COVID-19 Update 3/21/20
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Town of Dover Update on Cases of COVID-19
At approximately 3:15 pm today, the Dover Health Department, along with the New Jersey Department of Health,reported to the Town administration that Dover now has a total of five (5) confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) within the legal boundaries of the Municipality.
All individuals who have for tested positive forCOVID-19 to date are in isolation. .Town of Dover health officials are following all applicable New Jersey Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention protocols, which require conducting an efficient and comprehensive follow up. Close contacts of these individuals who reside in Dover are currently quarantined and their health status is continually being monitored by the Town of Dover Department of Health.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen remind all residents to abide by the Emergency Declarations and Executive Orders of Dover, Morris County, and all Executive and Administrative Orders of the Governor’s Office. The current Orders are available for review at www.dover.nj.us.
The Mayor and Health Department continue to ask you totake the following simple, yet effective precautions to protect yourselves and others from COVID-19:
Residents showing symptoms of COVID-19 must contact their healthcare provider. Symptoms include fever of 100.4F, cough and shortness of breath. For additional information on COVID-19 resources, visit:
NJ Department of Health:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
NJPIES Call Center:
Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and to stay informed