SOMERVILLE, NJ -- During an announcement that the Somerset County Department of Health will be providing daily status updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19), Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson emphasized that there are no known cases of the illness in the county thus far.

“At this time, there are no cases of the coronavirus in Somerset County,” Robinson said on Wednesday. “The county continues to closely monitor this evolving situation. We want to ensure that residents are being informed with accurate and timely information, so we are providing daily updates on our website and residents can also access a recorded message.”

County residents can access up-to-date information on the virus on the county's website by clicking here.

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“We have posted slides on the Somerset County home page that link residents directly to our health department’s coronavirus website where we have information about the current status of COVID-19, as well as links to trusted resources such as the CDC,” said Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public health liaison.

Residents can call (908) 231-7111 to listen to daily updates about the status of the coronavirus in Somerset County.