MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The testing partnership between Maplewood Township and Salerno Medical Associates will continue this week, announced Mayor Frank McGehee.

Maplewood Office of Emergency Management Building, 129 Boyden Ave., will host the testing. Online registration is available at salernomedicalassociates.fullslate.com or print out and complete the three required forms and bring them along with your ID and health insurance card to expedite the sign in process. 

The hours will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day this week; they are conducting up to 125 tests each day. Upon arrival, enter through the Maplewood Community Pool Parking Lot and park your vehicle. This is a walk through process.

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All insurances are accepted (private, Medicare, Medicaid). You MUST bring an insurance card with you and a form of I.D. is required.  If you do not have insurance, please bring your social security card to be tested and there will be no charge.

The testing process is a throat swab and blood sample for COVID-antibodies, provided by a professional licensed nurse.

Thanks for Health Officer Candice Davenport and our Health Division for their efforts.

Residents are urged to get tested, whether you have symptoms or not; First come, first served. Children 70 pounds or greater are welcome to get tested.

PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION UPDATE
The Maplewood Public Health Division cumulative and new numbers for Thursday 6/11 and Friday 6/12 are as follows:

Total Cases: 303 (+4) Age range: 16 to 49.
Probable Cases: 9 (+2)
Total Deaths: 26
Total recovered cases: 237 (+9)

For statewide statistics, please visit the dashboard https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_dashboard.shtml.

The Maplewood COVID-19 website is https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/covid19. For COVID-19 questions, please call 2-1-1 or our Public Health Division at (973) 762-8120.

OPENING UP OUR COMMUNITY
Outdoor dining begins and retail at reduced indoor capacity and on sidewalks/in public spaces today, Monday, June 15.  

Please be aware that in the coming days several angled parking spaces along Maplewood Avenue will become designated parklets or 15 min curbside pickup spaces. 

Adjustments are also coming to Highland Avenue, making it a one way going Westbound and reducing the speed to 15 miles an hour.

When dining please do your part and be mindful of the public safety measures that we have implemented and that each restaurant has agreed to.  WE are in this together.
More to come.


Mayor Frank