March 23, 2020
Volume 12
An example of PPE (personal protective equipment) needed to administer tests
Van Doren Directs OEM To Request 5000 COVID-19 Tests Kits
For Hunterdon County Residents
Hunterdon County Freeholder Board Director Shaun Van Doren has directed the County’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to give the highest status to the County’s request for 5000 COVID-19 test kits to NJ OEM, in support of Hunterdon County health care providers’ request for test kits.
 
Van Doren stated, “On behalf of the Freeholder Board, I have directed the County’s OEM to submit a Resource Request to NJ OEM for an immediate supply of 5000 test kits. Hunterdon Healthcare and other medical providers need additional test kits to support testing. I am advised that the state should forward the request to FEMA if they cannot fulfill it.”





Development Board Makes
NJ Jobs Portal Available

Hunterdon County Freeholder Zach Rich, liaison to the Workforce Development Board, has announced that the Board is making available the state's centralized resource, matching talent with opportunities, serving New Jerseyans during the outbreak. Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your community.
 
Go to https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/ to view job opportunities right now!
Employers in critical industries should submit information about
openings with urgent hiring needs related to COVID19 at: https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake
Hunterdon County Seeking
Medical Equipment Donations
 
 
Hunterdon County is coordinating donations of needed personal protective equipment for healthcare employees and first responders. There is a nationwide shortage in the supply chain and you can help. For more information or to donate, please visit:
 
Hunterdon County YMCA-
Emergency Blood Drive

Severe Blood Shortage, Donors Urgently Needed

American Red Cross Blood Drive - by appointment only
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
9:30am – 3:30pm

Deer Path Branch Gymnasium
144 West Woodschurch Road
Flemington

This blood drive will be held in our gymnasium to ensure
enough space for proper distancing.

NJ Department of Health: COVID-19 Cases By County, please click link below.

Hunterdon County Community Alert
Emergency Notification

Sign up for Hunterdon County Emergency notification system.

The Morning Report

The Hunterdon County Morning Report provides up to date information on the actions of the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Constitutional Officers and the activities of County government, as part of Freeholder Board Director Shaun Van Doren’s commitment to greater public communication.
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Constitutional Officers
Shaun C. Van Doren ,
Director

Susan Soloway ,
Deputy Director

Matt Holt
John E. Lanza
Zach Rich

Mary Melfi
County Clerk
Fred W. Brown
Sheriff
Susan J. Hoffman
Surrogate
Michael J. Williams
Acting Prosecutor

UPDATED Boards and Commissions Schedule
The state has permitted telephonic public meetings, check the county website for updated information as most meetings will be held telephonically

Hunterdon County Freeholder Meeting
Tuesday, April 7th, 5:30 pm
Note that the State of NJ has ordered that all public meetings should NOT have in person governmental meetings. All scheduled public meetings will be held remotely. The County will publicize how the public can attend the meeting remotely. Check the County website, Facebook, the media and the Morning Report for information.

Hunterdon County Planning Board
*this meeting will be held telephonically
Thursday, April 2nd, 8:15 am

Hunterdon County Agriculture Development Board
*this meeting will be held telephonically
Thursday, April 9th, 8 pm

Hunterdon County Library Commission Meeting
*this meeting will most likely be held telephonically
Saturday, April 18th, 9:30 am
314 State Route 12, Flemington
Main Library, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Hunterdon County Government | Hunterdon County Website