HALEDON, NJ - Domenick Stampone, Mayor of Haledon, released a letter on March 19 that provided further information as to the condition of the Eastern Christian High School staff member, Haledon's first presumptive positive COVID-19 case.

Our Haledon Community:

I regret to inform you that we have received confirmation from Passaic County Health Officials of the first presumptive positive COVID-19 test of a Haledon resident.  The resident, who is a 46 year-old male educator at Eastern Christian High School, is presently quarantined at home and being monitored by health-care professionals.

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We remain in constant communication with the Direct of the Passaic County Department of Health and Human Services and the Haledon Board of Health.  We will release additional information as it is provided and permitted to be released.

We must all be vigilant together in following the recommendations of public health officials as it pertains to social distancing, washing your hands frequently, covering coughs and sneezes and disinfecting common areas.  Non-essential travel should be avoided, as we should all remain home as much as possible.

Should you exhibit any symptoms of illness, consult with your health care provider to discuss treatment options.

In an effort to proactively protect the health and welfare of our borough community, yesterday we issued a local state of emergency that included new restrictions.  Please visit our borough website at www.haledonboronj.com for any updates.

I ask everyone to please be patient as we continue to work to provide accurate information to the public.  Stay well and we will all get through this pandemic together.

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