SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In his latest update to township residents, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice updated residents on the total cases in Springfield and Union County, as well as information from the governor and other important information.

As of the most recent message, Springfield has six total positive tests, out of 124 in Union County. The county has also has one death. Statewide, New Jersey currently had 935 new positive tests and 7 new deaths, bringing the state total number to 2844 positive, and 27 COVID-19 related deaths. 

Capodice also mentioned Executive Order No. 109, which directs the suspension of all elective surgeries and invasive procedures performed on adults that are scheduled to take place after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27.

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In the employment field, businesses across New Jersey are looking to hire workers, including those who lost their jobs or have had hours reduced as a result of COVID-19.

To look for work, visit: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/
To hire, visit: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake

Residents who want to donate personal protective equipment to assist medical professionals can contact PPEdonations@njsp.org

Residents feeling the emotional and mental toll of coronavirus can now call a hotline for free, confidential support. NJ Mental Health Cares is staffing 1-866-202-HELP (4357) with trained specialists to take calls from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week.