Health & Wellness

May 21, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Shep Brown, Plainfield's Director of Health & Social Services, took City Council members through his department's 2020 budget on Wednesday, and outlined accomplishments and goals. Brown oversees the Health Division, Community Development, Plainfield Action Services, and the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — According to the daily report from the administration, three more Plainfield residents have lost their lives as a result of the coronavirus. The number of positive COVID-19 cases in town stands at 2,023, with 2,681 self-quarantined. The reported total of those Plainfield ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Homebound senior citizens in Union County continue to be served during the COVID-19 pandemic through the Meals on Wheels program. The program is funded through the Union County Department of Human Services Division on Aging. “Eligible seniors have continued to receive ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The coronavirus has claimed two more Plainfield residents according to the press release from the Mayor's office on Monday, two Hispanic males, 74-years-old and 58-years-old. Read the Mayor's full release: As of Monday, May 11, 2020, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - An update from the Mayor's office Thursday announced positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield are up to 1,856; however, on the plus side, 769 of the positive cases have recovered.  Two more deaths have been reported, bringing the total loss of life to 53 in Plainfield.  Read the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Every morning Ester O. Da Silva gets an email from the Plainfield Health Department informing her of positive COVID-19 Plainfield residents. Mrs. DaSilva is a nurse with the Plainfield Public School District, and she is volunteering with the Plainfield Health Department assisting ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Tuesday evening's mayor's office update on coronavirus cases in Plainfield included the news that three more residents have succumbed to COVID-19.  The total number of fatalities due to the virus now stands at 51. Those most recently lost include a 64-year-old Hispanic female, and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's online weekly update on Wednesday, he noted the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield has reached 1,490; he also announced there are new fatalities.  There was an additional data point in the usual reporting: there are 719 residents who have ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's daily briefing noted on Tuesday there are five more deaths in Plainfield attributed to COVID-19, bringing the total to 37 lost lives in the Queen City. The losses include two African American females, 93-years-old, and 96-years-old; one Caucasian female ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The number of lost lives in New Jersey has topped 6,000, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his daily press conference on Monday.  Locally, six Plainfield residents have died, the highest daily number to date, according to city officials. This brings the total to 32 in the Queen ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — According to a Friday update from the administration, Plainfield COVID-19 cases now stand at 1,261.  There are also 1,670 individuals who are self-quarantined.  According to the Mayor's update, two more people have died, a female 70-years-old, and a female 91-years-old.  The number ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield COVID-19 cases, the administration reports, now stand at 1,219.  There are also 1,563 individuals who are self-quarantined.  According to the Mayor's updates, an 82-year-old Hispanic man who died today, and a 65-year-old African American male who died yesterday, brings ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield administration reported 1,108 positive COVID-19 coronavirus cases as of Tuesday, with 1,324 self-quarantined.  The number of deaths has not changed, and stands at 22.   Mayor Adrian O. Mapp will hold another Facebook Live session on Wednesday, April 22, at ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Cases of COVID-19 in Plainfield continue to rise, now standing at 940 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease.  Another person has been lost to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of fatalities to 22 in the Queen City, according to data provided by the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Coronavirus cases in Plainfield are up 616 percent in April as of Friday, and three more residents have succumbed to COVID-19, according to the administration. The 773 positive cases have ranged from 24-days-old to ninety-six-years-old.  The three deaths reported by the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — An update from the administration on Thursday indicates positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield are up to 694, ranging in age from 24-days-old to 96-years-old.  Cases are up 543 percent since the beginning of the month.  Another two persons have been lost, Hispanic males age ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Residents are joining together to provide the Plainfield Rescue Squad with personal protective equipment.  Ocean Reef snorkel masks are being purchased and retrofitted to protect squad members who are running low on proper masks. The "PPEs for Plainfield Rescue Squad" campaign ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Mayor Adrian O. Mapp held another Facebook Live town hall Wednesday, citing the latest coronavirus statistics, stating a testing site is coming to town, and noting the creation of a COVID-19 relief fund.  The representative(s) from the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority who ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mayor Adrian O. Mapp released data on the number of COVID-19 cases in Plainfield on Tuesday. There are currently 591 cases, with news of two new fatalities, a 72-year-old male, and a 74-year-old female. According to live updates on covid19.nj.gov, Union County positive cases ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A robocall from Plainfield's Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Monday indicates his administration is seeking active and retired doctors and nurses to staff a COVID-19 testing site in the Queen City. As of Sunday, April 12, there were 504 positive cases in Plainfield, with an additional ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield has risen to 472, and a 37-year-old male has died, according to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's update on Saturday. There are an additional 586 individuals who are self-quarantined as a result of exposure to the virus. Those ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Positive COVID-19 cases are up to 433 in Plainfield as of Friday, according to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's latest update.  That's an increase of over 300 percent since the beginning of April.  There are also an additional 545 individuals self-quarantined as a result of exposure to the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Superintendent of Plainfield Public Schools, Dr. Diana Mitchell, announced late Thursday the immediate closing of Hub Stine Field and all Plainfield Public School fields. The move came a day after Governor Murphy's Executive Order No. 118 ordered all parks in the state to be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield, as of Thursday, stand at 370, and range in age from 7-years-old to 96-years-old.  Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's update includes news that there are an additional two deaths as a result of the coronavirus, two females, 86-years-old and 96-years-old, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A second town hall-like session with Mayor Adrian O. Mapp was held online Wednesday to update the Plainfield community on coronavirus cases in the Queen City, to stress the importance of filling out the census, and to address questions about budget shortfalls. The Mayor started ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's Tuesday update on COVID-19 indicates the number of cases in Plainfield continue to climb, up to 296 from 251 on Monday. Four more individuals have succumbed to the virus, bringing the total to nine. The losses include a 43-year-old male, a 58-year-old ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Monday update announced there are 251 positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield, and another loss, an eighty-six-year old man.  There are an additional 277 individuals quarantined as a result of exposure to the virus. Mayor Adrian O. Mapp noted, "We continue to keep those impacted ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — An update from Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Sunday indicated there are now 221 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Plainfield, up from 184 in just a day.  An additional 247 persons are quarantined as a result of exposure to the coronavirus. According to live updates on covid19.nj.gov, the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Saturday evening update from Mayor Adrian O. Mapp notes there are now 184 positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Plainfield, up from 159 just yesterday. There are an additional 201 individuals quarantined as a result of exposure to the virus. Mayor Mapp's update reminds ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Friday tallies for positive cases of COVID-19 in Plainfield are at 159, up from 124 the previous day.  According to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's daily update, there are an additional 172 individuals who are quarantined due to exposure. The update included news that another resident ...

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