Mayor Declares State of Emergency in City of Plainfield

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Mayor Adrian O. Mapp signed Executive Order #2 on Sunday, declaring a State of Emergency in the City of Plainfield due to the public health threat of COVID-19.  The order notes Plainfield does not yet have a presumptive positive case of the coronavirus, and that social distancing has been proven to be an effective preventative measure.

Actions outlined in Executive Order #2 include:

  • A 10 p.m. curfew that will be instituted for all restaurants and retail consumption liquor license holders within the city;
  • A 10 p.m. Juvenile Curfew, per Municipal Code, is in effect, with the curfew ending at 5:30 a.m.;
  • The Division of Health, Inspections, Police, and Fire are authorized to take the necessary steps to enforce the curfew;
  • Take-out food services will be allowed at all restaurants until normal closing hours;
  • And the curfew remains in effect until further notice.

The Executive Order goes into effect at 10 p.m. on Sunday, March 15.

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