Executive Order Allows Outdoor Contact Practices and Competitions

Governor Murphy Signed Executive Order-168 on July 20 allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions for high-risk organized sports in outdoor settings. The order reads, in part: Practices and competitions for sports defined as “Low Risk” by the Department of Health’s Guidance are permitted in both outdoor and indoor settings. No-contact practices...
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Washington Township COVID-19 Update, July 13, 2020

Update - Week of July 13, 2020 In the last week, we have four new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed by the Washington Township Health Department to report on. Our total number of cases confirmed is now at 133, with 12 deaths and 103 released from isolation. I will be providing...
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Governor Signs Executive Order Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance

On July 8, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 163 requiring individuals to wear masks in outdoor public spaces when they cannot social distance. The requirement "shall not apply when wearing a face covering would inhibit that individual’s health, including when engaging in high intensity aerobic or anaerobic activities, when in the...
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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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