Governor signs first of nearly 30 bills in package, prohibiting evictions and foreclosures, promises swift action on other measures, which include funding for food banks and companies struggling to meet payroll.
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The state Department of Education has been issuing guidance to New Jersey’s public schools for the past week about dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
The city has set up an emergency coronavirus page with the latest updates here – https://www.jerseycitynj.gov/CityHall/health/coronavirus.
All restaurants are prohibited from providing dine-in services, but will be allowed to have take-out, delivery, and drive-through services.
Jersey City has set up a 24-hour hotline. If you feel sick and suspect you may have been exposed to COVID-19 please call 201-547-5208 before going to a medical facility.
However out an abundance of caution the district’s schools will close the the week of Monday, March 16 to review risks and decide if they will remain closed another week. They will assess the available information at that time and notify everyone as soon as possible.
The Jersey City Public School District is preparing for the possibility that a spread of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. may impact school attendance, and/or require the closure of schools. The district is planning to provide a combination of educational packets and electronic learning opportunities in the event the New Jersey Department of Health or the Jersey City Department of Health recommends school closures.
The application process to City Youth Jobs begins with the online application open through March 31, 2020. Individuals who are selected will then be interviewed by representatives of participating organizations. For more information, please visit www.jerseycityyouthworks.org.
As the city grapples with Tuesday’s events, we want to ensure everyone knows about gatherings, fundraisers, and resources to grieve and giveback together.
Municipal question #1 passes with 94% of the districts reporting.