The Township of Nutley is providing an update to the community on several important matters, including:
- Total known COVID-19 cases
- Commissioners Meeting tonight
- Other updates
In addition, we remind residents to stay at home and to observe social distancing if you must go outside.
COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 1 additional known case and 1 death today bringing the total to 447 and 29 deaths. All of the cases announced are confirmed by the Nutley Heath Department.
The Board of Commissioners thoughts and prayers go out to all of the deceased and their families. Flags in Nutley and across the state have been lowered to half-staff in honor of all we have lost. No one will be forgotten.
The Nutley Health Department is working diligently to track any interactions the individuals who tested positive have had with residents, and they will ensure that anyone at risk of exposure is provided with all of the information necessary, including being tested themselves if appropriate.
Board of Commissioners Meeting Tonight
The Board of Commissioners meeting tonight (Tuesday, May 5, 2020) will be held as a Zoom video conference beginning at 7:00 PM.
Members of the public may participate as follows:
Join Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device
Please click this URL to join https://zoom.us/j/98805921694?pwd=Zm1HYjFrWHlFblFpSGFONDZYV0hNZz09
Join by Telephone
For those persons without computer access or mobile device you may dial into the meeting at: 929-205-6099 or 312-626-6799 or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833 or 253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 988 0592 1694
The agenda, resolutions, ordinances, bill list and or reports will be posted at https://www.nutleynj.org/meeting-agendas-and-minutes and may be viewed by the public before or during the meeting. There are no others changes for this meeting.
Essex County Testing Facility
The Essex County testing site opened at Weequahic Park on Thursday, March 26, 2020 and is now open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9am until further notice. They will be testing 600 people per day by appointment only.
Residents can register at www.EssexCOVID.org, or by calling the Essex County Office of Emergency Management COVID-19 Testing Call Center at 973-324-9950 if they do not have internet.
The call center will be open from 7am - 11pm.
Essex County Parks
Essex County parks and reservations reopened for passive recreation use as of Saturday, May 2nd and golf courses offer modified play. Face coverings and social distancing are required.
Emotional Support Information
If you need emotional support or are feeling anxiety or worry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can call the NJ Mental Health Cares number at 1-866-202-HELP (4357). It is staffed with a live mental health specialist 7 days a week, 8 am-8 pm.
Locally, the Nutley Family Service Bureau is accepting referrals and can be reached by calling 973-667-1884.
Department of Public Works
Parking meter enforcement is suspended until further notice. Please support our local businesses!
Health Department Message
Please make every attempt to check in on elderly and/or disabled neighbors. If you are aware of anyone that needs food and/or supplies, please contact the Department of Public Affairs at 973-284-4976.