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 latest information.
Sussex County Weekly Update
NOTE: No new reports have been issued since April 28. The Health Department has not published any statements on when (or if) to expect new reports and press releases.
Information from last month's report:
Friday, April 28
The Sussex County Health Department has announced 38 additional COVID-19 cases of Sussex County residents since the department's last report (4/14). No new cases were reported of Wantage residents, which keeps our confirmed number of cases at 3323. One Sussex County COVID-19-related death was reported: a 68-year-old male from Newton (4/22). The County's updated numbers now stand at 48582 confirmed cases, 47645 cases recovered, 549 deaths, and 388 cases are under investigation. Read the press release. Read the report. See the Coronavirus Notices Archive page for earlier reports.
The Health Department stated that COVID reports are issued weekly, subject to change. The next report may be issued on May 26. The County website has not been updated in four weeks. The scheduled reports for May 5, May 12, and May 19 were never issued.
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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