New Executive Orders on Mail-In Ballots, Elective Surgeries and Opening of Beaches

On May 15, Governor Murphy signed EO-144 ordering the mailing to every registered voter a vote-by-mail ballot or application ahead of the primary election and EO-145 allowing elective surgeries and invasive procedures to resume on May 26. On May 14, EO-143 was signed by the Governor allowing beaches, boardwalks, lakes, and lakeshores to remain...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-16-20

May 16, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 103 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 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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Governor Murphy Signs EO Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses

On May 13, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 142 permitting resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and gatherings in cars. Provisions relating to non-essential construction and curbside pickup at non-essential retail shall take effect at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020.  Rules for gatherings in vehicles are...
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Motor Vehicle Commission Adds More Vehicle Registrations To Online Services

  Drivers License and Vehicle Registration Requests Can Be Done Online The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it has added to its growing offering of web-based transactions, expanding the types of vehicles eligible for online registration renewals and replacements. The additional vehicle registration categories range from four-year commercial trailers to...
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Governor Announces Opening of Two New Blood Plasma Collection Sites in North Jersey

Red Cross Collection Sites in Fairfield and Newark Two new American Red Cross convalescent blood plasma collection sites have opened in North Jersey, at the Red Cross blood center in Fairfield and at University Hospital in Newark. Eligible donors must be fully recovered from COVID-19 and symptom free, and must otherwise...
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Township Update - May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020 - New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan  addressed questions and concerns regarding celebrations and ceremonies to honor New Jersey school graduates of the Class of 2020 in a letter to the Department of Education and all Public and Non-Public Schools.   The letter refers to the...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-12-20

May 12, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 101 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 11, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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NJ Director of OEM Addresses Graduation Ceremonies.

 New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan who is also the New Jersey State Director of Emergency Management in a letter to the Department of Education and all Public and Non-Public Schools, addressed questions and concerns regarding celebrations and ceremonies to honor New Jersey school graduates of the Class of 2020....
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-7-20

May 7, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 99 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 6, 2020.  The Washington Township Health Department is following all appropriate NJ Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols...
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Governor Extends Public Health Emergency

Yesterday, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 138 extening the Public Health Emergency declared on March 9. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed.  Executive Order No. 138 extends all Executive Orders issued under the Governor’s authority under the Emergency...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-6-20

May 6, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 98 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 5, 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 EOs Address Environmental Law Timeframes and State Surplus

Governor Murphy signed Executive Orders 136 and 137 on May 5, 2020. Executive Order 136 extends the statutory deadline for various environment laws, including deadlines for public notice, review, or final action on applications for, or renewals of permits, registrations, plans, petitions, licenses, rates, and other approvals under certain statutes administered by the...
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In Person Appearances for Marriage Licenses Not Required During Public Health Emergency

Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 135 on May 5, suspending in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies for the duration of the public health emergency. The order also addresses requirements for the receipt of working papers for minors. For details, please read EO-135.  
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-5-20

May 5, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 97 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 4, 2020. Eleven deaths have been reported. To protect the privacy of any persons involved, no further information will be released...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-4-20

May 4, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 96 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 3, 2020. Eleven deaths have been reported. To protect the privacy of any persons involved, no further information will be released...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Case Update 5-1-20

May 1, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed 85 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through April 30, 2020. Eleven deaths have been reported. To protect the privacy of any persons involved, no further information will be released...
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New Executive Order Opens State Parks for PASSIVE Recreation and Golf Courses with Restrictions

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 133 on April 29, 2020 allowing the following activities at state parks effective 6 a.m. on May 2: a. Fishing; b. Hunting; c. Boating; d. Canoeing; e. Hiking; f. Walking; g. Running or jogging; h. Biking; i. Birding; and j. Horseback riding.    No organized sports...
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In Need of Assistance? Visit LVCAP.org

LVCAP is board of volunteers from 9 area churches working together to manage the Long Valley food pantry, located in the lower level of the Long Valley Presbyterian Church.  LVCAP also manages an emergency financial relief fund, which can provide eligible families with a one-time, limited emergency payment.    LVCAP is funded 100%...
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Essential Business Classification Expanded

The  State  Office of Emergency Management issued an administrative order on April 27 identifying pet grooming, pet daycare, and pet boarding businesses and stores that principally sell items necessary for religious observation or worship as essential retail businesses, provided that they adopt in-person operation policies that include, at a minimum, the enhanced social distancing...
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Do You Need Assistance?

 The Township has compiled a list of some Local, County, and State Resources.  View HERE   Shopping, take out food, and pharmacy resource information can be found on the COVID portal page of the website, HERE
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