Today Governor Murphy announced that school will be suspended until at least May 15, 2020.  As additional information becomes available we will keep you posted.

COVID-19 pandemic continues to greatly affect our Township as the number of positive cases and fatalities is climbing at a significant rate.  Belleville currently has over 570  confirmed cases and our death toll is increasing daily. We implore everyone to follow Governor Murphy’s orders, to refrain from any social gatherings and to practice social distancing when in public. Please wear a face covering when outside.

In an effort to convey the most timely and reliable data on the outbreak, we encourage residents to visit these websites for the current statistics:

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Residents who are symptomatic of the Coronavirus are encouraged to register for a COVID -19 test at or by calling the Essex County of Emergency Management at 973-324-9950. The following dates have been scheduled for testing.  Monday, April 6th, Wednesday, April 8th, and Friday, April 10th.

The New Jersey Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Call Center is open and is taking calls from the general public.  It is open 24/7 and can accommodate calls in several languages.  They can be reached at 800-222-1222.

Please direct any other questions or concerns to or call our Health Department at 973-450-3389. If you are in need of immediate assistance, dial 9-1-1.