HACKENSACK, N.J. — Hackensack officials are announcing the launch of a new COVID-19 information portal on the city’s website. The information portal provides a comprehensive resource and daily updates for the city’s residents on the Coronavirus pandemic.
“One of the best ways our city can help fight against the coronavirus right now is to provide up-to-date information, resources, and facts to our community. Our new COVID-19 information portal provides a one-stop resource to arm the citizens of Hackensack with all of the relevant local information they need to get through this crisis,” said Mayor John Labrosse.
The information portal can be accessed through the city’s main homepage or directly through this link: http://hackensack.org/covid19. It provides numerous COVID-19 resources for Hackensack residents, including:
- Daily updates on the positive case data provided by the city’s health department;
- County-wide case tracking and mapping in real-time;
- Information and links on how to get tested for COVID-19 in Bergen County;
- A comprehensive list of over 50 local restaurants providing take-out with phone numbers, menus, and website information;
- A list of official Executive Orders and directives By County, State, and Federal officials;
- Additional pertinent information and resources
Deputy Mayor Kathy Canestrino reaffirmed the need to keep up social distancing measures.
“It is absolutely vital for everyone to continue to do your part by adhering to social distancing practices," said Canestrino. "Please stay at home as much as possible. We are going to get through this together.”
The Mayor and Council encourage residents to continue to combat the virus by following county and state directives on best social distancing practices, following CDC guidelines hand washing and disinfecting surfaces, refraining from hoarding food and cleaning products, and checking in on senior citizens, disabled family members, and other neighbors most at risk.