FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County employees returned to their offices on June 15, but most county buildings will remain closed under current coronavirus-related restrictions.

“Even though county employees will start to return to the office on June 15, unfortunately we cannot welcome the public back to these buildings at this time,” said Freeholder Director Arnone in a press release. “The Board of Chosen Freeholders believes the safety of county’s work force is top priority on our road to recovery. This summer will look different, but I still encourage people to visit Monmouth County. Our park system, golf courses, beautiful beaches and outdoor historical sites are open for residents and visitors to safely enjoy.”

In addition, the Monmouth County Human Services Building at 3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, which includes the Division of Social Services, is open. All visitors must wear face coverings to enter.

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All Monmouth County employees are available to residents by phone and by email.

The Monmouth County Clerk's Office, which is closed to the public until June 29, has in place the following:

  • At its election office, all walk-in services and hand deliveries remain suspended. For other inquiries, call 732-431-7790 or email For additional election information, visit
  • Services related to passports, and issuance of county and veteran ID cards are temporarily suspended.
  • For more information on notary public services, call 732-431-7324, ext.8740.
  • Recordable instruments will be accepted via mail and e-Recording. Hand deliveries are temporarily suspended. 
  • For trade name services, contact 732-431-7324, ext. 7313.
  • For emergency situations, contact our office at 732-431-7324, ext. 8740.
  • Monmouth County Archives Division can be reached by phone at 732-308-3771 or email to Information and research are available on its website at
  • The clerk's office can be reached at 732-303-2828. Its website is

Monmouth County library branches and book drop remain closed, although "door side pickup service" is expected to be announced soon. Visit its website for more information.

For more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19, visit


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