HERE ARE OUR NUMBERS TODAY
- 12 more positive cases than yesterday, and a total of 703 since the start date of June 30th.
- No new deaths since Friday; a total of 31 since start date of June 30th.
- A total of 190,306 positive cases, which is 285 more than yesterday.
- A total 14,134, which is 10 more than yesterday.
SPORTS FOR KIDS
- Mayor mentioned that it’s important to take into account safety measures when it comes to sports for kids
LARGE GATHERINGS HOTLINE
- Please don’t forget to call our hotline to report large gatherings, large groups not practicing social distancing, and crowds not wearing masks.
- The number is 973-969-1122.
LIST OF QUARANTINE STATES UPDATED – If you travel to the following then you need to quarantine for 14 days
- Guam (added 8/25/20)
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Puerto Rico
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Virgin Islands
- Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland, and Montana were removed 8/25/20.
ADDITIONAL POP-UP TESTING SITE
St. Lucy’s Church, 118 7th Avenue
- Wednesday, August 26th until 7PM
- Thursday, August 27th from 12PM to 7PM
- And Friday, August 28th from 12PM to 7PM
TESTING AND CENSUS (3:30-8PM)
- Wednesday, August 26th,Peshine Avenue School 433 Peshine Ave. Until 8PM
- Friday, August 28th,VanBuren Street & Nichols Street(Back of East Side High School)(NOTE: Nichols St. closure between Pulaski St. & VanBuren St.)
- Monday, August 31st,Summer Ave. & Chester Ave.(NOTE: Chester Ave. street closure between Summer Ave. & Summer Pl.)
- September 30th is the actual last day to submit your Census questionnaire.
- We are depending on everyone, your family and friends, to make sure we are counted. § You can go to any one of our pop-up sites, go online (www.2020census.gov), or submit the form over the phone: English 844-330-2020; Spanish 844-468-2020; Portuguese 844-474-2020; Haitian Creole 844-477-2020.
TONIGHT (AUGUST 26th): VILLAGE FITNESS CLASS
- There’s a social distancing Uzima Dance Fitness class for adults at Nat Turner Park (18th Avenue) from 7-8PM.
- For more information on other activities, please call Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Senior Services at 973-733-5373.
MORE SUMMER FUN – POP-UP PLAY STREET (4-7PM)
Thursday, August 27th
- Georgia King Village
- Ivy Hill Park (5 Manor Drive)
Friday, August 28th
- Pavilion Towers (108-136 MLK Blvd)
- Stephan Crane (1 Stephan Crane Plaza)
REMINDER: AUCTION TO BUY CITY-OWNED PROPERTY
The auction to buy City-owned property takes place on Thursday, August 27th at 10AM live on NEWARKNJ.REALFORECLOSURE.COM.
Visit the city’s website at NEWARKNJ.GOV to see what properties are up for auction and to learn the rules.
TONIGHT (AUGUST 26TH): HOLD THE LINE
- Tune in to Hold the Line tonight at 7PM on Facebook and Instagram – 15 minutes of hard hitting questions on various topics.
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