Covid-19 Update

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that between Thursday, August 19 and Monday, August 23, there have been 766 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. During that same time period, there has been one new death being reported related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County now reports the number of positive cases of COVID-19, and the breakdown by municipality, on Mondays and Thursdays.

Monmouth County has COVID-19 vaccines available at Brookdale Community College with no appointment necessary on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m.

Vaccines are available for residents who are at least 12 years old and live, work or attend school in Monmouth County. The County-operated sites administer the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.

A third dose of the vaccine for those eligible can be administered at the Brookdale vaccination site. Individuals should bring their vaccine cards with them. For more information, please refer to the Center for Disease Control guidelines.


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Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, August 24 in Freehold from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Freehold Boro Fire Department, located at 49 W. Main Street. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day. There will also be a limited number of vaccines available for those who wish to receive it.

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 following the updated Center for Disease Control guidelines.

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

23-Aug19-Aug
Aberdeen:20382021
Allenhurst:7473
Allentown:152151
Asbury Park:18331809
Atlantic Highlands:377377
Avon-by-the-Sea:209205
Belmar:588582
Bradley Beach:398395
Brielle:603602
Colts Neck:11041095
Deal:287286
Eatontown:17811768
Englishtown:284281
Fair Haven:544541
Farmingdale:176173
Freehold Borough:17281712
Freehold Township:40874028
Hazlet:22662235
Highlands:387386
Holmdel:17371719
Howell:62516147
Interlaken:9392
Keansburg:12991280
Keyport:750739
Lake Como:185184
Little Silver:647641
Loch Arbour:2324
Long Branch:45004478
Manalapan:45764511
Manasquan:617615
Marlboro:38803847
Matawan:12051186
Middletown:70076936
Millstone Township:10371018
Monmouth Beach:355355
Neptune City:552545
Neptune Township:37693729
Ocean:34553420
Oceanport:703696
Red Bank:18031796
Roosevelt:5656
Rumson:757747
Sea Bright:150150
Sea Girt:196184
Shrewsbury Borough:556555
Shrewsbury Township:119119
Spring Lake:256257
Spring Lake Heights:412411
Tinton Falls:19331920
Union Beach:656652
Upper Freehold:613609
Wall:28382805
West Long Branch:12191203
Unknown:04

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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