Jersey City Covid-19 Update 3/16


Jersey City announced its 4th positive case of COVID-19 on 3/15.

Effective noon today, March 16, the following establishments will be closed: ‬

  • Bars and nightclubs that do not serve food
  • Movie theaters, performance centers
  • Gyms; fitness centers; barber shops; day care centers; nail salons; and non-urgent medical offices including, dental offices, physical therapy clinics, chiropractor offices, and all state licensed cosmetology establishments.

The following restrictions will also apply:

All restaurants are prohibited from providing dine-in services, but will be allowed to have take-out, delivery, and drive-through services.

These restrictions do not apply to grocery stores, cafeterias within nursing homes or similar facilities.

Restrictions previously announced:

  • All City-run functions are canceled through March 20th.  Read the full press release here.
  • All regularly scheduled public meetings held by the City of Jersey City including, but not limited to, meetings of the City Council and the various governing boards, are hereby cancelled until further notice.

The city has set up an emergency coronavirus page with the latest updates here – https://www.jerseycitynj.gov/CityHall/health/coronavirus.

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Daniel Levin

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