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Posted on: April 2, 2020

The Pequannock Township Food Pantry is Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Food Pantry is accepting calls from community residents who are unable to shop for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Food and basic household items can be delivered to the best of the volunteers' ability. Donations are also needed!

If you or someone you know needs assistance during this time period, please call the Food Pantry line - 973-835-1145.  Leave your name, address, telephone number and a short message.  Your call will be returned by one of the Food Pantry ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Morris County Office of Health Management Provides Information on the Number of Cases of COVID-19

The Morris County Office of Health Management's information page on COVID-19 has been updated to include a report on the number of cases, by municipality, in the County of Morris.

Morris County Office of Health Management - 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Website

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

A video message from the Township Council regarding COVID-19

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Video Message from the Township Council 

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Instructions for Individuals Who Have Tested Positive & Negative for COVID-19

The NJ Department of Health has provided instructions for individuals who have been tested for COVID-19; positive and negative. This is to help those seeking information and not intended to replace guidance from a medical professional.

Please see the documents below for the guidance from the NJ DOH:

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 

Instructions for Individuals Who Tested Negative for COVID-19

Should you have questions regarding COVID-19, please contac...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory – March 23, 2020

Governor Murphy Issues Executive Orders 107 and 108 Urging Residents to Remain Home, Closing All but Essential Businesses, Emphasizing the Need for Social Distancing and Addressing Inconsistencies Across All Levels of Government in New Jersey.

On March 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 and Executive Order No. 108

In addition to prior executive orders, EO 107 provides specific direction regarding residents remaining home, the closure of non-essential busines...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

The County of Morris Issues A Declaration of Emergency

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, the County of Morris issued an Order Pursuant to a Declaration of Emergency closing certain businesses and recreational facilities, and incorporating components of the Governor's Executive Order.

The order from the County of Morris includes the following:

The following businesses are ordered closed, within the geographic borders of Morris County, effective 2000 hours (8:00 p.m.) on March 19, 2020:

  • Any Indoor Public or Private Recreational Bathing Fa...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Municipal Buildings Closed to the Public for Walk In Service

Beginning at 8:30 AM on Thursday, March 19, 2020 municipal offices, including the Municipal Building, Fire Safety Office, Annex on Alexander Avenue, and the Animal Shelter on Washington St. will be closed for walk in service.

If you need to meet with municipal staff, please contact the individual or department to schedule your appearance.

If you need to pay a tax or utility bill:

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Corona Virus COVID-19 Advisory - March 17, 2020

Governor Murphy Announced Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.

On March 16, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 104, implementing aggressive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey.  Among the directives in EO No. 104, Governor Murphy’s Exec...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

All Municipal Playground Equipment in Public Parks Temporarily Closed

Out of an abundance of caution, the Health Department and the Township's insurance carrier recommend that playground equipment in public parks be temporarily closed. Therefore, effective on March 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM, all playground equipment is closed.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

A Message from the Mayor and all members of the Township Council regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

Dear Residents,

The health and safety of our community are of paramount importance. We understand that these are very stressful times and want you to know that the Township’s dedicated staff is working hard for our community.

In preparation for the challenges that face us with Coronavirus COVID-19, staff, volunteers, first responders and local leaders have participated in numerous conference calls with Morris County and the State of New Jersey.  We are closely monitor...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Corona Virus COVID-19 Advisory - March 12, 2020

Township of Pequannock Municipal offices will continue to remain open during regular operating hours. It is not necessary to curtail normal Township activities. The State of NJ is considered to be low Risk.

Morris County is considered to be no or minimal risk, at this time.  

The State of NJ has recommended that gatherings of more than two-hundred and fifty people be canceled and not conducted at this time.  

The Pequannock Health Department ...

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