• Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!
• BE STILL MONDAYS RESUMES TODAY
To help drive our numbers down, we’re taking necessary action.
Beginning with Be Still Mondays, businesses must close at 7PM.
• IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON FRIDAY—
TEST POSITIVITY RATES (AS OF OCT 4) :
Newark 5.32% as of Oct 4 (vs Sept 28 was 4.78%)
NJ 3.69% as of Oct 4 (vs Sept 28 was 2.47%)
• WE DON’T HAVE NUMBERS TODAY SINCE THE OFFICE IS CLOSED BUT WE’LL HAVE THEM FOR YOU ON WEDNESDAY
• LARGE GATHERINGS HOTLINE 973-969-1122
If you see large gatherings, CALL THE HOTLINE. Call to report large groups not practicing social distancing and call if you see crowds not wearing masks.
• POP-UP TESTING AND CENSUS SITES
Monday’s pop-up canceled (6th Ave & North 9th Street) due to weather
Wednesday, October 14:
East Ward Community Center
269 Oliver Street
Friday, October 16:
Peshine Avenue School
433 Peshine Avenue
Monday, October 19:
Franklin Avenue School
42 Park Avenue
Wednesday, October 21:
Clear View Baptist Church
314 Hobson Street
Friday, October 23:
Summer Ave & Chester Ave
(Note: Chester Ave street closure between Summer Ave and Summer Place)
• WE STILL NEED EVERYONE TO COMPLETE THE CENSUS
If you haven’t completed the Census, complete it online at www.2020CENSUS.GOV
Or plan to go to one of the pop-up sites
You can also get help filling out the Census at the Newark Public Library Main Branch (Mon/Wed/Friday) from 11:30AM- 2:30PM
Or you can complete it over the phone:
o 844-330-2020 for English
o 844-468-2020 for Spanish
o 844-474-2020 for Portuguese
o 844-477-2020 for Haitian Creole
• UPCOMING EVENTS AND IMPORTANT DATES
o Tuesday, October 13th
Voter Registration Deadline
Go to VOTE.NJ.GOV for more information on how to register, how to vote by mail, and where you can vote in person.
You can also call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)
o Wednesday, October 14 at 6PM
Forward-Bound Doremus – Virtual Project Launch
Forward-Bound Doremus is a shared vision and redevelopment plan for the Doremus Port-Industrial District.
You can attend the virtual meeting on Zoom or watch the livestream here on the City’s Facebook page.
The flyer with more info is posted on social media.
• NEWARK VS. COVID-19
The win is up to us and we cannot afford to lose!
So mask up, wash your hands, and practice social distancing
• CLOSING AND BLESSINGS