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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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-29-20

May 29, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 113 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 28, 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 5-28-20

May 28, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 112 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 27, 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 5-24-20

May 24, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 110 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 23, 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 Increases Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings

On March 22, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 148 increasing the capacity limit on outdoor gatherings established under EO-107 to 25 at the same time.  The new order reads, in part: Any gathering that adheres to all of the following rules does not violate Paragraph 5 of Executive Order No....
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NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Announces Document Extensions

All driver licenses, non-driver IDs, vehicle registrations, inspection stickers, and temporary tags expiring before May 31 have been extended to July 31. Documents expiring in June or July are extended by two months.   Please visit the NJMVC website for further details:   https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/    
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Executive Order Authorizes Certain Outdoor Recreational Businesses or Activities

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 147 on May 18, 2020 allowing archery ranges, batting cages, golf driving ranges, horseback riding, shooting clubs and tennis clubs to open with certain requirements. For details, please read EO-147.  
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-19-20

May 19, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 109 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 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 5-18-20

May 18, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 108 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 17, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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New Executive Order on Reopening Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rentals

Governor Murphy signed and executive order on May 16, 2020  to reopen charter fishing and watercraft rental businesses with certain requirements. For more details, please read EO-146.   
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