Latest News

5/19/2020 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) - Weekly Update #25 – May 18, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019)
Weekly Update #25 – May 18, 2020

Mental Health Spotlight: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Call the NAMI Helpline at 800-950-6264 M-F, 10 am – 6pm ET. In a crisis, text “NAMI” to 741741 for 24/7 for confidential, free crisis counseling.


 NAMI Morris County – Email

NAMI Somerset County – Email

Quarantine Fatigue

A note from Health Officer, Lucy A. Forgione:

 “Dear Residents,

While everyone is itching to go back to normal, the attached article is a “must read”. Keep in mind that the virus hasn’t changed and neither has the science behind it. This article is a conservative approach that will help assist in assessing levels of risk and making the best possible choice for you and your family to stay healthy and safe this summer.”

Elective Surgery Procedures

 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 145 that reversed the temporary ban that was placed on elective procedures — both medical and dental — two months ago, at the onset of the major health crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus. The new order set a restart for May 26 at 5 a.m., subject to the policies pending from the state Department of Health.