Coronavirus News

May 31, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy announced that approximately $335 million has been cut from his original school-funding proposal as a result of the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block said the reductions being proposed ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although Mental Health Awareness Month officially ended on Sunday, the Livingston Health Department recognizes that the COVID-19 outbreak “has been universally stressful” and that it is “as important as ever” for residents to take care of heir mental health. According to the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — There were no additional cases of COVID-19 reported in Livingston on Sunday, according to data provided by Essex County The total of COVID-19 related cases in Livingston as of Sunday morning was 471. There have been 66 deaths in the township attributed to the virus. Essex County ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Recognizing local businesses as “an important part of [the Livingston] community’s identity,” the Livingston Business Improvement District (BID) recently partnered with the Township of Livingston to support independently owned businesses with the community that have been ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The official closure of all state schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year has impacted every sports program in New Jersey, including the Livingston High School (LHS) track team.  Not being about to run any of the meets on their schedule this spring has not ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the latest breakdown of COVID-19 statistics as they relate to the ages of those affected within the Township of Livingston as well as the number of cases and deaths being reported out of Livingston’s long-term care (LTC) facilities, the township reported that 178 of the 412 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As of this week, the “Technology for a Change” initiative being led by Livingston Public Schools (LPS) teachers and students to help keep medical staff and first responders safe during the COVID-19 outbreak has donated more than 4,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — There was only one new case of COVID-19 reported in Livingston as of Tuesday morning and five additional deaths, bringing the township's total to 409 cases and 58 deaths attributed to the coronavirus, according to Essex County reports. Out of those 409 cases, 223 of them (or ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- There were two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Livingston as of Sunday morning, bringing the township's total to 405 cases. There have been 53 deaths of Livingston residents associated with the coronavirus. Essex County has a total of 14,624 coronavirus cases as of Sunday ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although the township was not legally able to postpone the May 1 deadline for second-quarter property taxes, the governing body of Livingston has extended the grace period to June 1 and has also lowered the interest rate for delinquent taxes in accordance with Gov. Phil Murphy’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Like many non-essential stores, Livingston’s Camp Stuff 4 Less was forced to close its doors as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak; but in addition to offering online shopping during the health crisis, owner Lori Stern is also selling homemade face masks in an effort to give back ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to threaten millions of people around the world, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) is calling attention to the unique challenge that the health crisis presents for the more than 5 million Americans living with ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On a day when Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to allow state and county parks and golf courses to reopen, Livingston saw its first day without an increase in number of COVID-19 cases within the township. As of Wednesday morning, there were 389 confirmed cases in Livingston and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite seeing a continued increase in COVID-19 cases as well as deaths related to the novel coronavirus, Livingston’s governing body addressed the encouraging decrease recently seen in the five-day new case average over the last week. Speaking on behalf of the Livingston Office ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to recent personal and private donations from residents and community organizations, the Township of Livingston has been able to supply several long-term care facilities, local first responders and Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) with necessary personal protective ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Essex County reported that Livingston had five additional confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. on Thursday, increasing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 360. There have also been 45 deaths in Livingston that have been attributed to the coronavirus, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to a common inquiry from residents about why the number of COVID-19 deaths and mortality rate appears to be disproportionately high in Livingston, the township has released useful statistics related to the current number of cases while still adhering to strict legal ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In support of the medical professionals working around the clock to treat their patients during the global health crisis, Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure Services (SYLS) is offering free 15-minute guided meditation sessions twice a week for eight weeks to all health care ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Essex County reported that Livingston had five more confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. Monday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 346. There have been 39 deaths in Livingston that have been attributed to the coronavirus. Across Essex County, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to a request from the Livingston Office of Emergency Management (OEM), a much-needed supply of protective gowns, gloves and masks have been delivered from the New Jersey State Police to Atrium Post Acute Care of Livingston to be used in the treatment of COVID-19 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to the list of Livingston restaurants and eateries offering pickup and delivery services to residents during the statewide quarantine, several other businesses have announced that they remain open for virtual services for the benefit of the community. The following ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to allow community members to continue playing the game of soccer while still adhering to social-distancing recommendations, the Livingston Soccer Club (LSC) has designed a free, virtual training program for players of all ages and is also organizing a town-wide FIFA 20 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to providing an update on the current status of remote learning within the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) district, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Block also addressed the upcoming budget presentation and how the public can provide input or submit questions ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Essex County reported that Livingston had two more confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. Friday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 326. In the last seven days, there have been 75 new cases of the virus in Livingston, which has had a total of 37 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A musical telethon organized by Livingston residents in support of Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN), which works with nearly 60 local families in need of food and financial assistance, raised more than $25,000 for the organization while also bringing joy to thousands ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the last several weeks, a Livingston family has distributed more than 2,000 homemade face shields that have been delivered to emergency departments, nursing homes, first responders and other agencies throughout the area that father Joshua Commer said have been “equally in need ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the total number of COVID-19 cases in Livingston increased to 320 and the number of related deaths increased to 35 as of 9 a.m. on Thursday, the Township of Livingston—in conjunction with the local VFW, Jewish War Veterans, American Legion and Memorial Day Committee ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to recognize the hard work and bravery of medical staff battling the coronavirus at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), the Livingston Police Department (LPD) led a procession of more than 50 police, fire and first aid vehicles from more than 20 municipalities in a ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — While the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in the United States and around the world, the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans, including 190,000 in New Jersey, who are currently living with Alzheimer’s and their ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a few days of what he described as “encouraging numbers” that could “indicate a possible flattening of the curve of new cases and deaths associated with COVID-19” in the Township of Livingston, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Christopher Mullin is asking ...

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