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Posted on: April 13, 2021

J&J Vaccine Administration is Paused

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The CDC and FDA have jointly announced a recommended temporary pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The New Jersey Department of Health has advised the County to pause J&J vaccine administration for the time being.

The following is a press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data inv...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Baird Center Closed for Construction

The Baird Center is Closed for Construction

Please be advised that the Baird Center, 5 Mead Street, is closed for construction until further notice.

There is no access to the building or related facilities; the public is not allowed inside the construction fence for any purpose. For the convenience and safety of those using the parks and practice fields portable toilets have been placed outside of the...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Emerald Ash Borer In South Orange


Please be aware the Emerald Ash Borer, a tree-killing beetle, has invaded South Orange.

Emerald Ash Borer In South Orange

Maybe you’ve noticed our Department of Public Works in your neighborhood taking down trees recently and wondered why? Unfortunately, Emerald Ash Borer, a non-native species that specifically infests and ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Alert!


Please be aware of the COVID-19 vaccine scams currently taking place.

There have recently been reports of a new COVID-19 vaccine email scam where people are asked to complete a survey. They offer a free reward but ask people to pay a nominal fee “to cover shipping.”

Survey scams like this are a creative ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2021

South Orange Board and Committee Openings


South Orange Village Call for Volunteers: South Orange Village has volunteer openings on several boards, committees and programs.

South Orange Village is looking for residents who are interested in serving on one or more of a variety of Boards, committees and programs. These openings provide South Orange residents an opportunity to lend their voices, connect with their neighbors and...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Essex County


Click "Vaccine Overview" to learn how to register and help by volunteering.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Face Coverings Required in South Orange Parks

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All residents in South Orange must have a face covering while using the parks.


WHEREAS, The Governor’s Executive Order 143, states that all employees and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when present on the public and private beaches, lakes, and lakeshor...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - What You Need To Know


All the latest surrounding the Coronavirus

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