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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 17, there are 31 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are no 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.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, May 19 in Neptune from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Neptune Senior Center located at 1607 State Route 33. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests 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:

 

17-May    

16-May

Aberdeen:

1891

1891

Allenhurst:

70

70

Allentown:

133

133

Asbury Park:

1704

1702

Atlantic Highlands:

351

350

Avon-by-the-Sea:

194

194

Belmar:

542

542

Bradley Beach:

362

362

Brielle:

569

569

Colts Neck:

1006

1007

Deal:

272

271

Eatontown:

1671

1672

Englishtown:

239

239

Fair Haven:

511

511

Farmingdale:

164

164

Freehold Borough:

1613

1612

Freehold Township:

3645

3646

Hazlet:

2089

2086

Highlands:

364

364

Holmdel:

1616

1616

Howell:

5510

5511

Interlaken:

81

81

Keansburg:

1203

1203

Keyport:

694

694

Lake Como:

174

176

Little Silver:

608

608

Loch Arbour:

24

24

Long Branch:

4289

4286

Manalapan:

4082

4078

Manasquan:

574

576

Marlboro:

3527

3527

Matawan:

1108

1108

Middletown:

6387

6386

Millstone Township:

937

936

Monmouth Beach:

334

335

Neptune City:

517

514

Neptune Township:

3390

3386

Ocean:

3168

3168

Oceanport:

645

645

Red Bank:

1719

1718

Roosevelt:

56

56

Rumson:

688

687

Sea Bright:

143

143

Sea Girt:

164

164

Shrewsbury Borough:

516

515

Shrewsbury Township:

115

115

Spring Lake:

241

241

Spring Lake Heights:

385

385

Tinton Falls:

1798

1797

Union Beach:

610

609

Upper Freehold:

549

549

Wall:

2634

2634

West Long Branch:

1147

1147

Unknown:

0

0

 

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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