The New Jersey State Department of Health has informed the City of Summit of one new positive case of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Summit, NJ bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90.
For COVID-19 coronavirus information and resources go to: cityofsummit.org/coronavirus
Governor Murphy declared both a state of emergency and a public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 7, Governor Murphy extended the public health state of emergency for an additional 30 days.This public health state of emergency may be extended until a determination is made that an emergency no longer exists. https://covid19.nj.gov
Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 120, postponing primary elections on Tuesday, June 2nd to Tuesday, July 7th in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This includes primaries for President, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, the 25th District of the New Jersey Legislature, and county and municipal elections, as well as county committee elections.
Mayor Nora Radest in partnership with The Summit Foundation and Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) has established the Sustain Summit Fund, an emergency assistance grant program. Please consider making a tax deductible donation today at summitdowntown.org.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people wear cloth or fabric face coverings when making essential trips into public spaces. Recommendation to wear masks in public is voluntary and will help prevent people who are asymptomatic with COVID-19 from spreading the infection. CDC recommends constructing your own cloth mask to help ensure access by doctors and nurses to medical-grade surgical or N95 masks amid a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has created an information hub to stabilize and support local businesses impacted by the 2019 novel coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. Go to: njeda.com
Gov. Murphy announces additional business and construction restrictions. An executive order explaining the potential impact is expected by the end of this week. For more information: covid.19.nj.gov
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