Monday, November 9, 2020

New Limits

 9-November-2020

   On Monday-9-November New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy  announced new measures to limit the new spread of the covid-19 virus. This is to effect go in beginning on Thursday-12-November.  The major provisions of these new limits are: 
-Restaurants, bars, clubs and lounges will be prohibited from serving food and alcohol between 10:00p to 5:00a.
-New Jersey casinos will also be restricted from serving food and alcohol during that time.
-Bars and restaurants, will be able to seat groups of people at tables closer than six feet together as long as they are separated by plexiglass barriers.
-Seating at indoor bars will be banned.
-New Jersey High School sports team will be still be allowed to play indoor game, but only with other school based in New Jersey. This includes Elementary and Middle School sports. New Jersey School will be prohibited from traveling outside the State of New Jersey for interscholastic or other sports levels. This included any Holiday Tournament.
College or professional sports are not subject to the new restrictions.
  No other restrictions will be added at this time. Shopping, outdoor actives, including sports, Libraries, Houses of Worship will be allowed to stay open with the proper safe guards in place at this time. 
  Bergen County will continue to hold mobile testing units within Bergen County.  The next schedule locations are:


Tuesday-10-November from 9:00a to 2:00p at

Pascack Brook County Park located at

150 Emerson Road Westwood, NJ 07675

Saturday-14-November from 9:00a to 2:00p at

Bergen County Special Services School District

296 E. Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652

Priority processing with Bergen County school ID for staff/faculty from 9:00a to 10:30a.

The Bergen County Regional Community Mobile Testing program is available to all Bergen County residents free-of-charge thanks to a partnership between the County of Bergen and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. All testing locations this fall will offer COVID-19 saliva tests and flu vaccinations.

Residents can pre-register for their test at a Regional Community Mobile Testing site through an online portal to receive priority processing. To pre-register visit www.BergenCOVIDTesting.com. Please note, residents who choose to pre-register for testing must bring their mobile device for check-in.

ALL MOBILE TESTING DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. For updates please visit  www.co.bergen.nj.us  or County Executive Jim Tedesco’s Facebook page.

For the COVID-19 saliva test, please do not eat, drink, smoke, or chew gum 30 minutes prior to arrival. Identification is necessary so please bring your driver’s license/ID card, school identification card, social security card, passport, or birth certificate. Proof of Bergen County residency or that you work in Bergen County is required so please bring your driver’s license, utility bill, pay stub, or work ID.  If you have an insurance card, also bring that with you.



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