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Morris County COVID-19 Patient Testing Opens on Monday at CCM

March 28, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ -- A COVID-19 drive-thru testing center is opening Monday at the County College of Morris (CCM), announced officials. 

The drive-thru center, in coordination with CCM and Atlantic Health System, will open on Monday, March 30. Registration will begin on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Residents must show up in a vehicle, have an appointment and a prescription from a ...

NJ Tops 10,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

TRENTON, NJ - The statewide COVID-19 case count as of 11 p.m. Sat., March 28, has topped 10,000, and stands at 11,124 with a total of 140 fatalities, an increase of 32 deaths in the past 24 hours. There are 2,478 positives pending further information.

Cases by county; the information is provisional and subject to revision:

Bergen County: 1838 Positive Test ...

Denville Coronavirus Cases Tick up to 12

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Township of Denville has reported 12 positive coronavirus cases as of Fri., March 27. 

Morris County has 391 reported positive cases. Here are some of the most recent numbers by town (as of 3/27)

Chatham Borough 11

Chatham Township 18

Denville 12

East Hanover 2

Florham Park 1

Madison 15

Montville 14

Morris Plains ...

Murphy Makes Plea to Medical Professionals to Volunteer in Coronavirus Battle

TRENTON, NJ --  Governor Phil Murphy used part of his now daily press briefing Friday to issue an urgent call for health care professionals to sign-up as volunteers in the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Murphy also announced that 27 New Jerseyans passed away in the last day from the coronavirus bringing the total loss of life to 108 statewide. An additional 1,982 ...

Trader Joe's in Florham Park Temporarily Closes due to COVID-19 Concerns

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- In an announcement on the company website, Trader Joe's announced that the Florham Park store is closed for cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 was last at the store on March 23, the company said.

"We would like to notify our customers that we are temporarily closing the ...

Gov. Murphy: on FEMA Assistance, Help for NJ Small Businesses, and More

NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy announced at his Thursday press conference that federal emergency aid has been made available for New Jersey through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, to supplement state and local recovery efforts affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The action makes federal funding available for crisis counseling for affected individuals; ...

COVID-19 Surge May Come in 2-3 Weeks for Parts of State

TRENTON, NJ – The state’s top health official said that the number of COVID-19 cases in some parts of New Jersey could peak in the next two or three weeks.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at a recent press conference that positive cases in Bergen, Essex and Hudson counties could soon surge based on a projection made a day earlier by New York Gov. Andrew ...

COVID-19 Information from Denville Township, March 25

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Township has advised that the Denville Police Department in conjunction with the Township of Denville has created a COVID-19 Information Center for residents to get the latest information, data, details and recommendations related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Denville Township also announced that on March 24, the township received permission from the New Jersey ...

Murphy: ‘There's a Special Place in Hell’ for Price-gougers, Racists during Health Crisis

TRENTON, NJ — Incidents of price gouging and racism aimed at Asian Americans in New Jersey since the coronavirus, COVID-19 crisis began prompted an irritated Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday to say, “There’s a special place in hell for the people who take advantage of this health crisis."

Murphy made the comment after Attorney General Gurbir Grewal reported there have been ...

Health Commissioner Urges Residents to Give Blood in COVID-19 Crisis

TRENTON, NJ – The state’s top health official is calling on residents to roll up their sleeves and give blood with the assurance that coronavirus COVID-19 cannot be transmitted by donating.

State Health Commissioner Judy Persichelli also affirmed that the staffs at blood centers are taking precautions to protect donors, including using proper protective equipment, increasing ...


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Morris County Inmate Has COVID-19 says Sheriff

March 24, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – An inmate at the Morris County jail is in medical isolation today after testing positive for COVID-19, said the county Sheriff’s Office.

The announcement about the infected inmate came about 90 minutes after the Sheriff’s Office announced that, in compliance with a state Supreme Court order, it was giving early release to 28 non-violent offenders. The inmate ...

Montville Twp High School Donates 3K Pairs of Gloves to Morristown Medical

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School donated 3,000 pairs of Nitrile gloves to Morristown Medical Center on March 23.

Over the weekend, teacher James Queen initiated the discussion that led to this donation, according to Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar.

“After hearing about the dire need of our medical professionals needing personal protective ...

Morris County Parks Update

MONTVILLE, NJ – Due to Governor Murphy’s executive order issued March 21 ordering businesses to close and asking residents to stay home as much as possible, the Morris Parks Commission issued an update to its announcements regarding COVID-19 closures.

The golf courses have closed but the marina is open. The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Willowwood Arboretum, and Bamboo Brook are ...

Drive Through COVID-19: Center Being Created at CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Morris County, in coordination with the State of New Jersey, has begun the process of creating the infrastructure of a drive-thru coronavirus testing site which will be located in a parking area at the County College of Morris in Randolph. 

Residents may already see the presence of tents that are being erected at the site, which is expected to serve only persons who have ...

New Jersey MVC Announces Two-Week Closure Due to COVID-19

March 16, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency and road testing facilities will be closed effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, it was announced Sunday by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton.

Fulton said she anticipates re-opening in two weeks, on Mon., March 30.

All drivers licenses, non-driver IDs, vehicle ...

New Jersey Declares State of Emergency in Fight against Coronavirus

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ramp up New Jersey’s efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, effective immediately, on Mon., March 9.

According to Murphy, the declaration allows state agencies and departments to utilize state resources to assist affected communities ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring "Healing the Children"

Click here to listen to this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250 AM, which featured Dr. Greg Keiser, a local oral/maxillofacial DDS and Dr. Jon Molinare, who have performed missions all over the world as part of the "Healing the Children" mission. 

For over 25 ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 28, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

COVID-19 and College Visitation

Schools around the country have begun to close, professional sports leagues have been suspended and citizens are stockpiling toilet paper at unprecedented rates.

As a high school student getting ready to visit potential colleges, what does the spread of COVID-19 mean for your future? How can you show colleges you’re interested while you’re stuck at home?

Demonstrated ...

10 Perks to Offer Healthcare Teams during COVID-19 Crisis...

It shouldn’t take a healthcare crisis to find ways for health care leaders to show front line healthcare team members how important they are and how much you care, but it is an especially important time to be extra considerate and thoughtful. Be prepared to go above and beyond for your employees so they go above and beyond for the patients in your care.

Below are 10 immediate perks you ...

NJ Human Services Announces $70M in Food Assistance for At-Risk Families

March 27, 2020

Amid the COVID Pandemic, Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits

TRENTON, NJ – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive an extra benefit payment on Sunday and their benefits will be higher in April to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 ...

Outstanding Denville Citizens to be Honored with the Good Scout Award

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Patriots’ Path Council wishes that you and your family are as healthy and safe as possible.

Many of you received an invitation regarding the 2020 Denville Good Scout Awards Dinner at the break of this pandemic. While the future is still unclear, we have rescheduled this event for June 11, 2020 at the Zeris Inn. For updates or to register for the event, visit ...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donations Needed

As this global pandemic begins to see a rise in our communities, the number of community members who are seeking care at our facilities for symptoms related to COVID-19 is growing, and we believe this number will continue to increase dramatically in the days and weeks ahead. As such, there is an increased need for the personal protective equipment required to ensure the safety of our health care ...

Communicating with Our Audience

TAPinto is committed to helping the communities we cover during this time of crisis.  We've pulled together a few tips for communicating during times of crisis and are offering special advertising options.  

As a business or organization, you've worked hard to build relationships with your clients and customers. In a time of crisis, it is more important than ever to keep ...

TAPinto Provides Platform for Local Businesses to Communicate to Customers and Community During Pandemic

March 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media, about ways local businesses can continue to communicate with both customers and the community during the coronavirus crisis. 

In this segment taken from TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday morning show on News 12+, Shapiro spoke with Brodeur via video conference from his home ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...

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