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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 9/1/2020


As of Tuesday, September 1, we have 2 new cases of the virus in Pompton Lakes since my last report.  We have a total of 251 reported cases since the start of the virus. Thank you to all of our residents for continuing to wear masks and practice social distancing.

We continue to mourn the loss of the nine residents who passed due to virus complications. Our hearts are with their loved ones.

Passaic County is the first county in the nation to provide free saliva virus testing from home. Please go to the Passaic County website for more information on how to order your free at home test kit.

Gyms (today) and indoor dinning (Friday) are open at 25 percent capacity.  Martial arts studios can now open at 25 percent and all sports groups can now practice as long as they abide by strict state guidelines. Outside gatherings can have up to 500 people with 6 feet of separation and masks on. Indoor gatherings  25 percent capacity or up to 150 people. 
Unfortunately, Pompton Day has been canceled. I am happy to announce that we will still be having the fireworks at Hershfield Park on Sunday, September 6th. Only the first 500 residents will be able to enter Hershfield park. ID will be checked. Fireworks will be higher in the sky this year for all to enjoys from backyards .The town-wide garage sale is rescheduled for Saturday, September 26th.

Thank you again to the Business Improvement District (BID) for working with our chamber to reopen our businesses. Please go out and support our wonderful restaurants and small businesses. 

They are taking all necessary precautions to ensure you can enjoy your dining, salon, or shopping experience safely. 

Town Hall is open to the public. We are following all social distancing guidelines. Please call first. We did have our first in person town council meeting last Wednesday.  

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We’ve come a long way. Slowly but surely we’re getting there. Remain vigilant and remember, we are all in this together. 

Mayor Michael Serra