Middletown COVID-19 Updates 

The Middletown Health Department reports that as of 3:45 PM on Monday, June 1st, the confirmed number of positive COVID-19 cases is 711 and there have been 3,087* negatives cases.

*The negative number may include all serological tests that are not considered active infections.

Click HERE for information about contact tracing.

Municipal Buildings Reopening 6-1-20
Tested Positive
Tested Negative

New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli and New Jersey Hospital Association President Cathleen Bennett thank New Jersey’s health care workers for their service during the COVID-19 emergency and remind NJ residents that hospitals and emergency rooms are safe and ready to care for you. Do not delay crucial medical care by avoiding hospitals.

Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps.

Click HERE to read more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about how to wear cloth face coverings properly.

Visit the NJ COVID-19 Information Hub to find services and information, including live updates of COVID-19 cases by County.

Click HERE to watch other videos from the CDC about COVID-19 best practices on the Township’s YouTube Channel. 


Township-Related Closures & Event Cancellations

Due to the current public health situation, there will be restricted public access to Town Hall (1 Kings Highway) and municipal facilities through Sunday, May 31st

Facilities include: Croydon Hall  (900 Leonardville Road, Leonardo), the Senior Center (900 Leonardville Road), Poricy Park (345 Oak Hill Road), the Tonya Keller Community Center (50 Bray Avenue, North Middletown), the Department of Public Works (52 Kanes Lane), the Middletown Township Public Library (55 New Monmouth Road), the Middletown Arts Center (36 Church Street) and the Health Department (180 Main Street, Port Monmouth).

  1. Middletown Recreation
  2. Middletown Township Public Library
  3. Middletown Arts Center
  4. Municipal Court
  5. Middletown Recycling Center
  6. Middletown Township Police Department

Middletown Recreation

All Middletown Recreation programs, rentals, special events and classes are cancelled until further notice. 

Township Parks are Still Open

Click HERE to read the CDC’s guidelines regarding how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 when visiting parks and recreational facilities.

Middletown Expects to Re-Open Playing Fields and Facilities for Organized Team Practices on May 15 

Safety Guidelines/Restrictions Will Be in Place

Middletown Township today announced that it intends to re-open playing fields and facilities for team practices on Friday, May 15, provided it is deemed safe.

"We’re taking a practical and safe approach with each decision we make," said Mayor Tony Perry. "I, along with my colleagues, have faith that our community will continue to maintain social distancing in parks and fields, so that we can move forward together in reopening our town.”

If the Township re-opens for organized team play practices on May 15, there will be guidelines & restrictions in effect until Sunday, June 14. Fields for organized team practices will be available on a first-come permitted basis and will be available to Middletown Township resident teams/leagues/organizations only. The current Township Field/Facility Request procedures will be followed requiring a new detailed, completed request form and a current & ACTIVE certificate of liability insurance naming the Township of Middletown as additional insured. No room or gym rentals will be available/permitted. 

CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE, INCLUDING A LIST OF GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS FOR ORGANIZED TEAM PRACTICES.

Middletown to Begin Opening Tennis Courts and Fields for Passive Recreation on 5/1 

The Township of Middletown will start to phase in the opening of tennis courts and fields to the public beginning Friday, May 1. They will be open for passive recreation provided the community practices safe social distancing and adheres to the following guidelines:

  • All participants must remain 6 feet apart.
  • Groups are limited to 10 people or less.
  • No group tennis or sporting lessons are permitted.
  • The Township intends to open facilities for organized team play, practices and training to groups of 10 or less on May 15.

As a reminder, all playgrounds, play structures and basketball courts will remain closed until further notice. All field permits have been cancelled and lights have been turned off. The Township will be monitoring these areas to ensure that community members are using these facilities safely or restrictions will need to be re-enforced.

We urge the community to practice safe social distancing so we can all remain healthy. For the most up-to-date Township information regarding COVID-19, please visit www.middletownnj.org/covid19.