• HERE ARE OUR NUMBERS TODAY
22 more positive cases than yesterday, and a total of 782 since June 30th.
No new deaths since yesterday; a total of 32 since
A total of 192,290 positive cases, which is 330 more than yesterday.
A total 14,179 deaths, which is 14 more than yesterday.
• LARGE GATHERINGS HOTLINE
Please continue to report large gatherings, large groups not practicing social distancing, or if there are crowds not wearing masks – in NEWARK. Call 973-969-1122.
• FOOD RELIEF PROGRAM
We’ve delivered more than 1.3 million meals and well over 2 million when combined with Newark Public Schools.
Thank you to all of our partners and volunteers.
If you know someone who needs food, or if you do, please let us know by leaving your information in the comments or sending to our inbox.
Our next food delivery is Wednesday, September 2nd.
• POP-UP TESTING AND CENSUS SITES (3:30-8PM)
Wednesday, September 2nd
West Side High School
403 South Orange Ave.
Friday, September 4th
Avon Avenue School
219 Avon Ave.
Wednesday, September 9th
Raphael Hernandez Elementary School Parking Lot
Friday, September 11th
Oliver Street School
East Kinney St. & McWhorter St.
• $50 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY FOR CENSUS COMPLETION AT NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY
In case you missed it, we are giving out $50 ShopRite gift cards if you visit the pop-up Census site in front of the Newark Public Library- ID required – while they last).
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
11:00AM – 2:30PM
5 Washington Street
• ALSO GIVING AWAY $50 SHOP RITE GIFT CARDS THIS THURSDAY IN FRONT OF CITY HALL FOR FILLING OUT CENSUS ON SITE
This Thursday, we will give gift cards to the first 150 people who come to our Census Pop-Up in front of City Hall at 12 noon.
You can also complete your Census TODAY online www.2020CENSUS.GOV or over the phone.
• 844-330-2020 for English
• 844-468-2020 for Spanish
• 844-474-2020 for Portuguese
• 844-477-2020 for Haitian Creole
The deadline is September 30th. Let’s make sure Newark is counted!
• REMINDER: VIRTUAL EVENT— NJ CENSUS TOWNHALL
Hosted by WBLS’s Ann Tripp on WBLS Facebook Live at 7PM
• CLOSING AND BLESSINGS