Middletown COVID-19 Updates
The Middletown Health Department reports that as of 4:30 PM on Monday, April 6th, the confirmed number of positive COVID-19 cases is 238 and there have been 411 negatives cases.
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, April 19th.
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 Middletown Recreation programs, rentals, special events and classes are canceled through April 19, 2020.
Park & Field Updates:
Until further notice:
- All play structures/playgrounds are closed.
- Fields and courts are closed to any organized or unorganized team play, practices, or training.
- All permits have been canceled and the lights have been turned off.
As a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) Middletown Township Public Library Bins will be closed. All materials will be renewed automatically until 5/1/2020. Visit www.mtpl.org for more updates.
All classes, rehearsals, programs and events are canceled through April 19, 2020. Please call 732-706-4100 if you have any questions.
Municipal Court sessions in Middletown Township will be suspended on the following dates to mitigate public exposure to COVID-19 coronavirus:
- April 2
- April 9
- April 13
- April 16
- April 20
- April 22
- April 23
The Middletown Recycling Center (52 Kanes Lane) will be open to residents on WEEKENDS ONLY. Due to potential transmission of the the COVID-19 virus, Recycling Center employees will not be able to assist residents with unloading recyclables at this time.
The 2020 Paper Shredding event is also cancelled.
SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
The 2020 Rude Awakening Program has been canceled.
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: