Township Update - April 10, 2020

April 10, 2020 - All caught up on your favorite TV series. Waiting for the next season of that Netflix series? Try our Washington Township themed Weekend Crossword.   Next week, I will be hosting two Washington Township Recreation Department “Virtual Bingo Bonanzas!” Registration info is available for our first bingo...
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Offices Closed Friday, April 10

Municipal Offices remain closed to the public, but staff will be off Fri April 10. Staff will be back to work on Mon. April 13. The staff contact list can be found here: http://ow.ly/Xy6t30qwBkM And issues can be reported by using the online portal at www.wtmorris.net    
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Census 2020 - Make Sure You Are Counted

Have you submitted your Census response yet? It is important to answer the Census. These numbers are used for many things, including assistance and funding.  School lunches, plans for highways, support for firefighters and families in need.  The results will impact our community.  You can respond online, by phone, or by...
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Township Update - April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020 - The Governor has issued several new executive orders yesterday. The primary election has been moved to July 7, following the extensions of the state of emergency Tuesday. Though certain school elections were moved, those in Washington Township are held in November.    Executive Order 122 ends all...
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Township Update - April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020 - The Governor has issued Executive Order 118 closing state and county parks completely effective April 7 at 8 p.m. Please contact Morris County Park Police for violations at county parks and trails by calling 973-285-2951. Hacklebarney is a state park and violations can be reported to the...
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Primary Election has been moved to July 7

The Primary Election has been moved from June 2 to July 7    The Morris County Clerk's Election website can be found HERE.  All forms can be found on this website.     
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Township Update - April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, reports it has confirmed 28 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through April 6, 2020. The Washington Township Health Department has confirmed recoveries in four cases. A confirmed case is those where...
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Township Update - April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020 - The State of New Jersey has created a COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal. Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring at https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/ The CDC is recommending wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing...
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Township Update - April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020 - I received the following info on the Governor's weekly conference call yesterday:   The State has a total of 25,590 confirmed cases with 537 fatalities. There have also been more than 33,000 negative tests.    The Governor has issued an Executive order protecting health care workers (EO-112)...
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Township Update - April 1, 2020

Morris County has put the word out that hospitals need nurses. County OEM officials have spoken to healthcare providers across Morris County to identify this need, and are reaching out to RNs, LPNs, and others in the medical field to see if they can match the need with available personnel. For...
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Township Update - March 31, 2020

There are no new COVID-19 positive confirmations in the Township to report today. However, please be vigilant and protect yourself from COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and stay home as much as possible. If you’re sick call your health care provider. Call your doctor or hospital FIRST before driving by following...
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Coronavirus Update - March 30, 2020

3/30   There are five new COVID-19 positive confirmations in the Township to report today. The total number of positive cases in Washington Township to date is twelve. One has recovered and been released from isolation. An increase was anticipated as testing becomes more prevalent. However, protect yourself by following the...
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Coronavirus Update - March 29, 2020

There are two new COVID-19 positive confirmations in the Township to report today. The total number of positive cases in Washington Township is now seven. The Washington Township Health Department continues to monitor the positive cases and the individuals remain in isolation. Protect yourself from COVID-19 by practicing social distancing. If...
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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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