Wantage Township New Jersey

888 State Highway 23

Coronavirus News and Announcements

The most recent notices, closings, and cancellations due to the Coronavirus can be found on this page. They are posted by category, by date, with the most recent on top. This page is updated frequently, so check in often for the latest information. For older notices, please refer to the Coronavirus Notices Archive page.

For the most complete and up to date info on COVID-19 go to the State of NJ COVID-19 Information Hub at covid19.nj.gov

For Sussex County updates visit https://sussex.nj.us/covid19

Sussex County Health Department Notices and Updates

Please note that totals change often. Refer to the SC Coronasvirus page for the lastest information.

Sussex County Update — Friday, September 17

The Sussex County Health Department has announced 51 additional COVID-19 cases of Sussex County residents since yesterday.
One case was shown as being from Wantage, which brings our confirmed cases from 1097 to 1098. One Sussex County death was reported; a 78-year-old male from Ogdensburg (old case–death was 1/27/21) The County's updated numbers now stand at 16101 confirmed cases, 15319 cases recovered, 318 deaths, and 464 cases are under investigation. Read the press release. Read the report. See the Coronavirus Notices Archive page for earlier reports.

The Sussex County Division of Health issues weekly reports each Friday.

Pop Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

June 29
The Sussex County Health Department will be holding FREE pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the Office of Public Health, 201 Wheatsworth Rd, Hamburg on Thursday afternoons, 2 to 4 p.m. No appointment is needed. Must be 18 years old or older. Both the Moderna and J & J vaccines will be available. Call 973-579-0370 ext. 1235 for more information. See the schedule of clinics at sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?tpid=17480#popup. If you need transportation, call Skyland Ride at 973-579-0480.

Sussex COVID-19 Hotline

March 24
The Sussex County Division of Health COVID-19 Hotline is now open. Residents may call the Hotline number at 973-579-9488 to speak with a Sussex County Division of Health (SCDOH) staff member or Sussex County Medical Reserve Corp volunteer. The Hotline’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Additional information for residents can be found at the locations listed below.

  • Sussex County website https://sussex.nj.us/covid19
  • 2-1-1 (NJ Department of Health)
  • 1-800-962-1253
  • Text NJCOVID to 898-211 (NJ Department of Health)

Helpful Websites

NJ Senate - Office of Senator Steven Oroho

NJ Office of Homeland Security

Misc Information

Energy Assistance

Elizabethtown Gas has provided a Financial Assistance Programs Sheet. Representatives from Elizabethtown Gas are available to speak about conservation measures and energy assistance by request. Should you have questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Daisy Trocan at 908-662-8475 or email at dtrocan@sjindustries.com.

Daisy Trocan, Energy Assistance Outreach Coordinator
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