Covid-19 Update

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, May 7, there are 69 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are three new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County now has COVID-19 vaccines available at Brookdale Community College with no appointment necessary. The Brookdale vaccination site will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Vaccines are available for residents who are at least 18 years old and live, work or attend school in Monmouth County.

The County-operated sites administer the Moderna vaccine, which is not approved for anyone under the age of 18. For more information, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.


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Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing and vaccines on Tuesday, May 11 in Long Branch from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center located at 231 Wilbur Ray Ave. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests and 100 vaccines and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day.

Information about the County’s COVID-19 testing program is available on www.visitmonmouth.com. Residents are encouraged to fill out the testing requisition form ahead of testing in order to expedite the process.

The County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) are reminding residents to do their part to slow the spread by practicing social distancing, wearing a face covering when social distancing is not possible, not gathering in large crowds, washing their hands and staying home when sick.

The breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases by municipality is as follows:

      7-May        6-May
Aberdeen: 1883 1883
Allenhurst: 71 71
Allentown: 134 133
Asbury Park: 1692 1691
Atlantic Highlands: 345 345
Avon-by-the-Sea: 193 192
Belmar: 543 542
Bradley Beach: 360 360
Brielle: 567 567
Colts Neck: 997 996
Deal: 270 270
Eatontown: 1658 1658
Englishtown: 234 232
Fair Haven: 507 503
Farmingdale: 162 161
Freehold Borough: 1604 1604
Freehold Township: 3624 3625
Hazlet: 2080 2076
Highlands: 364 365
Holmdel: 1610 1608
Howell: 5493 5485
Interlaken: 81 81
Keansburg: 1201 1200
Keyport: 689 689
Lake Como: 175 175
Little Silver: 606 606
Loch Arbour: 24 24
Long Branch: 4279 4284
Manalapan: 4049 4040
Manasquan: 576 576
Marlboro: 3500 3499
Matawan: 1099 1099
Middletown: 6365 6364
Millstone Township: 932 931
Monmouth Beach: 336 336
Neptune City: 512 512
Neptune Township: 3376 3376
Ocean: 3158 3159
Oceanport: 644 641
Red Bank: 1715 1711
Roosevelt: 55 55
Rumson: 682 680
Sea Bright: 140 140
Sea Girt: 163 163
Shrewsbury Borough: 515 515
Shrewsbury Township: 113 112
Spring Lake: 242 242
Spring Lake Heights: 388 388
Tinton Falls: 1795 1793
Union Beach: 608 605
Upper Freehold: 546 547
Wall: 2629 2628
West Long Branch: 1146 1146
Unknown: 0 0

 

Residents with general questions or concerns about the COVID-19 are able to contact the MCHD phone bank by calling 732-845-2070 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

When the phone bank is not operational, please visit the MCHD website at www.visitmonmouth.com/health for general information related to COVID-19. Residents can also visit the NJ 211 website for additional information at www.nj211.org/coronavirus-covid-19 or by dialing 2-1-1.

 

If you would like to read more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19 situation, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.


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