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Open Houses, Car Washes, Yard Sales, Tutoring, Special Events Executive Order #154 Allows Personal Care Service Facilities to Open June 22 JUNE 12 TOWNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS & COVID19 CASE REPORT State Health Dept. Guidelines on Public Pools & Bathing Facilities Released JUNE 10: Contact Tracing & Covid-19 Case Report Process for Municipal Approval for Outdoor Dining and Outdoor Sales Township Offers to Showcase Promotional Videos for Businesses Latest Orders Raise Indoor & Outdoor Group Limits, Open Pools 6/22, Open Most Outdoor Rec Twp. Forum 6-09: Help for Businesses to Reopen Safely; Covid-19 Case Report MONTGOMERY MESSAGING & COVID-19 REPORT – FRI., JUNE 5 Small Business Emergency Assistance Grants – Apply Tuesday 9 AM June 3 Announcements & Covid-19 Report COVID-Testing CVS Offering Self-Swab Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Free Covid-19 Testing Clinic June 3 in Somerset Most Recent Exec. 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FAQs for Businesses Daily Case Count 4/02 & Public Masking Guidance Letter from Bd of Health President Dr. Jeremy Grayson, MD, 4/02 Montgomery’s Case Count 4/01; Pantry Accepting $ Support; Health Care Worker Meal Help Restaurant Help from CARES Act NJEDA to Accept Grant Applications Friday Montgomery’s Case Count 3/31 & Info on Meetings, Muni Operations, Business Directory NJEDA CEO to Speak on COVID19 Help for Businesses Board of Health Meeting April 1 Montgomery’s Case Count 3/30 & Testing Center Info Info on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses NJ EDA’s COVID-19 Support Programs COVID-19 Finance & Fundraising Webinar Friday Why Social Distance? Newly Redesigned COVID-19 Health Page Reaching Montgomery Twp. Offices during State of Emergency COVID-19 – Business Impact FAQs What the State of Emergency Means to You COVID-19 Testing Site in Bergen for All NJ Residents NJ State OEM Admin. Order 2020-2 on Mandatory Facility Closures – 3-19-20 Health Department’s COVID-19 Call Line Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Community SBA Small Business Disaster Loans State Offices Physically Closed to 3/31 Health Officer’s Letter: We HAVE to Flatten the Curve ‘Stop the Spread’ Action Reminders from Health Officer Digital Meetings for People in Recovery Twp. Parks’ Playgrounds Closed Governor’s Exec. Order on Crowd Limiting Measures COMCAST SERVICE ENHANCEMENTS – COVID-19 Positive COVID 19 Case in the Community COVID-19 and Municipal Services Latest COVID-19 Information COVID-19 EXPOSURE INVESTIGATIONS BEGUN Day of Wellness for Minorities 3.28.20 Free Cancer Thriving & Surviving Program Emergency Preparedness Plan and Surge Nursing March 4 Statement Basic Essentials Donation March 5 – Panther Hollow Play Health Walks in February February 6 Statement Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Fight the Flu! January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Beat the Winter Blues, Fri. Jan. 31 Wellness Program Film Launch Fentanyl Factor 1/29 Hopewell Valley Senior Healthy Living Fair Jan. 30 Listening Session Jan. 28 for Older Adults Pick up a FREE Radon Kit! Health Walks in January Rabies Clinic Jan. 25 NJ Poison Control Center Poison Prevention Week Video Contest Flu Vaccine Benefits Are you FLUent in flu prevention? Healthy Holiday Baking Tips Know! The Red Flags of Teen Depression Health Walks in December Destigmatizing Depression and Anxiety – Dec. 5 Healthy Holiday Tips Carbon Monoxide Does NOT Discriminate Know! To Put Kindness into Action Health Walks in November Wellness Workshop: Cancer Thriving and Surviving Building Relationships with Trick-Or-Treaters 10/23 Save Your Breath! Free Vaping Education Program Did You Know? What You Should Know About E-Cigarettes and Vaping October is Breast Health Month! South Asian Caregiver Health and Wellness Event Health Walks in October Health Alert: Prevent Getting Sick After Visiting Animal Exhibits Plan for Personal Health Preparedness for you and your Family Fall Flu Vax Clinics Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Trauma Informed Care – EdcampTIC Health Walks in September Let’s Get it Off Your Chest Did You Know? Youth Mental Health Laughter Yoga Sweltering Summer Temps Can Make You Sick: Drug-Induced Hyperthermia Can Be Fatal During the Summer Heat Overdose and Suicide Awareness Vigil 8/28/19 National Farmers Market Week! Health Walks in August August National Breastfeeding Month Tackling Opioids through Prevention for Athletes International Overdose Awareness Day 8/27/19 Teen Sex Trafficking – KNOW! To Educate Them to Protect Them OKCC Cooling Center Open thru Friday NJ Family Fishing Tournament July 19 – July 28 Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Program Enjoying a Summer Food Favorite Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop Health Walks in July Summer Safety in New Jersey: Prevent a Trip to the Hospital June is Men’s Health Month Free Narcan Training – Hopewell Borough on July 15 How to Remove Transportation Barriers for Healthcare Professionals on June 25 Measles: What you need to Know! June 17 6-8pm Free Hope Camp for Children Impacted by Cancer Aug. 5-8 Health Walks in June Be Well at Work: An Occupational Health Learning Event Build Strong Support for Elders: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Know! Parents Who Host Lose The Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking Montgomery Trails Day 2019 Be Sun Safe: Skin Cancer & Its Prevention American Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers Needed Health Walks in May The Nico-Teen Generation Youth Mental Health First Aid Heating Oil Discharge into Beden’s Brook April is National Public Health Week April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Health Walks in April 2019 Parent Education Series Community Health Equity Forum March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Opioid Overdose Prevention Training 3/22/19 Montgomery Twp. Stream Cleanup Empowering Girls Together Not My Kid! Mindfulness and Self-Care for Parents Healing Hearts Camp 2019 Health Walks in March 2019 Health Walks in February 2019 Free Skin Cancer Screening Prepare for Extreme Cold January is Radon Action Month! New Jersey’s New, Tougher Laws to Prevent Animal Cruelty Join AARP in Caring for Desi Caregivers RWJ Walks November 2018 Rabies Clinic Rental Assistance Available to Somerset County Residents Fast, Fall Family Meals Mercer County Community Health Needs Assessment – Public Feedback Community Health Needs Assessment – Community Comment Contact Lens Health Week 2018 Summer Heat Alert! Hopewell Valley Come Outside and Play! Wellness Program for Kids! Kids Marathon and Fun Run May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month RWJ Walks May 2018 Penn Medicine Princeton Health – 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment Survey Ovarian Cancer: Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, May 10th Somerset County Residents – What are your Community’s Health Needs? Free Oral Head & Neck Screenings Free Skin Cancer Screenings March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Parent Education Series: Mindfulness Zumbathon! April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Carbon Monoxide from Hookah Smoking: An Unusual Source of Poisoning Free Rabies Clinic RWJ Somerset Walks Mental Health Community Resource Fair Youth Mental Health First Aid – Join the Movement Safe Medication Disposal – Drive-Thru Drop Off South Asian Community Day of Wellness NJ American Water Implements Temporary Treatment Changes in Water Treatment Plants Upcoming Programs Flu Season is Upon Us Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic – Jan. 20 for Dogs & Cats Radon Awareness Month – Test Kits Available Flu Season is here – Did you get your flu shot yet? Public Hearing to Prevent Youth Access to Electronic Smoking Devices in Town Infant CPR Class Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Chronic Disease Self-Management Program @ Library Increase in Foodborne Illnesses Lower Middle School Parents and Students Mushroom Poisonings Rabies Alert Parents Who Host, Lose The Most Prevent Lyme Disease Press Release May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month In the Blink of an Eye: A Conversation about Stress, Anxiety, Drugs & Alcohol in our Community March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Rabies Clinic April 1st Carrier Coffeehouse 2/22- Beating the Winter Blues Board of Health Meeting Dates We are improving our webpages!