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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Advisory from the East Orange Board of Water Commissioners

For Immediate Release 

Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Governor Phil Murphy’s “Stay at Home” Executive Order mandating the closure of non-essential operations on March 17, 2020, Mayor Ted R. Green, the Ea...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

CITY OF EAST ORANGE TO HOLD THIRD VIRTUAL TOWN HALL CALL ON COVID-19 ON APRIL 2 at 6PM

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EAST ORANGE, APRIL 1, 2020Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique Griffith, Director of Health and Human Services, will host a third Virtual Town Hall call to discuss t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY URBAN MAYORS ANNOUNCE NEW MEASURES TO STOP SPREAD OF COVID-19

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EAST ORANGE, NJ March 31, 2020: The urban mayors of four neighboring communities, East Orange, Newark, Orange, and Irvington announced a series of new measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The mayors pushe...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

STATEMENT BY EAST ORANGE MAYOR TED R. GREEN ON COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

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East Orange, NJ, March 23, 2020: In less than one week, the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed our life as we know it. We are now experiencing what it’s like to live in a world well beyond our control with restrictions we never imagined wo...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of East Orange confirms first positive case of the Novel Coronavirus identified among residents

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East Orange, NJ, March 19, 2020: Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique S. Griffith, Director of Health and Human Services, announced the first positive case of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) identified among our residents in the City of East Orange.

A 41-ye...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Statement from East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green and Health Director Dr. Monique S. Griffith

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East Orange, NJ, March 17, 2020: While we have no East Orange residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, we are aware that there have been reports of a positive case confirmed at East Orange General Hospital.

In that instance, a Newark resident who w...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mayor Ted R. Green Declares a State of Emergency Amid Coronavirus Public Health Crisis

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EAST ORANGE, NJ, March 16, 2020 – In response to the fast-spreading and unprecedented public health crisis caused by Novel Coronavirus 2019, Mayor Ted R. Green has declared a State of Emergency in the City of East Orange. 

Effective Tues...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

EOSD Closes from March 17-March 31

East Orange, NJ, March 16, 2020: In compliance with the State of New Jersey mandate to reduce the chance of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading rapidly in schools and local communities, the East Orange School District will close for all students an...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

East Orange Mayor Ted Green's Statement on the Novel Coronavirus 2019

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The health and well-being of all East Orange residents is at the forefront of our efforts as we continue to closely monitor and prepare for the possible implications of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As of today, March 12, 2020, there are no positive r...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

(UPDATE) East Orange Health Department Issues Health Alert about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

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East Orange, NJ, March 9, 2020: The City of East Orange is aware of the continued reports about the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) and want to ensure that our employees and residents have the most up-to-date information, said city officials.

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Mayor Ted Green Delivers Second State of the City Address

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East Orange, NJ, February 25, 2019 – Mayor Ted R. Green gave his 2020 State of the City Address on Thursday, February 24, 2020 to a standing-room only Jean L. James Theater at Cicely L. Tyson School’s Performing Arts Center.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

East Orange Health Department Issues Health Alert About the Coronavirus

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East Orange, NJ, February 14, 2020: Mayor Ted R. Green and the Department of Health and Human Services Director Dr. Monique Griffith are urging residents with questions or concerns about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to call the State of New Jers...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

East Orange Launches "Close Before You Doze" Fire Safety Campaign

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EAST ORANGE, NJ: The East Orange Fire Division is participating in the National Fire Safety Campaign “Close Before You Doze” to encourage every family to make sure they close all of their doors at night to contain a potential house fir...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Partnership with City of East Orange and Novartis Yields Donation of 150 iPads to East Orange School

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East Orange, NJ, November 21, 2019: Mayor Ted Green is proud to announce that a total of 150 iPads have been donated to the East Orange Public School District to create greater access to technology for its students through an ongoing partnership with the ...

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