Governor Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 162 on July 2 extending the Public Health Emergency first declared on March 9. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed.  Executive Order No. 162 extends all Executive Orders issued under the Governor’s authority under the Emergency...
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Rules for Indoor Recreation, Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 157 establishing rules for indoor dining, indoor recreational facilities, and individualized instruction at gyms and fitness centers on June 26. Please read...
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Gathering Limits Effective June 22

Governor Murphy increased indoor and outdoor gathering capacity limits by signing Executive Orders 161 on July 2 and Executive Order 156 on June 22. Under EO-161, the number of individu...
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EO 154 Allows Personal Care Service Facilities to Open

Cosmetology shops; barber shops; beauty salons; hair braiding shops; nail salons; electrology facilities; spas, including day spas and medical spas, at which solely elective and cosmetic medical proce...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-23-20

une 23, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 121 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 22, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-21-20

June 21, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 120 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 20, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Administrative Order Allows Indoor Malls to Open with Restrictions

Governor Murphy and and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced on June 18, retail businesses located in the interior of shopping malls are permitted to reopen to the public, as long as they comply with the requirements contained in Executive Order No. 122.  Restaurants within the interior of...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-19-20

June 19, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 119 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 18, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-16-20

June 16, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 118 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 15, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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The State Department of Health has Issued Guidance for Sports Activities

The NJDOH “Guidance for Sports Activities”  is "intended to guide organizations that oversee sports activities as they resume operations to ensure the health and safety of staff, participants, and their families." The guidance (link below) includes timelines and guidelines for operations. On June 22:  •             Low-risk...
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Temporary Outdoor Dining and/or Sales Permit Available

 At it's June 10 meeting, the Washington Township Committee adopted a resolution authorizing temporary permits for outdoor dining and sales.  Applications can be submitted to the address on the form or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for faster processing. Application for Temporary Outdoor Dining - Sale Permit WT Health Department Memo - Reopening...
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Executive Order Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 153 permitting outdoor swimming pools are permitted to open, provided that the pool facility complies with all standards issued by the DOH pursuant and directing the Commissioner of the state Department of Health to issue health and safety standards for use by pool facilities. The order also allows...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-11-20

June 11, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 116 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 10, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Executive Order Changes Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

On June 9, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order-152, which was effective immediately, and which contained new rules for gatherings. It reads, in part: 1. No indoor gathering may take place in the State, whether on public or private property, unless it adheres to all of the following rules: a. The...
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Governor Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 151 extending the Public Health Emergency first declared on March 9. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed. The emergency was last extended on May 6 by EO-138. Executive Order No. 151 extends all Executive Orders...
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Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor License Holders Announced

Governor Murphy signed an executive order establishing outdoor dining protocols and process to expand premises for liquor license holders on June 3, 2020.  Effective at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020, restaurants, cafeterias, dining establishments, and food courts, with or without a liquor license, bars, and all other holders of a...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 6-2-20

June 2, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 116 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through June 1, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Executive Order Allowing Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 149  on May 30, 2020 allowing resumption of child care services, youth day camps, and organized sports over the coming weeks on May 30. It directs the Commissioner of Public health to impose Standards for COVID-19 Related Health and Safety Applicable in New Jersey Child Care and...
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State Short-Term Rental Assistance Program Announced

The COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Assistance Program, announced May 29, 2020, will provide rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income as a result of the pandemic, including those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The program website will launch on June 15 with...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-30-20

May 30, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 115 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 29, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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