The New Jersey State Department of Health has informed the City of Summit of three new positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Summit, NJ, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 101.

The Municipal Transfer Station is open by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30AM to 2:30PM. Each 15-minute appointment must be scheduled in advance on city website. If residents do not have online access, call 908-273-6404. More information and to schedule an appointment:

Executive Order 122 issued by Governor Murphy, ordered all non-essential construction projects to cease operation on Friday, April 10. The Construction Office has issued guidance on projects that may be undertaken or continue, or will be suspended. Construction office guidance:

To comply with guidelines issued by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and State of NJ Executive Order 107, the Common Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30PM is open to members of the general public by remote access only. How to view the meeting:

Customers entering New Jersey restaurants and bars for takeout will be required to wear face coverings, according to an order by Gov. Phil Murphy. Face coverings also must be worn by workers. The order goes into effect today at 8 p.m. To see more information on the order:

Following is a statement from Summit Police Chief Robert Weck following the April 1 announcement that he had tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus:
“I would like to thank the entire Summit community for its expressions of support and concern for me during my recovery from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Hearing from so many of you certainly helped me get through this extremely difficult time, and I am happy to say that I am on my way to a full recovery. Once again, the Summit community demonstrates why it is an amazing place to live and work. I also want to thank the Summit Police Department, all the first responders and essential staff for their dedication and professionalism throughout these turbulent times. I encourage everyone to stay at home and practice social distancing. Working together by staying apart, we will control the spread of this virus. It is definitely a serious matter. Please stay safe and be well.”

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