In accordance with Gov. Murphy's Executive Order No. 118, effective Tues, April 7, 2020, all county parks, facilities, and trails will be closed until further notice. This full closure includes all parking lots, grounds, facilities, trails, playgrounds, athletic fields, etc.
State and County parks are closed in accordance with Executive Order No. 118 but municipalities still have the authority to keep municipal parks open or closed & Morris Township local parks will remain open ONLY for passive /social distance approved walking. No playgrounds, playing fields(baseball, softball, soccer, football...), or courts(tennis/basketball).
Closure of Non-Essential Construction:All non-essential construction across the state will cease, indefinitely, effective 8 p.m. Friday. Exceptions to this shut-down include: projects at our hospitals and schools, in our transportation and utility sector, the building of affordable housing, other individual housing sites that can adhere to strict limits on the number of workers on-site at any given time, emergency repairs, and work needed to safely secure a construction site, and other limited instances.
New Guidelines for Essential Retail Stores:
All essential retail must indefinitely limit the number of customers in their stores to 50 percent of their approve capacity.
Customers and employees must wear face coverings.
Stores must provide special shopping hours for high-risk individuals, erect physical barriers between customers and cashiers and baggers where practicable, and regularly sanitize areas used by their employees.
Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission & Now in the State of NJ, Mandatory In All Essential Retail Effective Friday, April 10th. Cloth mask tips below.