MILLBURN, NJ — In a letter to township residents on the SwiftReach Emergency System, Millburn Mayor Jackie Lieberberg updated the populace on the cases of COVID-19 in town, as well as other additional relevant information.
As of the latest message, there were 48 cases of COVID-19 in town. One of those cases required hospitalization and one patient has recovered. Essex County currently has 2,202 cases in total.
Additonally, Lieberberg mentioned that the Millburn Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad is still relying on financial donations to protect the First Responder Squad Volunteers and purchase additional PPE equipment—The link is https://www.mshvfas.org/ All donations are tax deductible.
During the pandemic, the Community Group-Millburn Short Hills Health Support-MillburnShortHillsHealthAssistance@gmail.com is providing confidential assistnace for community members that may need an errand or grocery pick up. The email adress can be used to connect individuals that want to volunteer as well as residents needing assistance.
According to the mayor, all social distancing and CDC guidelines are observed and payments will be exchanged through various methods including Venmo, Zelle, etc.
Lastly, for small businesses in town, a group of volunteers from Millburn businesses willing to offer their expertise and answer questions in an information session. The group will provide an overview of both the State and Federal economic programs available to small businesses as a result of COVID-19. This opportunity is available to small businesses located in Millburn Township.
This informative session will be done on the Zoom platform at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3. This session will last until 3:30 p.m. with a question and answer period at the conclusion of the presentation. For those e unable to attend the session, it will be recorded and posted to the Township’s Covid-19 information hub under “Guidance for the Business Community”. Please share the information with your neighbors and colleagues who could benefit from this information. Detailed information is now available on the Township’s website under “Latest News”