service or celebration, political activity,...
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COVID-19 Newsletter

The Washington Township Health Department is in the process of mailing a COVID-19 resource newsletter to residents of Washington Township and Chester Township. The newsletter, with info on resources  for those in need assistance while quarantining or isolating or in registering online for vaccination is also available online.  
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Utility Shutoff Moratorium Extended Through June 30, 2021

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 229 on March 3, 2021 extending the utility shutoff moratorium through June 30, 2021. The order reads, in part: 1. No gas or electric public or municipal utility or privately or publicly owned water system shall discontinue any gas, electric, or water service to New Jersey...
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New EO Clarifies Increased Capacity for Weddings

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 228 on March 3, 2021 clarifying that wedding receptions can operate at increased capacity.  The order reads, in part, "The number of individuals at an indoor gathering that is a wedding reception shall be limited to 35 percent of the capacity of the room in which...
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Vaccination Eligibility Expands March 15

Governor Murphy announced on March 1, 2021 the expansion of eligibility for more frontline essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Eligible groups include educators and staff in pre-k through 12th grade settings, childcare workers, and transportation workers, among others.   Beginning Monday, March 15, the following categories are eligible for vaccination:...
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Capacity Limits for Religious Services and Large Sports and Entertainment Venues, and Spectators for Collegiate Sporting Events

On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 125 increasing capacity limits for religious services and large sports and entertainment venues, and spectators for collegiate sporting events. The increased capacity for religious services and certain collegiate sporting events takes effect immediately but may not exceed 35% of a room's capacity.  Separately,...
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Indoor Seating Capacity Raised to 35 Percent

On February 3, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 219, which increases indoor capacity limits from 25 percent to 35 percent for several businesses, including food and beverage establishments and entertainment and recreational businesses, effective Friday, February 5 at 8:00 a.m. The Executive Order also lifts the 10:00 p.m....
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New COVID-19 Resource Line

The Washington Township Health Department, which also serves Chester Township, has opened a resource line for information on COVID-19 vaccination and resources while quarantining or isolating. For info please call 908-441-2597 from 8 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. The Washington Township...
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Vaccination Scheduling Information

Vaccinations can be scheduled through Atlantic Health when appointments become available. As of Jan. 15 appointments cannot be made, but you can bookmark this page to revisit. Based on vaccine availability, the individual will be notified when they are qualified to receive the vaccine AND when appointments are opening. Each individual will then...
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All New Jersey Residents Ages 65 and Older Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning on January 14

Governor Phil Murphy announced on January 13 two additional categories of New Jersey residents eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Beginning Thursday, January 14, all New Jersey residents ages 65 and older, and individuals ages 16-64 with certain medical conditions, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...
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Vaccination Site Volunteers Needed

Morris County is setting up a “Mega POD site” at the Rockaway Mall to distribute COVID 19 vaccinations. They are collaborating with area hospitals who will be administering the vaccine. In order to staff the remaining positions within the POD, more help will be needed. They are looking to staff the...
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New Jersey Department of Health Announces Phase 1A of Vaccination Process to Begin FOR HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL

Who are “healthcare personnel” in Phase 1A? Healthcare personnel are paid and unpaid persons serving in health care settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials. This includes any type of worker within a healthcare setting. Examples include, but are not limited to: ✓...
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Vaccination Info from NJDOH

The latest edition of the state Department of Health’s Vax Matters newsletter is now available online.   The newsletter includes updates on vaccine news as well as the state’s vaccination planning.  
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Where to Find COVID-19 Immunization Information

Many of you have questions regarding the COVID-19 immunization. When will it be available? Is it safe? Where can I obtain information? Where can I be vaccinated?   The distribution of vaccine is based on a federal plan which prioritizes specific groups such as healthcare workers and critical infrastructure employees. The...
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Youth Mental Health Resources

Social distancing has, for many, meant remote learning, no recreational sports, no birthday parties or school dances, no group outlet. For youth already struggling with grades or confidence or belonging, the pandemic has exacerbated their mood swings, emotional withdrawal, substance use or behavioral conditions. Families need to know that there is help...
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Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19

Please see information on considerations for small gatherings of family and friends during the holidays provided by Morris County linked below. Holiday celebrations during COVID-19 Morris County  
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Free COVID-19 Testing Available Through Morris County

Morris County is now offering FREE at-home COVID-19 saliva and nasal testing. Morris County is now offering at-home, COVID-19 saliva and nasal testing at no cost to people who want to be tested. Only Morris County residents and people who work in Morris County are eligible. If you work in Morris...
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Executive Order Pauses Indoor Practices/Competitions and Lowers Limits on Outdoor Gatherings

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 204  on November 30, 2020 pausing indoor practices and competitions for youth and adult sports and lowering limits on outdoor gatherings.  The order pauses indoor practices and competitions for youth and adult sports from Saturday, December 5 at 6:00 a.m. through Saturday, January 2, 2021. The EO...
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New Executive Order Lowering Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 196 on November 16, 2020 lowering limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings.  The number of individuals at indoor gatherings that are not religious services or celebrations, political activities, wedding ceremonies, funerals, or memorial services shall be limited to 10 persons. The number of individuals at indoor...
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