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 Weekly Update — Friday, August 5
The Sussex County Health Department has announced 286 additional COVID-19 cases of Sussex County residents since the department's last report (7/29). Eighteen new cases are reported as being from Wantage, raising our confirmed number of cases from 2865 to 2883. Three Sussex County COVID-19-related deaths were reported: an 88-year-old female from Newton (7/09), a 91-year-old female from Newton (7/30), and a 94-year-old male from Newton (7/30). The County's updated numbers now stand at 41204 confirmed cases, 38505 cases recovered, 511 deaths, and 2188 cases are under investigation. Read the press release. Read the report. See the Coronavirus Notices Archive page for earlier reports.
NOTICES UPDATE: The Health Department COVID reports will now be issued weekly instead of daily. This is subject to change depending upon how the COVID progresses. The next press release and report will be on Friday, August 12, 2022.
The Sussex County Division of Health is no longer providing COVID-19 testing at the Fairgrounds.
Visit: sussex.nj.us for more information or call 973-579-0570 ext. 1211.
Pop Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
The Sussex County Health Department holds FREE pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics at various locations in the County. See the schedule of clinics at sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?tpid=17480#popup. Call 973-579-0370 ext. 1235 for more information. If you need transportation, call Skyland Ride at 973-579-0480.
Sussex COVID-19 Hotline
March 24, 2021
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)
- Text NJCOVID to 898-211 (NJ Department of Health)
NJ Senate - Office of Senator Steven Oroho
NJ Office of Homeland Security
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