East Hanover Coronavirus Update: Friday, May 15, 2020

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Mayor Joseph Pannullo

EAST HANOVER — Latest Update from East Hanover Mayor Joseph Pannullo

Please be advised the East Hanover Health Department has informed us that since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, East Hanover has had 131 confirmed cases. Of the 131 cases, 109 cases are closed meaning that all appropriate protocols were taken; the isolation period is over and completed according to the NJ State Department of Health guidelines. There are still 10 open cases and 3 of the 10 are hospitalized. The remaining 7 cases remain home quarantined. Sadly, we report that there have been 12 fatalities in East Hanover due to the coronavirus.

We ask that you pray for those who have the virus and to pray for those families that have lost their loved ones.

We ask that you patronize our local businesses by using technology to make your purchases online as well as patronize our restaurants by using their takeout and delivery services.

Please, if at all possible, stay at home. If you must go out, please wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.

I would also like to thank all of our first responders; they are all doing a great job.

I remind you that our parks are open for walking, jogging, and biking. Tennis courts will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day with the following rules to be followed: East Hanover residents only, Singles play meaning only 2 players per court, social distancing rules must be followed, and the wearing of masks and gloves are suggested.

For additional information regarding the coronavirus, call the NJ COVID-19 Information Public Call Center at 1-800-962-1253 or

Call NJ 211 or text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and to stay informed.

To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211.

The NJ Department of Human Services operates a toll-free “warm line,” which is a resource for people seeking mental health services …, (877) 294-HELP (4357).

If you have any questions, please call me on my cell at 973-418-5859.

Thank you,
Mayor Joseph Pannullo