AUGUST 21, 2020 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) DAILY UPDATE
· HERE ARE OUR NUMBERS TODAY—
13 more positive cases than yesterday, and a total of 652 since the start date of June 30th.
No new deaths, and a total of 31 since start date of June 30th.
A total of 188,817 positive cases, which is 290 more than yesterday.
A total 14,112, which is 9 more than yesterday.
The hotline is working. Please continue to call us to report large crowds, gatherings with people not wearing masks, and large groups not practicing social distancing.
973-969-1122 For Newark residents
· POP-UP TESTING AND CENSUS LOCATIONS (3:30-8PM):
Today, until 8PM Jackson Park (NOTE: Gillette Pl. street closure between Sherman Ave. & Pennsylvania Ave.)
Monday, August 24th, Garden Spires 195 1st Street
Wednesday, August 26th,Peshine Avenue School 433 Peshine Ave.
Friday, August 28th,VanBuren Street & Nichols Street (Back of East Side High School)(NOTE: Nichols St. closure between Pulaski St. & VanBuren St.)
ADOPT A BLOCK POP-UP SITE (10AM-4PM)
Come out for the last Adopt A Block of the season – talk to police and firefighters, get tested, complete the Census.
Monday, August 24th 7th Precinct North 5th Street (between Central Ave and Dickerson Street)
· CENSUS TRAIN
Don’t miss the CENSUS TRAIN this Saturday.
1st Stop:Kretchmer Homes(100 Ludlow St)11AM
2nd Stop:Changed to Georgia King Village (no longer stopping at Stephen Crane Village on Saturday)12PM
Last Stop:Wynona Lipman Gardens (200 Cathedral Court)
1PM § Or please fill out the Census online at www.2020CENSUS.GOV or on the phone.
477-2020 for Haitian Creole
·COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
Tomorrow, August 22nd – North Ward
You can pick up supplies from 8:30AM-4PM
Vince Lombardi Center 201 Bloomfield Avenue
· Dumpster locations
1. Montclair Ave & Broadway
2. Delavan Ave & Broadway
3. Clifton Ave & Bloomfield Ave
4. N. 8th St & Berkeley Ave
5. 1st Ave & N. 11th St
6. Verona Ave & Woodside Ave
7. N. 5th St & 2nd Ave W
8. Delavan St & Oraton St
BUYING CITY-OWNED PROPERTY
Last night’s virtual community town hall on buying city-owned property had a great turnout.
If you missed it you can watch the recording.
And mark the date for the auction: Next Thursday, August 27th at 10AM
Visit the city’s website at NEWARKNJ.GOV to learn about the properties and the auction rules (click on the real estate auction button)
To submit bids and participate in the auction, go to NEWARKNJ.REALFORECLOSURE.COM
POP-UP PLAY STREET – family fun
Free for all residents
Today until 7PM,Aspen Gardens (17 Oxford Street) AND Elwood Park (Summer & Elwood Ave)
Mayor is working with Superintendent to put together a plan for essential employees and single parents to have a place where school-aged children can go for virtual learning while the parents go to work (will accommodate as many people as can but space will be limited, so will be just for those who absolutely need it).
· BE SAFE THIS WEEKEND AND ALWAYS
Going into the weekend, be sure to practice all measures in keeping yourself and others safe.