Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health & Safety Information

Safety Guidelines for Halloween 2020

COVID-19: What Boonton Residents Should Know

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Infographic

Instructions for Disposal of Personal Protective and Medical Equipment

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Field Hospital Fact Sheet (Information Current as of Friday, April 17th)

How Can I Donate to Medical Providers?

Operation Save a Life: Calls for Nurses and Medical Pros for Morris County Facilities

Instructions for Persons Who Test Positive for COVID-19

Instructions for Persons Who Test Negative for COVID-19

President's Guidelines: 15 Days to Slow the Spread

I'm Sick - What Should I Do?

How to Prepare for Self-Isolation

Health Actions to Protect You and Your Family

What is Social Distancing?

Stop the Spread of Germs!

COVID-19 Information Sheet

CDC Recommendations

Senator Booker's Informational COVID-19 Web Page for NJ Residents

May 19th, 2020: Department of Health Guidance on Ambulatory Centers, Surgeries, and Medical Procedures

May 19th, 2020: Department of Health Guidance on Surgeries and Medical Procedures at Hospitals

June 12th Announcement: Boonton Summer Camp 2020 Hereby Cancelled

NJ Department of Health: Guidance for Sports Activities

June 19th Update: CCM Drive-Thru Testing Center to Close June 26th, 2020

June 26th, 2020: CCM Drive-Thru Testing Site Closing - Where to Get Tested Moving Forward

June 26th, 2020: Travel Advisory and Self-Quarantine Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Tracing Infographic

COVID-19 Recovery: What You Need to Know

Enjoying Parks Safely

Remote Learning Guidance from the Department of Education


Civic Updates for NJ Residents

NJ Department of Health Executive Directives, Waivers, and Guidance

February 3, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 102 Establishing Coronavirus Task Force

March 9, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 103 Declaring a State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency

March 16, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 104 Announcing Aggressive Social Distancing Measures

March 19, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 105 Announcing Changes to Upcoming New Jersey Elections in Response to Covid-19

March 19, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 106 Enacting Moratorium on Removals of Individuals Due to Evictions or Foreclosures

March 19, 2020: NJ Supreme Court Issues Notice of Tax Appeal Deadline Extension

March 21, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 107 Directing All NJ Residents to Stay at Home until Further Notice

March 21, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 108 Invalidating County or Municipal Restrictions which Conflict with Executive Order 107

March 23, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 109 Suspending All Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacities

March 25, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 110 Closing All Child Care Centers Except Those Serving Children of Essential Workers

March 27, 2020: NJ Supreme Court Issues Omnibus Order Cancelling Municipal Court Sessions Through the End of April

March 28, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 111 Directing Health Care Facilities to Report Data on a Daily Basis

April 1, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 112 Removing Barriers to Health Care Professionals Joining NJ's Covid-19 Response and Providing Protections for Front Line Health Care Responders

April 2, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 113 Authorizing Commandeering of Property Such as Medical Supplies

April 3, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 114 Directing Flags to Fly at Half Staff in Honour of Those Who Have Lost Their Lives or Been Affected by Covid-19

April 4, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 115 Allowing Certain Retirees to Return to Public Employment

April 4, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Administrative Order 2020-8 Authorizing Local Restrictions of Short Term Rentals

April 7, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 116 Extending Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May

April 7, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 117 Waiving Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year

April 7, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 118 Closing State and County Parks to Further Social Distancing

April 7, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 119 Extending Public Health Emergency

April 8, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 120 Postponing June 2nd Primary Elections Until July 7th

April 8, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 121 Allowing Greater Weight Limit for Vehicles Carrying Covid-19 Relief Supplies

April 8, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 122 to Cease all Non-Essential Construction Projects and Imposing Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to Limit the Spread of Covid-19

April 9, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 123 Extending Insurance Premium Grace Periods

April 10, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 124 Establishing a Process to Grant Temporary Reprieve to Certain At-Risk Inmates

April 11, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 125 Implementing Additional Mitigation Requirements on NJ TRANSIT, Private Carriers, and Restaurants to Limit the Spread of COVID-19.

April 13, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 126 Prohibiting Cable and Telecommunications Providers from Terminating Internet and Voice Service

April 14, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 127 Extending Certain Deadlines Associated with Rule Making

Change of Court Hearing Specifics - Affordable Housing

Press Release: Motor Vehicle Commission Inspection Station Closures Extended Until May 11th

Primary Election Date Moved to July 7th

Chronological List of NJ Elections

April 24th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 128 Providing Critical Short-Term Support for Renters

April 27th, 2020: Governor Murphy Announces Six Key Principles to Reopen NJ

April 27th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 129 Extending Retired Officer Carry Permits by a Period of 90 Days Until After the Public Health Emergency Ends

April 27th, 2020: State Director of Emergency Management Signs Administrative Order 2020-10 Providing Additional Guidance for Essential Businesses

April 28th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 130 Allowing Municipalities to Extend Grace Period for May 1st Property Tax Payments Until June 1st

April 28th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 131 Creating a Commission Charged with Advising the Administration on the Timing and Preparation for New Jersey's Recovery from the COVID-19 Shutdown

April 29th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 132 Allowing Electronic Petition Submission and Signature Collection for Initiatives and Referenda

April 29th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 133 Reopening State Parks and Golf Courses

Morris County Park Commission's Guide to Park Openings and Closures as of May 2nd, 2020

May 1st, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 135 Suspending In-Person Requirements for Receipt of Marriage License and Marriage Ceremonies and for the Receipt of Working Papers for Minors

May 2nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 136 Extending Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws

May 2nd, 2020: NJ Dept of Law & Public Safety OEM Issues Administrative Order 2020-11 Declaring Construction of Religious Facilities to Classify as Essential Projects

May 4th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 137 to Recognize New Fiscal Realities Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

May 4th, 2020: Governor Announces that NJ School Will Remain Closed Through the End of the School Year

May 6th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 138 Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey by 30 Days

May 8th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 140 Naming Restart and Recovery Advisory Council

May 9th, 2020: State Dept of Emergency Management Letter Regarding Public Gatherings and Ceremonies with Reference to Executive Order 107

May 11th, 2020: NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Adds More Online Services

May 12th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 141 Mandating that all Local, County, and Regional Health Departments Use the CommCare Platform to Support their Contact Tracing Efforts

May 13th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 142 Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars

May 14th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 143 Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place

May 15th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 144 to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Registered Voter a VBM Ballot or Application Ahead of the Primary Election

May 15th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 145 Allowing Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Resume on May 26th

May 16th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 146 to Reopen Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rental Businesses

May 18th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 147 Permitting Outdoor Archery and Shooting Ranges, Golf Driving Ranges, Batting Cages, Tennis Clubs, Horseback Riding, and Tennis Clubs to Reopen

Governor Murphy's Plan for Reopening: The Road Back - Restoring Economic Health

May 19th, 2020: Administrative Order 2020-013 Essential Retail Businesses: Automobiles and Bicycles

State Projected Budget Cuts 

Financial Condition of State Budget as of May 22nd, 2020

May 22nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 148 Increasing Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings 

May 26th, 2020: Governor Murphy Announces that Modified In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Can Begin on July 6th

Department of Education Guidance on Graduation Ceremonies

May 30th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 149 Allowing Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks

June 1st: Governor Murphy Announces Phase Two of NJ Reopening

June 3rd: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 150 Announcing Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor License Holders

June 4th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 151 Extending the Public Health Emergency in NJ

June 9th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 152 Lifting Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

June 9th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 153 Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses

June 13th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 154 Allowing Personal Care Service Facilities to Open Effective June 22

June 13th, 2020: Administrative Order 2020-09 - Reopening Personal Care Services (Cosmetology and Massage and Bodywork Therapy Services)

June 13th, 2020: Administrative Order 2020-015: Guidance on Event Venues, Libraries, Schools, Real Estate Open Houses, Essential Retail Businesses, Car Washes, Yard Sales, Special Events, and Private Tutoring Facilities

June 15th, 2020: Morris County Issues Emergency Declaration #4 Which Rescinds Prohibitions Related to Playgrounds, Playing Fields, Indoor Public and Private Bathing Facilities, and Indoor Recreation Facilities

June 18th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 155 Allowing for Limited In-Person Instruction at Institutions of Higher Education and Trade and Training Schools Beginning July 1

June 19th, 2020: Administrative Order 2020-16: Malls, Sports, Libraries, Venues

Morris County Library Curbside Pick-Up Service to Begin June 23rd

June 19th, 2020: Executive Directive 20-017 - Standards and Protocols for Outdoor Visits at Long Term Care Facilities

June 22nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 156 Increasing Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits

June 24th, 2020: Morris County Declaration of Emergency #5 Continuing State of Emergency but Deleting Language Referencing Specific Outdoor Activities

June 26th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 157 Establishing Rules for Indoor Dining, Indoor Recreational Facilities, and Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers

Department of Education Guidelines on Reopening Schools

June 29th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 158 Temporarily Pausing the Resumption of Indoor Dining

New Jersey State-Wide Contact Tracing Program Information

June 30th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 159 Extending Certain Statutory Deadlines Across State Government

July 2nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 160 Directing US and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Full Staff Starting July 3rd

July 2nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 161 Increasing the Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limit

July 2nd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 162 Extending the Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

July 6th, 2020: Morris County Declaration #6: Incorporating Increased Outdoor Capacity Limits of 500 Per EO 161

July 8th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 163 Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When they Cannot Socially Distance

July 9th, 2020: NJ Department of Health Guidance for Sports Activities

July 13th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 164 Postponing Annual Municipal and County Party Reorganization Meetings

July 13th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 165 Lifting 50 Percent Capacity Limits on NJ TRANSIT and Private-Carrier Vehicles

July 17th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 166 Creating Greater Oversight and Accountability for Federal COVID-19 Resources

July 20th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 168 Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings

July 20th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 169 Clarifying that Executive Order 164 is Only Applicable to Municipal and County Party Committees that Held Elections During the July Primary Elections

July 31st, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 170 Extending Certain Statutory Guidelines Across State Government

August 1st, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 171 Extending the Public Health Emergency

August 3rd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 172 Allowing Public Employees to Immediately Enroll in State Health Benefits Program

August 3rd, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 173 Decreasing Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit

August 13th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 175 Opening New Jersey School for In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols

August 14th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 177 to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Active Registered Voter a VBM Ballot Ahead of the General Election

August 14th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 178 Extending Certain Statutory Deadlines Across State Government

Appendix to Executive Order 178

August 25th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 179 to Make Modifications to Primarily Vote by Mail Election

August 27th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 180 Extending the Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

August 27th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 181 Allowing Gyms and Indoor Amusement and Water Parks to Reopen Effective Tuesday, September 1st

September 1st, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 183 Allowing Resumption of Indoor Dining Effective Friday, September 4th

September 1st, 2020: Morris County Issues Emergency Declaration Number 7

September 5th, 2020: Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Clarifying that Health Club Facilities Located in Hotels, Motels, Condominiums, Cooperatives, Corporate Offices, and Other Businesses Can Open

September 25th, 2020: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 186 Extending the Public Health Emergency in New Jersey


Financial Aid & Resources

Loaves and Fishes Community Food Pantry (Presbyterian Church - 513 Birch Street) is open to those in need of food assistance Wednesdays from 4:00pm-6:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am-11:00am. If you know anyone in need who is not currently able to leave their home, please inform someone at Town Hall so that we can arrange for food to be delivered to them.

NJ Department of Labor Division of Unemployment Insurance

Directly Contact the NJ Department of Labor

NJ SNAP to Offer Recipients Online Grocery Shopping Option

Senator Booker's Coronavirus Pandemic Resource Guide for New Jerseyans

NJ United Way ALICE Recovery Fund Offers Emergency Assistance for Low and Moderate Income Workers

Temporary College Loan Relief Request

Financial Hardship Relief for NJCLASS Borrowers

Governor's Mortgage Payment Relief Initiative

New Jersey Natural Gas Utility Bill Assistance Information

NJ.COM: 10 Resources in Coronavirus Crisis

April 29th, 2020 Press Release: NJ Department of Labor to Begin Making Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments this Week

COVID-19 FEMA Guidance for Municipalities

May 29th, 2020: NJ Governor and Lt Governor Announce Short Term Rental Assistance Program


Business Resources

Workplace Health & Safety Recommendations

Department of Health Indoor Dining Guidelines for Establishments

July 1st, 2020: Executive Directive 20-023: Health and Safety Standards for Outdoor Amusement and Water Parks

July 1st, 2020: Executive Directive 20-022: Health and Safety Standards for Pools and Aquatic Recreation Facilities

June 30th, 2020: Executive Directive 20-021: Child Care and Youth Summer Camp Standards

June 26th, 2020: Executive Directive 20-019: Protocol for Indoor Dining - Please note, as of June 29th, the Governor temporarily paused resumption of indoor dining.

June 3rd, 2020: Executive Directive 20-014: Outdoor Dining Protocols for Food and Beverage Establishments

June 3rd, 2020: Special Ruling 2020-10 Temporary Extended Alcohol Permits for Outdoor Dining

List of Lenders Participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by State

How to Report an Unsafe Employer

Essential Services Jobs Search - Available Employment

NJEDA: New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

NJEDA: COVID-19 Economic Relief Package

NJ DOL Guidance for Self-Employed Individuals Filing a Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claim

NJ DOL Frequently Asked Questions for Self-Employed Works during COVID-19 Pandemic

State of NJ COVID-19 Business Guidance 

Social Distancing Guidelines for Essential Retail Businesses

Guidelines for Food Establishments

Small Business Administration Declaration

Small Business Administration Economic Disaster Loan Fact Sheet (Applicants may call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information. OEM Questions can be directed to: Bradley Waugh - Cell 609-439-8196)

Small Business Administration COVID-19 Resources and Loan Application

NJ Department of Labor: Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions

NJ Department of Labor Implements Technological Improvements to Address Increase in Unemployment Claims

Emergency Regulations: Competitive Public Contracting

Emergency Regulations: Local Unit Electronic Procurement

Emergency Regulations: Public Bidding


COVID-19: Información y Noticias en Español

COVID-19 Medidas de Salud para Protegerse Usted y a su Familia

New Jersey Natural Gas: Programas de Asistencia para el Pago de Energía

Instrucciones para Residentes que Tuvieron un Resultado Positivo para COVID-19

Instrucciones para Residentes que Tuvieron un Resultado Negativo para COVID-19

Recuperación: Lo Que Usted Debe Saber

Disfrute de los Parques de Manera Segura

COVID-19: Datos Breves

15 Dias para Desacelerar la Propagación

CDC: Coronavirus/COVID-19

Nuevo Coronavirus 2019