BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. This week's topic talks about the Township on task with scheduled road paving and chipping during this period of heightened restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 Resources, Updates and Weekly New Highlights

  • The Berkeley Heights Township website provides updates on local, state and federal legislature combating the COVID-19 crisis.
  • As of April 3, 2020, The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Union County is now 2,487, with 45 confirmed deaths.  Statewide, there is a total of 29,895 cases, an increase of 4,305 overnight, with the statewide death toll now at 646, an increase of 109 overnight, according to the state Department of Health.
  • Berkeley Heights has had 47 positive cases of COVID-19 in Berkeley Heights; 38 are actively being investigated by Berkeley Heights Health Officer, Annie McNair; 8 of those are in long-term care facilities. A total of 9 have recovered so far and those cases are considered “closed”; and four confirmed COVID-19 related deaths from a Berkeley Heights long term care facility.

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  • For official answers to all your COVID-19 questions, here's the NJ State resource to use: https://covid19.nj.gov/

    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: www.cdc.gov/covid19

  • COVID-19 New Guidelines for Testing -- Click here

  • School Board Votes to Cancel Spring Break

  • Berkeley Heights local tailor works with volunteers to create masks for healthcare providers

  • Volunteers organize meals for healthcare providers by purchasing from local restaurants.

  • Candidates file to run for Berkeley Heights Township Council.

  • Click here for Berkeley Heights Directory of Businesses and their changes in service and hours during the state of emergency and how you can support them during their time of need.

Editor's Note: Click here to provide TAPinto Berkeley Heights with a story tip. Email bpeer@tapinto with a question for consideration in our Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney. Businesses, Click here for Coronavirus updates to be included in TAPinto Business Chatter column.