Coronavirus News

April 1, 2020

CALDWELL, NJ — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, Caldwell community members have responded to a call to arms to support both the West Essex First Aid Squad (WEFAS) and local restaurants during their time of need. In a letter to the community, Mayor John Kelley urged ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Essex County had 1,408 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) as of Monday morning, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. The Township of West Caldwell had 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases and one death as of Monday morning, while the Borough of Caldwell also ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — As the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) disease continues to spread, increasing to 11 positive cases in Fairfield as of Friday, Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini reminds all residents that the governor’s “stay at home” order remains in effect until further notice. As the weather gets ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Gov. Phil Murphy used part of his now daily press briefing Friday to issue an urgent call for health care professionals to sign-up as volunteers in the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. Murphy also announced that 27 New Jerseyans passed away in the last day from the ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The COVID-19 coronavirus claimed its first life of a borough resident on Friday, when the Roseland Board of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health reported the death of a hospitalized patient. Roseland Mayor James R. Spango released this letter of condolence late Friday ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — In order to comply with recommended guidelines amid the global health crisis, the Caldwell Borough Council met virtually for its regularly scheduled meeting and invited the public to interact with the elected officials as they provided updates about the borough’s response to the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Inspired by the children of Spain and Italy, communities across the United States, including Fairfield, are posting artwork in the form of rainbows in their windows as a way of spreading hope and connecting with each other during the global health crisis.  In order to participate ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The team at award-winning Claremont Distilled Spirits, Inc of Fairfield is doing its part to assist first responders and West Essex-area residents during the global health crisis by using its spirits to produce hand sanitizer, which has become such a high-demand product that it is ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — The Borough of Roseland reminds senior citizens, or families with senior members, that services are available through the borough to assist seniors with meals for them and their household “during this stressful and difficult time.” "It is important that we look out for and care ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Members of the West Caldwell Township Council adhered to social distancing recommendations when they convened on Tuesday to conduct a preliminary 2020-2021 budget workshop with administrative department leadership.  The mayor and council members sat spaced apart on the dais ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After the Township of Fairfield announced that three cases of laboratory-confirmed COVID19 (novel coronavirus) have been discovered among Fairfield residents, Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna released a statement on Friday night assuring the community that Fairfield officers ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The first case of laboratory-confirmed COVID19 (novel coronavirus) in a Fairfield resident was discovered on Friday, according to Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini, who assured the community that “all appropriate precautions and protocols regarding monitoring and tracking are in place ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — The first case of laboratory-confirmed COVID19 (novel coronavirus) in a Roseland resident has been discovered, according to the Roseland Board of Health and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) team, which has been “preparing for the potential of a coronavirus outbreak” in the area.

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