The Ocean County Health Department has a trifecta of good news amid the Covid-19 pandemic as they will have another round of drive-thru testing available next week at Ocean County College, the amount of daily appointments is going from 180 to 216 and there are additional testing sites in the works.
There is more than $4.5 million in emergency funding being awarded to local governments in New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District via the CARES Act which will help areas stabilize and recover from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
What started as a few messages has turned into a steady stream of calls and emails into the Ocean County Health Department with people asking which agency is enforcing the social distancing requirements.
The Catholic Diocese of Trenton which represents parishioners in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties, has announced that all churches will be closed to the public until further notice, effective immediately.
This gathering was in violation of Executive Order No. 107 signed by Governor Phil Murphy on March 21, which bans gatherings of individuals, whether they be at weddings, parties, celebrations, or other social events.