Letter from Sussex County Freeholder Director Sylvia Petillo.

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8/14/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,389 cases, 1,188 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 17.
8/13/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 1 additional case of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,385 cases, 1184 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/12/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,384 cases, 1184 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/11/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,381 cases, 1174 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/11/2020 NJEDA to Provide $15 Million in New CARES Act Funding to Businesses in Counties that Received No Direct Federal Aid.
8/10/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 12 additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death among county residents. Of the 1,378 cases, 1173 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/7/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,366 cases, 1,161 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 10.
8/6/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 6 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,362 cases, 1161 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/5/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death among county residents. Of the 1,356 cases, 1157 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
8/4/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces no additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death among county residents. Of the 1,354* cases, 1142 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(One prior reported positive case in Sparta has been re-assigned out of County)
8/3/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 15 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,355 cases, 1144 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/31/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 6 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,340 cases, 1,134 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, August 3.
7/30/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 1 additional case of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,334* cases, 1132 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *One prior case has been re-assigned out of county.
7/30/2020 The Sussex County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their second virtual job fair August 6 at 10 a.m. external link
7/29/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,334 cases, 1132 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/28/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,332 cases, 1121 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/27/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 20 additional cases over the last three days of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,330 cases, 1112 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/24/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,310 cases, 1,107 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, July 27.
7/23/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,308 cases, 1105 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/22/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,304* cases, 1100 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report. *(A prior reported positive case has been re-assigned out of County)
7/21/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 6 additional cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,303 cases, 1094 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/21/2020 Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) service provider alert. These Service Providers have reported changes to their normal operations. If you have any questions regarding the operations of a particular provider, please feel free to contact them directly.
7/20/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 12 additional cases over the last three days of COVID-19 and no additional deaths among county residents. Of the 1,297 cases, 1087 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/20/2020 Governor will sign Executive Order to allow contact drills and practices, and competitions, to resume today for high-risk sports.
7/20/2020 Later this week, @NewJerseyDOE will be releasing guidance allowing for parents to choose all-remote learning for their children.
7/17/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports no additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,285 cases, 1,082 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, July 20.
7/16/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,287 cases, 1083 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/15/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 7 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,284 cases, 1080 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/14/2020 Later today, @NJDeptofHealth will release guidelines that will allow the parents or legal guardians of pediatric, developmentally disabled, and intellectually disabled residents of our long-term care facilities to arrange for by-appointment visits with their loved ones.
7/14/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 2 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,277 cases, 1077 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/14/2020 From NJ Department of Children and Families - @NJDCF
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7/13/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health announces 10 additional cases of COVID-19 reported over the last 3 days and 1 additional death among county residents. Of the 1,275 cases, 1067 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/13/2020 Today Governor will sign an Executive Order effective 8 p.m. Wednesday lifting the 50% capacity limits currently enforced on @NJTRANSIT and private-carrier buses, trains, light rail vehicles, and Access Link vehicles and requiring face coverings in all @NJTRANSIT and private-carrier indoor stations.
7/10/2020 Virtual job fair hosted by Sussex County Chamber of Commerce Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10-11 a.m.
7/10/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports no additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,265 cases, 1,067 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report. The next press release will be Monday, July 13. *(2 prior reported positive cases have been reclassified by lab with negative test results)
7/9/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 3 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,267 cases, 1065 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/9/2020 From NJ Department of Community Affairs: NJ residents, if you have experienced a substantial loss of income due to the pandemic, the #COVID19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program may be able to help. Application are being accepted through July 17, 2020. Apply Now.
7/8/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and 1 new death among county residents. Of the 1,264 cases, 1061 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/8/2020 Face coverings are now REQUIRED in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable. Exceptions for individuals under two years old, eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, or when wearing a mask would inhibit health or safety.
7/7/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,260 cases, 1055 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/7/2020 Updated quarantine advisory for people traveling to New Jersey from states with significant community spread of COVID-19. external link
7/6/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 16 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,256 cases, 1046 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.
7/2/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 1 additional case of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,240 cases, 1,044 cases have been classified as recovered. Weekly Report. Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Report.
7/2/2020 Governor signs Executive Order raising the limit on crowd size for outdoor gatherings to 500 people – effective tomorrow. Limits on all indoor gatherings – 25% of capacity, but with a maximum of 100 people – remain unchanged.
7/1/2020 Press Release: The Division of Health reports 4 additional cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths among county residents. Of the 1,239 cases, 1042 cases have been classified as recovered. CDRSS Report.

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