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Coronavirus Information

Updates on the impact of the COVID-19 / 2019 Novel Coronavirus ("Coronavirus Disease") upon the Bergenfield community, and the actions the Borough is taking

Daily Update 4/11/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/11/20 3:00pm

Total cases = 476; New cases in last 24 hours = 13
Total deaths = 11; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps is seeking donations of N95 masks, gowns and funds due to the increased call volume. More info: www.bergenfieldambulance.org.
  2. BULK pickup is cancelled for April. Next bulk pickup is July.
  3. ALL parks & school grounds are closed.
  4. Overnight Parking restrictions remain suspended until April 19th.
  5. Boro Hall open weekdays 10am-2pm by appointment only.
  6. Bergenfield Health Dept., OEM & administration in operation every day.

EXPANDED ACCESS TO TESTING

Where: The county operated site is located at: Bergen New Bridge Medical Center at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ.  This is an APPOINTMENT ONLY site.

Who: This site is open to Bergen County residents who are symptomatic; this site will continue to serve first responders and healthcare professionals who live or work in Bergen County as well. 

Symptomatic Bergen County residents, first responders or healthcare professionals must provide photo identification proving their residency and/or professionals to provide qualifying photo id. 

NEW!!.  The Bergen County operated site is now open to all municipal employees who work in any of our 70 municipalities regardless of residency.  Proof of employment within the municipality required.  Also, open to ALL Bergen County employees regardless of residency with proof of employment; individuals must be symptomatic and must follow the below steps.

How:

OPTION 1. Residents must first be screened by completing a brief survey located at https://www.newbridgehealth.org and evaluated by a Telehealth doctor. Patients will then be given a confirmation code number to present at the drive-thru testing site that corresponds with their appointment.

OR

OPTION 2. Patients with orders (prescription) from their private physicians have expedited scheduling.

Log into portal: https://www.newbridgehealth.org/

Follow link to COVID screening and follow prompts to upload a doctor’s order (prescription) into the system.

More information is available at: https://www.newbridgehealth.org and at https://co.bergen.nj.us/

WHEN: By appointment 7 days a week

*** Please note that this is a County operated site and is separate from the FEMA site located at Bergen Community College in Paramus.

Daily Update 4/10/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/10/20 3:00pm

Total cases = 463; New cases in last 24 hours = 26
Total deaths = 11; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 1

  1. Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps is seeking donations of N95 masks, gowns and funds due to the increased call volume. More info: www.bergenfieldambulance.org.
  2. BULK pickup is cancelled for April. Next bulk pickup is July.
  3. ALL parks & school grounds are closed.
  4. Overnight Parking restrictions remain suspended until April 19th.
  5. Boro Hall open weekdays 10am-2pm by appointment only.
  6. Bergenfield Health Dept., OEM & administration in operation every day.

Daily Update 4/9/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/9/20 4:00pm

Total cases = 437; New cases in last 24 hours = 29
Total deaths = 10; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 2

  1. Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps is seeking donations of N95 masks, gowns and funds due to the increased call volume. More info: www.bergenfieldambulance.org.
  2. BULK pickup is cancelled for April. Next bulk pickup is July.
  3. ALL parks & school grounds are closed.
  4. Overnight Parking restrictions remain suspended until April 19th.
  5. Boro Hall closed Friday 4/10 and will re-open on Monday 4/13 at 10am.
  6. Boro Hall office hours remain Monday-Friday 10am-2pm but it is by appointment only.
  7. Bergenfield Health Dept., OEM & Administration are working every day on the pandemic.

Daily Update 4/8/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/8/20 3:30pm

Total cases = 408; New cases in last 24 hours = 13
Total deaths = 8; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 1

  1. Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps is seeking donations of N95 masks, gowns and funds due to the increased call volume. More info: www.bergenfieldambulance.org.
  2. BULK pickup is cancelled for April. Next bulk pickup is July.
  3. ALL parks & school grounds are closed.
  4. Overnight Parking restrictions remain suspended until April 19th.
  5. Boro Hall closed Friday 4/10 and open 10am-2pm during the week by appointment only.
  6. Bergenfield Health Dept., OEM & Administration are working every day on the pandemic.

Daily Update 4/7/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/7/20 3:30pm

Total cases = 395; New cases in last 24 hours = 22
Total deaths = 7; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 1

  1. BULK pickup is cancelled for April. Next bulk pickup is July.
  2. ALL parks closed.
  3. Overnight Parking restrictions remain suspended until April 19th.
  4. Boro Hall open 10am-2pm by appointment only.
  5. Bergenfield Health Dept. monitoring all reported cases of COVID-19 by identifying all places visited and individuals they came in contact with to make sure appropriate measures are taken per CDC and NJDOH guidelines.
  6. Bergenfield OEM's Emergency Operations Center remains open daily.

FEMA Webinars

Managing the Emotional Consequences of Public Health Emergencies

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 1 PM – 2 PM ET Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on managing the emotional consequences of public health emergencies. Learn about the unique aspects of management and response required to effectively address the mental and emotional effects of emergencies. Guest speaker, Steve Crimando, MA, CHPP, CTM, director of training for the Disaster and Terrorism Branch, New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, will lead the discussion and provide resources.

Link to register: https://icpd.adobeconnect.com/r2_phep/event/registration.html

 

Continuity: Why You Should Care and How We Can Help?

Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 12 PM – 1 PM ET Please join us to learn how FEMA National Continuity Programs can help you and your organization prepare to create a more resilient nation equipped to sustain essential functions and deliver critical services under all conditions. Continuity ensures the whole community plans for ways to provide essential services and conduct activities when normal operations are disrupted. Emma Poon, Regional and Stakeholders Branch Chief, FEMA National Continuity Programs Plans, Policy, and Evaluations Division will be the guest speaker.

Link to register: https://icpd.adobeconnect.com/r2continuityhelp/event/registration.html

 

Protect and Manage Your Finances During Covid-19

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 12 PM - 1 PM ET Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a presentation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Federal, state, and local governments are working to respond to the growing public health threat of coronavirus, or COVID-19. The CFPB and other financial regulators have encouraged financial institutions to work with their customers to meet their community needs. Learn about how the CFPB is providing consumers with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances as the situation evolves during this difficult time.

Link to register: https://icpd.adobeconnect.com/r2emergencyfundreg/event/registration.html