HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township officials are confirming a resident has tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-10).

The individual had close contact with a coworker in Middlesex County who had previously tested positive for COVID-19.

The Hillsborough Township resident is currently in isolation.

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“The Hillsborough Township Health Department is monitoring the resident and is working with the state to identify any potential contacts for follow-up,” said Siobhan Spano, township Health Officer.

The COVID-19 prevention guidelines for Hillsborough Township residents remain the same:

● Avoid close contact with people who are sick (within 6 feet);

● Wash your hands often with soap and water. If they are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol;

● Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth;

● Clean frequently touched surfaces like doorknobs, switches, cabinet handles, remotes, tables, counters, sinks and toilets.

● What should I do if I am sick? Stay home. Avoid close contact with other people (within 6 feet), including family members;

● Cover your sneeze or cough with a tissue or your sleeve, not your hands;

● Call your doctor if your symptoms get worse or if you have trouble breathing.

If you have more questions: Call 1-800-222-1222 Visit ​https://NJ.gov/health​ or ​https://cdc.gov