Middletown COVID-19 Updates
The Middletown Health Department reports that as of 11:45 AM on Sunday, January 17th, the confirmed number of positive COVID-19 cases is 3,930 (+45 since yesterday).
Click HERE for information about contact tracing.
COVID Vaccine Eligibility Information
Pre-Registration for COVID Vaccine Available
Governor Murphy has announced that the website to pre-register for the vaccine is live. Click HERE to pre-register for eligibility. The system will allow individuals who are immediately eligible based on screening questions to schedule an appointment. During peak times, there may be capacity issues that result in a message to try later.
Weekly COVID-19 Testing Begins Sunday, 1/3
For updates on future Township-wide COVID-19 testing in January, please register for Middletown emergency alerts by texting MiddletownNJ to 888-777 or visit.
COVID-19 Update from Mayor Tony Perry
* Positive COVID-19 Cases in Middletown from April 2 - November 19, 2020 *
CDC Provides Guidance On How to Store and Wash Cloth Masks
Store your cloth mask properly and wash it regularly to keep it clean. Consider having more than one mask on hand so that you can easily replace a dirty mask with a clean one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure to remove your mask correctly and wash your hands after touching a used mask.
Click here for additional information.
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.
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
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).
- Middletown Recreation
- Middletown Township Public Library
- Middletown Arts Center
- Municipal Court
- Middletown Recycling Center
- Middletown Township Police Department
All in-person Middletown Recreation programs, rentals, special events and classes are cancelled until further notice. Indoor permits are not being issued at this time.
For a list of virtual offerings from the Recreation Department, click HERE.
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.
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.
The MTPL will not be accepting any book donations until further notice.
The library continues to offer and adjust its services as necessary to give patrons the best customer service. Please check www.mtpl.org or social media for the most up-to-date information regarding MTPL services and opening status.
You can also connect with the MTPL on social media: Facebook @MiddletownPl (or search for Middletown Township Public Library), @MiddletownPL on Twitter, and MiddletownLibraryNJ on Instagram.
Miss the MAC? We miss you! But YOU don’t have to miss out on all of our great programs! We are proud to keep our mission of serving our community through the arts alive through the MAC Virtual Arts Center, a customized collection of online content to share with you all! Drop by our website and social media sites anytime for classes, get-togethers, rehearsals, workshops and more! Feel free to watch and share as much as you like until we can see you again in person!
NEW MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER ANNEX!
The Middletown Arts Center is excited to announce the opening of its new Annex in the Middletown Reformed Church Education Building right at 121 Kings Highway (and around the corner from the MAC)!
The building's first floor classroom space with many windows for added ventilation make it an ideal location for their classes and programs while the MAC is being repaired. They have equipped each classroom with a medical grade air purifier, hand sanitizing stations, and a state-of-the-art electrostatic disinfectant sprayer to help keep you safe and comfortable. Visit www.middletownarts.org for updates!
VIRTUAL COURT SESSIONS:
Please contact the Municipal Court at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-615-2036 and provide and email address and they will accommodate you.
Middletown Recycling Center (52 Kanes Lane) has resumed normal operating hours (Thursday-Monday from 8:30am-4:30pm).
The Middletown Train Station Recycling Drop Off Center, located in the main parking lot of the train station off Middletown-Lincroft Road, is open 24/7.
Updates will be posted on www.middletownnj.org/recycling and on Recycle Coach, a free customized mobile and web application that contains garbage, bulk and recycling information. Residents can download the free app from iTunes or the GooglePlay app store.
Message from the Middletown Township Police Department: Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Cyber & Phone Scams
The Middletown Township Police Department warns residents to remain vigilant in watching out for email and phone scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Please exercise caution when handling any emails with a COVID-19-related subject lines, attachments, links and be wary of fake prompts from social media, texts or calls being used as a ruse to take your money or get personal information.
A few tips:
- Avoid clicking on links in unsolicited emails and be wary of email attachments.
- Get updates from trusted sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and the New Jersey Department of Health.
- Do not reveal personal or financial information in email, and do not respond to solicitations for this information.
- For a list of risky websites, read this Forbes article.
Visit these two sites for additional information: