We are very happy to report no new cases and no new deaths. We only have 1 active non-LTC case in New Providence, and no active LTC cases. Please continue to keep our lost, afflicted, and their families in your thoughts and prayers. We would like to continue to keep a light in our window until every COVID-19 afflicted is recovered. We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information. At this point we will only report any changes. Things are looking good here in New Providence!
Please continue following all safety protocols, and practicing social distancing. Please wear a mask in designated, required areas including inside retail establishments and where social distancing is difficult. If you can not wear a mask due to health concerns, please have your doctor documentation with you (A doctor’s note excusing you from wearing a mask is sufficient. It does not have to state why). Wearing a mask indoors where designated is REQUIRED, and we are required by law to enforce all state laws and all the Governor’s Executive Orders. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
The enrollment period for the Department of Community Affair’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) is approaching. The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) will provide temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income or became unemployed due the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the information below and the attached FAQ guide about the program. For complete details and information please visit: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/cverap.html. Applicants may be eligible for a maximum of up to six months of emergency rental assistance. CVERAP Pre-applications will only be accepted online. The Enrollment Period is Monday, July 6, 2020, at 9:00 am until Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 pm. All participants will be reviewed at the three-month interval to see if they are still in need of assistance. Persons applying must meet all applicable CVERAP income and eligibility requirements. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply or be an emancipated minor. Only one (1) pre-application per household will be accepted. All participants will be selected through an online lottery process. Anyone selected for the program must meet the following requirements:
-Have a gross, annual household income that is at or below the maximum income limits for the county where they are residing.
-Be a New Jersey resident and rent a unit in New Jersey.
-Rent must be current as of March 2020; this program will not assist with arrears
-Have a substantial reduction in income or are currently receiving unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
-Have a lack of assets and savings to pay rent.
-Will pay a minimum of 30 percent of their income towards the rent.
-Anyone currently receiving a subsidy from another rental assistance program or living in Public Housing is ineligible.
For more information, please call (609)292-4080 or (551)249-2687. You can also visit : https://www.nj.gov/dca/vouchers.html.
Be well, stay safe, and keep strong! We are one day closer to normalcy. Pioneer Strong!
Update from Mayor Al Morgan
Wednesday 6/24 9pm
160 Total Cases
26 Total Deaths
1 Active Case
Long Term Care (LTC) cases are included in the above NP reporting totals:
Lantern Hill Independent Living:
9 Positive Cases
Lantern Hill LTC:
17 Positive Cases
Spring Grove LTC:
46 Positive Cases
Total LTC Cases: 72
Total LTC Deaths: 20
Total NP Cases w/o LTC: 88
Recovered w/o LTC: 81
Current NP Active Cases w/o LTC: 1
Total NP Deaths w/o LTC: 6
0 New Case
0 New Deaths