Outdoor Gathering Limits and Capacity for Large Venues Increased

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 234 on March 29, 2020 which increases outdoor gathering limits and capacity for large venues. Under the new executive order, the number of individuals at outdoor gatherings shall be limited to 200 persons or fewer. An outdoor gathering that is a religious service or celebration, political activity,...
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COVID-19 Newsletter

The Washington Township Health Department is in the process of mailing a COVID-19 resource newsletter to residents of Washington Township and Chester Township. The newsletter, with info on resources  for those in need assistance while quarantining or isolating or in registering online for vaccination is also available online.  
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Utility Shutoff Moratorium Extended Through June 30, 2021

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 229 on March 3, 2021 extending the utility shutoff moratorium through June 30, 2021. The order reads, in part: 1. No gas or electric public or municipal utility or privately or publicly owned water system shall discontinue any gas, electric, or water service to New Jersey...
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New EO Clarifies Increased Capacity for Weddings

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 228 on March 3, 2021 clarifying that wedding receptions can operate at increased capacity.  The order reads, in part, "The number of individuals at an indoor gathering that is a wedding reception shall be limited to 35 percent of the capacity of the room in which...
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Vaccination Eligibility Expands March 15

Governor Murphy announced on March 1, 2021 the expansion of eligibility for more frontline essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Eligible groups include educators and staff in pre-k through 12th grade settings, childcare workers, and transportation workers, among others.   Beginning Monday, March 15, the following categories are eligible for vaccination:...
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