Township Update - April 18, 2020

April 18, 2020 - The Township’s health department has reported a total of 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Township through April 17, 2020. Thirteen cases have been confirmed released from isolation.  Six deaths have been reported. To protect the privacy of any persons involved, no further information will be released at this time. 


A fastigiate red maple has been ordered for the veteran’s memorial island at the intersection of Flocktown and Schooley’s Mountain roads. It will be planted this Spring upon delivery.


Last night’s bingo had such a high demand, we will be scheduling another Virtual Bingo Bonanza for next week. Please keep an eye out for the registration instructions on facebook and A new Washington Township Weekend Crossword is available on the website’s Recreation announcement page which you can also subscribe to by email - click “Recreation” or any of the other topics you want to follow at the bottom of any page on then “Follow” on the page the link takes you to.


As a reminder, if you’re sick, call your healthcare provider. Call your doctor’s office or hospital FIRST before driving there. If you call 9-1-1 for a true emergency, please cover your face to protect yourself and our first responders. Follow CDC guidelines and stay home as much as possible:

Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

Avoid handshakes. 

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve (not your hand).

Get a flu shot to prevent the flu if you have not done so this season. 

Wear a cloth mask at grocery stores and where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

Thank you and stay safe,


Mayor Matthew T. Murello


Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 4-19-20
Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 4-18-20

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