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Atlantic County has three confirmed COVID-19 cases

Atlantic County now has three confirmed case of COVID-19, the state health commissioner said Wednesday.No details were given as Commissioner Judy Persichilli gave the updated county list during a news conference.The news came hours after Atlantic County health officials announced the first confirmed positive, a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions. A commercial … Read more Atlantic County has three confirmed COVID-19 cases

Two Inspira Vineland workers test positive for COVID-19

Two Vineland hospital workers have tested positive for COVID-19, Inspira announced Tuesday.The two patients came to the emergency department of Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, on Sunday. Both have tested positive for the novel strain of coronavirus, the Department of Health confirmed Tuesday, Inspira announced.The first patient works in the Radiation Oncology Department … Read more Two Inspira Vineland workers test positive for COVID-19

Food Banks Need Donations for COVID-19 Response

The Community Food Bank of New Jersey Southern Branch works year-round to fill the void that is seen with food insecurity in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties. The three counties are among the top five of hungriest in the state. With the ongoing effects of the state and local response to the coronavirus, spokeswoman … Read more Food Banks Need Donations for COVID-19 Response

Livestream, phone will let public ‘attend’ Atlantic City Council meeting

Atlantic City is closing its City Council meeting to the public this week, in response to coronavirus worries.The public will still be able to “attend” via livestream at www.cityofatlanticcity.org, beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday.“The health and well-being of the public is of our utmost concern,” Council President George Tibbitt said. “This cautionary measure is being … Read more Livestream, phone will let public ‘attend’ Atlantic City Council meeting

Governor closes casinos, bars, restaurants amid COVID-19 fears

Atlantic City’s casinos will close at 8 p.m. Monday, the governor announced in an effort to stave off the coronavirus’ spread.The announcement was made during a joint media call with Gov. Phil Murphy, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont.The governors said with no nationwide protocols, they decided to come together in … Read more Governor closes casinos, bars, restaurants amid COVID-19 fears