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Borough of Tinton Falls OEM Public Health Update (January 6, 2021)

The Tinton Falls Office of Emergency Management (TFOEM), in partnership with our local health department, the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission (MCRHC), continues to monitor the effects of COVID-19 on our community.

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 (MCRHC) continues to report the number of positive cases of COVID-19. The latest recorded number of people currently positive for COVID-19 in the Borough of Tinton Falls is: 215. As recorded cases get added to the database, at the same time, residents are also getting healthy and coming off the total. The Borough has no further information to share due to privacy rights of our fellow residents. Our residents who have been recorded as to have tested positive are either self-isolated, self-quarantined or hospitalized. The MCRHC Communicable Disease Team continues to conduct intensive monitoring and ongoing public health investigation of every positive case. This investigation includes tracing of actions taken by the infected for days prior to first signs of symptoms.

COVID-19 INFORMATION · New Jersey posts COVID-19 updates on their website: www.covid19.nj.gov

· The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a series of steps that you can take to protect yourself from COVID-19. Information can be found on the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION

· New Jersey is using a phased approach to COVID-19 vaccination to ensure that limited vaccines are distributed in a fair and equitable manner. Explanation of the phased distribution can be viewed at: https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/VaccinePhasesFactSheet.pdf

· COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. The State of New Jersey set up a vaccine now by pre-registering here: https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION · Expanding access to COVID-19 testing is a core principle of New Jersey's recovery plan for promoting public health and restoring economic health. · COVID-19 Test Site Finder: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/testing#test-sites