Health & Wellness

May 19, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz has issued a proclamation in honor of the Chatham Emergency Squad, designating the week of May 17 through 23 as National Emergency Medical Services Week. "WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham wishes to recognize and thank all the members of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Board of Health will discuss the Coronavirus pandemic 5 p.m. Thursday when it holds a virtual meeting via Zoom conferencing. The agenda and information on how to join the virtual meeting can be found below: BOARD OF HEALTH REGULAR MEETING AGENDA May ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - For those who think it's okay to congregate at the Shunpike athletic fields or crowd the pathway at the Giralda preserve, Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly offered some sobering news at the committee meeting held Thursday evening. Kelly announced that earlier in the day, Chatham ...

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During these troubling times, many people and even whole establishments take on new challenges to support their local community. For the Library of the Chathams, their challenge involves making 1,000 face masks. Since March 28th, community volunteers and members of the Friends of the Library ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - TAPinto Chatham incorrectly reported the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Chatham Township on Thursday. As of Friday, April 10, at 10:30 a.m., the official number of reported cases in Chatham Township is at 57. There were 12 new cases reported Friday, 10 of which were ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz made his second recorded message on the Coronavirus situation Wednesday, April 1, painting a grave picture of the pandemic but ending on a positive note: "We will get through this, I have no doubt." Kobylarz said that Chatham Borough Council ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Health Officer reported a 77-year-old male had contracted the Coronavirus over the weekend, pushing the total reported cases for the Chathams at 25 through March 31. According to Chatham Borough: Our Chatham Borough Health Officer was notified about one (1) ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Library of the Chathams is offering to deliver materials so that Chatham residents can join the "1,000 Masks Challenge" by making masks for front-line workers during the Coronavirus pandemic. Click here for details No need to leave home thanks to Friends of the Library Book ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - It started out as a germ of an idea and seemed to spread faster than any virus. Just 10 days ago, Chatham resident Liz Bernich posted an idea on Facebook that she learned from a friend in Huntington, Long Island, about helping feed health care workers on the front lines of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A reported case of Coronavirus in Chatham Township on Friday put the total of confirmed cases in the Chathams at 19. The largest increase in Coronavirus cases in the Chathams was reported on Thursday with five adults testing positive in Chatham Borough and two more cases confirmed ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - As of Tuesday night there is a total of 11 confirmed Coronavirus cases in the Chathams. Two more cases were reported Tuesday morning in Chatham Township, raising the Township total to five cases. Chatham Borough stands at six cases as of Tuesday night. The last three cases ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council held a televised public meeting without the public present on Monday night, at which Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz announced that three more "extremely mild cases" of Coronavirus in the borough have been reported. "As of this afternoon, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Two more confirmed cases of the Coronavirus has hit Chatham Township residents, it was announced on Sunday night by Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly. That brings the latest reported total to three in Chatham Township and three cases in Chatham Borough.

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly has sent out a statement that will be posted on the township website in response to the first confirmed Coronavirus case in Chatham Township. His full statement is below: To the People of Chatham Township: During this Coronavirus emergency ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township reported its "first official" case of Coronavirus was confirmed Saturday in an update to residents. No other details are being released at this time, but health department protocols are being followed. Chatham Borough's number of cases remains at three at this ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough updated its Coronavirus news by announcing that two additional positive tests were reported Friday, March 20, pushing the borough total to three adults. The message from the Chatham Borough website can be read below:  Chatham Borough has had additional two adult ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out an update correspondence to district parents on Friday, telling them to plan for a closure past the original two-week span. He also said that Spring Break will begin April 4, as planned. "Our schools will remain closed until such time ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough is reporting as of 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, that an adult resident of the borough as tested positive for the Coronavirus. The update on the Chatham Borough Website states: March 19, 2020 1:00PM Chatham Borough has an adult resident that has tested positive for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly announced Monday that Castle Park on Shunpike will be closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that township parks and athletic fields remain open for jogging and walking - just no group activities. Kelly also said that the Morris County Park ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly addressed citizens about the Coronavirus pandemic in a message taped on St. Patrick's Day. "The message is to be careful and cautious, not to be afraid or panicky,"  Kelly said. "There are no known cases of Coronavirus in Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz gave an eight-minute Office of Emergency Management address about the Coronavirus pandemic on Monday night. Kobylarz summed up that "We will get through this" after detailing the steps being taken to combat the spread of the ...

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As part of our Pandemic Disease Planning and Response policy, the Borough of Chatham Administration and Police Department are coordinating with local vendors to ensure services are provided to its citizens as we deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. Residents with mobility issues, or individuals ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough has established a Coronavirus Task Force to address the Borough’s needs during this time. The Borough continues to closely monitor developments in the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), by providing daily updates on new information and protocols ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa has notified parents and school district staff that Chatham schools will close for at least two weeks, starting Monday, March 16, due to the concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic. No case of the virus has been detected in town at this ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The annual Friends of the Chatham Library book sale set for Saturday, March 14 has been postponed due to concerns related to the Coronavirus. A new date has yet to be determined.

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CHATHAM, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus in New Jersey shortly before the Borough of Chatham Council convened for its regular meeting on Monday night. The declaration from the governor should have "no immediate impact on daily life," ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa has sent out a letter via email informing parents that all Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening on Monday, March 9. All morning pre-school and kindergarten sessions are canceled.  LaSusa explains that the reason for the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa will join superintendents from around the state on a Tuesday conference call with Gov. Phil Murphy on the subject of the Coronavirus, it was announced on Monday night at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education. LaSusa said he ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Council member Bob Weber announced new standards that the Chatham Borough Board of Health passed to regulate vaping, including fines up to $2,000 for violations, at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night. The council also highlighted the dangers of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out a message to district parents with recommendations from the New Jersey Department of Health in regard to the Coronavirus that originated in China and has spread throughout the world. LaSusa also addressed the issue at the BOE meeting ...

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