News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Pequannock Township OEM: Register If You or a Family Member Have Special Needs

“Register Ready – New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters” allows New Jersey residents with disabilities or access and functional needs and their families, to provide information to emergency response agencies.

The Register Ready website allows residents with special needs and their families, friends and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies.  This information allows emergency responder can better plan to serve ...

Additional info & to sign up...

Police Department
Posted on: February 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination and General Information Update: February 23, 2021

Please see the information below for the latest update on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination effort, as well as general COVID-19 information.

New Jersey has developed an extensive network of vaccination sites to serve those currently eligible for vaccination. Though there have been sharp increases in supply to NJ over the last week, vaccine is still very limited and will be for some time. At th...

Information below...

Health
Posted on: February 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine & General Information Update: February 8, 2021

For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination effort, as well as an update on COVID-19 related information, please follow the more info link below.

New Jersey has developed an extensive network of vaccination sites to serve those currently eligible for vaccination, but vaccine supply is still very limited and will be for some time. At this time, there are over 250 vaccination centers across the State...

More Info...

Health
Posted on: January 21, 2021

TBSA Sewer Interceptor Repair Project 2/1/21 - 5/1/21

TBSA will be repairing interceptor sewer lines in the Township of Pequannock, impacting traffic beginning on West Parkway, proceeding south to Sunset Road, the Boulevard and Hillview Road. The project will begin on 2/1/21 and may last up to 3 months.

The Two Bridges Sewerage Authority project will begin on February 1, 2021 and work is anticipated to be completed by May 1, 2021, weather and other factors depending.  The hours of operation will be 7 am to 3 pm.  During work hours, traf...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statistical Information & Fully Investigated and Closed Cases

Information on the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Township of Pequannock, County of Morris and State of New Jersey is available through the County of Morris and State of New Jersey.

The Morris County Office of Health Management’s information page on COVID-19 includes a report on the number of cases, by municipality, in the County of Morris.

The State of New Jersey, Department of Health COVID-...

Click here for the links and information...

Health
Posted on: January 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Update: January 14, 2021 - Additional Groups Eligible for Vaccination

Effective 1/14/21, additional groups have been authorized to receive the vaccine. This now includes healthcare workers, police & fire personnel, adults 65 & over, persons aged 16-64 with specific conditions that increase the risk for severe COVID-19.

Though the vaccine is still scarce and it could take time to get an appointment, for those who’ve just been added, please attempt to register and make appointments, beginning January 14, 2021. In addition to the NJ DOH graphic that provides information on...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: January 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Instructions: January 12, 2020

The NJ DOH website allows any eligible individuals to pre-register for the vaccine and offers those in the authorized 1A priority group the ability to schedule appointments at the listed, participating sites. See below for the DOH site and instructions.

Once pre-registered and the pre-registered individuals’ priority group is authorized to receive vaccine, a notification will be sent via email alerting the pre-registered individual to make their appointment at one of the participating vaccination sites l...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: January 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Update: January 5, 2021

Up to date information on the COVID-19 vaccine and answers to frequently asked questions are available below.

The NJDOH vaccination information page has lots of valuable, updated information on COVID-19 vaccinations. Please follow this New Jersey Department of Health vaccine information page link. This webpage is updated regularly with the newest informa...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: December 24, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory: December 24, 2020 - Vaccination and Testing

Morris County, Atlantic Health System and the State of New Jersey will establish a “Mega COVID-19 Vaccination Center” in commercial space located in Rockaway Township. More information on the center and COVID-19 testing is available below.

In partnership with Atlantic Health System and the State of New Jersey, this massive vaccination center will bring the vaccine to Morris County residents and those throughout North Jersey.  This is a unique opportunity for Morris County to help b...

More Info...

Health
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Morris County is now offering FREE at home COVID-19 saliva & nasal testing.

Testing is available to residents of Morris County and those who work within County, even if they don't live here. Please see below for more information about the at home testing program and COVID-19 testing, generally.

For at home testing:

  • If you work in Morris County, but do not live here, you must submit proof of employment in the county such as an employee identification card or your employer’s contact information. Once that information is confirmed by Count...
Additional testing information...

Health
Posted on: November 23, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory: November 23, 2020

On 11/16/20 Gov. Murphy issued EO 196 reducing the allowable number of people for indoor and outdoor gatherings & on 11/22/20 he issued EO 200 extending the public health emergency. Read on for more on these orders and up to date information on COVID-19.

The rate of transmission in NJ is fluctuating in recent weeks between 1.16 and 1.60.  Anything above 1.0 is considered concerning. The higher the number, the greater the risk of viral spread throughout the community. This rate has consistently av...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory: November 13, 2020

COVID-19 infections continue to rise dramatically. Cooler weather, the greater number of indoor activities, international outbreaks, pandemic fatigue, and increased levels of testing will continue to contribute to the increasing numbers of cases.

In New Jersey, the numbers of new COVID infections, hospitalizations and deaths are rising, but the hospitalizations and deaths are in much lower proportion to infections, than what was experienced earlier this year. This also seems to be true, nationally...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: November 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update: November 4, 2020

On October 24, 2020 Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 192, requiring employers to conduct daily health checks of employees to protect NJ's workforce. More on EO 192 and additional COVID-19 updates below.

COVID-19 Activity

Nationally, the number of new COVID-19 infections continues to rise dramatically, in many parts of the country. Cooler weather, the increasing number of indoor activities, second waves of COVID outbreaks overseas, pandemic fatigue and inc...

More on EO 192 and COVID-19

Health
Posted on: October 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update: October 28, 2020

Nationally, the number of new COVID-19 infections has risen dramatically. COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations & deaths in NJ are rising but the hospitalizations & deaths are in lower proportion to infections, than what was experienced earlier this year.

Cooler weather, increased indoor activities, second waves of COVID outbreaks overseas, pandemic fatigue and increased levels of testing are contributing to the increasing numbers.

The rate of transmission has been fluctuating in recent weeks between 1.16 a...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: September 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update: September 2, 2020

Statistics are moving in the right direction, school is back in session and Governor Murphy recently announced the return of indoor dining, with caveats. Please review an update on COVID-19 from the Heath Department for the latest information.

The numbers of new COVID infections, hospitalizations and deaths in NJ continue to decline. The rate of transmission has recently been fluctuating between .80 and .92. Anything above 1.0 is considered concerning. The higher the number, the greater the ris...

More on COVID-19

Health
Posted on: July 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update: July 13, 2020

Events continue to evolve rapidly. The Health Department is working closely with businesses, residents, private and public school districts, houses of worship, and other agencies within its jurisdictions to provide guidance and information.

The Department is enforcing COVID related Executive Directives while continuing to inspect state and locally regulated establishments, facilities, and activities in addition to investigating routine and non-routine public health threats and nuisances as t...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: July 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update: July 13, 2020

Events continue to evolve rapidly. The Health Department is working closely with businesses, residents, private and public school districts, houses of worship, and other agencies within its jurisdictions to provide guidance and information.

The Department is enforcing COVID related Executive Directives while continuing to inspect state and locally regulated establishments, facilities, and activities in addition to investigating routine and non-routine public health threats and nuisances as t...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: June 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update: June 11, 2020 - Stay At Home Order Lifted!

The Governor announced on Tuesday, June 9th, that as numbers of new infections and hospitalizations continue to fall, New Jersey is lifting the stay-at-home order!

The order was put in place nearly three months ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 as the reopening plan nears Stage 2 with nonessential retail set to allow customers inside stores again next week.

Progress with fewer numbers of newly infect...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Governor Murphy Announces NJ to Enter Stage 2 of Restart and Recovery on June 15, 2020

On June 4th, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 151 extending the public health emergency in NJ for another 30 days.

Businesses, social gatherings, recreational and other activities specified in the original public health emergency order continue to be prohibited unless they are specifically permitted by subsequent executive orders. 

Executive Order No. 151

New J...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory - 5/20/2020: Update on Executive Orders Recently Issued by Gov. Murphy

Over the past several days, Gov. Murphy issued a number of executive orders impacting construction, retail businesses, car gatherings, beaches & boardwalks, the primary election & other recreational facilities. See below for more details.

As new infection and hospitalization rates associated with the COVID-19 outbreak in NJ continue to decline, Governor Murphy has issued a series of Executive Orders over the course of the last week that have begun to permit activities that had been restric...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Take Control of the Things You Can – Strategies to Improve Your Health & Stand Strong

The Township of Pequannock Health Department, through a COVID-19 Advisory, provides great information on the things you can control and help your chances of standing strong in the face of COVID-19.

One of the most challenging aspects of Coronavirus COVID-19 is the amount of information that we do not know about it and how much of this crisis is beyond our control. We all appreciate the ability to control our destiny and it is important to remember t...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Coping with COVID-19 - Mental Health Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely beginning to impact the mental health of many citizens. These impacts may deepen as this crisis continues. To work to improve public health outcomes, the Health Department is sharing the following message and resources.

As we are all well aware, the people of the United States are now experiencing a historic and global pandemic that has created a quickly developing and devastating public health and economic crisis. The New York/New Jersey metropolitan area has been hit p...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Opening Up America Again - President Trump's 3 Phase Plan

On March 16, 2020, President Trump released guidelines based on the advice of public health experts for state and local officials, detailed within a three phase plan, which is available through the link below.

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again Document

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again Website

Click here for the link...

Health
Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory – April 9, 2020: Including Executive Orders Impacting Parks and Construction

The Township recognizes that there have been many Federal and State orders and recommendations that have been declared or disseminated over the last several weeks. Following are recent orders impacting parks and construction and a summary for review.

Governor Murphy recently issued:

Read on...

Health
Posted on: April 2, 2020

The Pequannock Township Food Pantry is Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Food Pantry is accepting calls from community residents who are unable to shop for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Food and basic household items can be delivered to the best of the volunteers' ability. Donations are also needed!

If you or someone you know needs assistance during this time period, please call the Food Pantry line - 973-835-1145.  Leave your name, address, telephone number and a short message.  Your call will be returned by one of the Food Pantry ...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: March 28, 2020

A video message from the Township Council regarding COVID-19

Please click "Read on" below for the link to the video message.

Video Message from the Township Council 

Read on...

Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Instructions for Individuals Who Have Tested Positive & Negative for COVID-19

The NJ Department of Health has provided instructions for individuals who have been tested for COVID-19; positive and negative. This is to help those seeking information and not intended to replace guidance from a medical professional.

Please see the documents below for the guidance from the NJ DOH:

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Negative for COVID-19

Should you have questions regarding COVID-19, please contac...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory – March 23, 2020

Governor Murphy Issues Executive Orders 107 and 108 Urging Residents to Remain Home, Closing All but Essential Businesses, Emphasizing the Need for Social Distancing and Addressing Inconsistencies Across All Levels of Government in New Jersey.

On March 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 and Executive Order No. 108

In addition to prior executive orders, EO 107 provides specific direction regarding residents remaining home, the closure of non-essentia...

Read on...

Health
Posted on: March 19, 2020

The County of Morris Issues A Declaration of Emergency

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, the County of Morris issued an Order Pursuant to a Declaration of Emergency closing certain businesses and recreational facilities, and incorporating components of the Governor's Executive Order.

The order from the County of Morris includes the following:

The following businesses are ordered closed, within the geographic borders of Morris County, effective 2000 hours (8:00 p.m.) on March 19, 2020:

  • Any Indoor Public or Private Recreational Bathing Fa...
Read on...

Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Corona Virus COVID-19 Advisory - March 17, 2020

Governor Murphy Announced Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.

On March 16, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 104, implementing aggressive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.  Among the directives in EO No. 104, Governor Murphy’s Executive Orde...

Read on...

Health