MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty took updated the community this morning via video. 

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Morristown, Mayor Dougherty announced. He is urging residents to wear face protection (masks) when your out at the supermarkets, gas stations and even walking in town, he said

Physical distancing is something that Mayor Dougherty is stressing on a daily basis. 

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"We really need to keep our distance from each other", he said. "Stay home, don't go out."

With regard to gatherings, Mayor Dougherty said they police will be enforcing 

"There is a direct order from the Governor that there are no gatherings", Dougherty stresses. "We are going to enforce that in Morristown. Please be on notice".

The mayor announced that the town is looking for law firms that have expertise in corporate and tax groups to assist our small businesses", said Dougherty. "Volunteer their services to help our downtown."

The firms would be helping Morristown small businesses with filing forms, understanding the tax issues and how to go about getting money to keep their businesses afloat. Law firms willing to donate their time and expertise are urged  to call the  town hall 973-292-6629.  

Mayor Dougherty will be answering questions next week, Monday April 6 and Tuesday April 7 from 9-11am. Call 973-292-6629 with questions, concerns or comments


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