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COVID-19 Update: Cases, Trends; Hospital Census & Cases by County

COVID-19 updates and data.

This post is updated every day and throughout the day as new information becomes available. Scroll through as post is organized:

  1. Camden County
  2. Gloucester County
  3. Statewide Data

Editor’s Note: Camden County recently announced that new cases and deaths in the County will no longer be announced on weekends or holidays. All weekend cases and deaths will be announced on the next business day and will be properly attributed to the day they were received.

Camden County:

Due to the July 4th holiday, all cases from July 3 to July 5 were announced on July 6.

On July 6, 2020, the Camden County Department of Health announced 15 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County which occurred between June 11 and July 2, as well as 114 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed between Friday, July 3, and Monday, July 6. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 7,954 in Camden County today and 479 total fatalities.

The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:

New Case 1: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL
New Case 2: FEMALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 3: MALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 4: FEMALE, 90s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 5: MALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL
New Case 6: FEMALE, 80s, CAMDEN
New Case 7: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL
New Case 8: FEMALE, 70s, CLEMENTON
New Case 9: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL
New Case 10: MALE, 70s, VOORHEES
New Case 11: FEMALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 12: FEMALE, 90s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 13: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN
New Case 14: MALE, 70s, VOORHEES
New Case 15: FEMALE, 90s, GLOUCESTER TWP

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families as we announce 15 additional tragic deaths due to COVID-19 in our community,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Today, Governor Murphy issued a stark warning as he announced that the state’s rate of transmission has climbed to its highest point in weeks. We have to be unequivocal in this moment. If we do not take this threat seriously, we will erase the progress we have made in recent months. Do not travel to states with high rates of transmission unless it is absolutely necessary and follow the self-quarantine guidelines when you return home if traveling is a must. Do not congregate in large groups, especially indoors. Wear a mask whenever you are in public and maintain appropriate social distancing from others at all times. We must follow these guidelines adamantly if we are going to save lives and avoid the challenges that now face states like Texas, Arizona, and Florida.”

The Department of Health is announcing 114 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,318 confirmed resident cases and 489 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 7,954 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 302 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 479 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on July 3:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 40s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Patient 2: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 8: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 9: MALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 10: MALE, JUVENILE, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: MALE, 50s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 12: MALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: MALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: MALE, 60s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 70s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: MALE, 50s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: MALE, 60s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: FEMALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: MALE, 50s, WOODLYNNE BOROUGH

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on July 4:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 80s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 8: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 9: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 30s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 20s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 15: MALE, 20s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 16: MALE, JUVENILE, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 17: MALE, 50s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 30s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 60s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on July 5:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 20s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: FEMALE, JUVENILE, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: MALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: MALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: FEMALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 26: MALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: FEMALE, 20s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 20s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 50s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 35: FEMALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 36: MALE, 70s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 37: MALE, 50s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 39: FEMALE, 40s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 40: MALE, 40s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 41: MALE, 60s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 42: MALE, 20s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 43: FEMALE, 70s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 44: FEMALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 45: FEMALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 46: MALE, 70s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 47: FEMALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 48: MALE, 80s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 49: MALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on July 6:

New Patient 1: MALE, 20s, BERLIN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 2: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 5: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 7: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 9: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 10s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: MALE, 30s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 12: MALE, 50s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 30s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 14: MALE, JUVENILE, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 20s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 16: MALE, 70s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 60s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 50s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: FEMALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

The county Health Department is currently working to trace close contacts of these newest cases. The investigations are still ongoing, and we will update the public with new developments as the information is gathered by our investigators.

Residents should call 9-1-1 during emergencies only, for those with questions or concerns related to the coronavirus, call the free, 24-hour public hotline at 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, where trained professionals are standing by to answer your questions. New Jersey residents can now also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed.

Click here to read Camden County Health Dept. Rectifies COVID-19 Cases From State.

Gloucester County:

On July 6, 2020, the Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced 11 additional cases of COVID-19.

As of July 6, 2020, Gloucester County has conducted 23,154 total tests. Of these cases, 20,501 have come back negative.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 2,653.
Gloucester County has reported 182 deaths. A full list including age, sex and municipality is available here: http://gloucestercountynj.gov/documents/COVID19CASESLATESTUPDATE7.06.20.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2Sof3Yydd4AEVfFq2VZZn40egBWVny9K1BshtCzYg6T8I9NuDMpl02cRA

Information on COVID-19 deaths in Gloucester County begins on page 55.

Image Credit: Gloucester County

Gloucester County COVID-19 Cases by Town

Clayton Borough
Cases: 76
Deaths: 0

Deptford Township
Cases: 565
Deaths: 76

East Greenwich Township
Cases: 55
Deaths: 1

Elk Township
Cases: 33
Deaths: 1

Franklin Township
Cases: 82
Deaths: 4

Glassboro Borough
Cases: 148
Deaths: 6

Greenwich Township
Cases: 25
Deaths: 1

Harrison Township
Cases: 69
Deaths: 1

Logan Township
Cases: 44
Deaths: 1

Mantua Township
Cases: 109
Deaths: 2

Monroe Township
Cases: 302
Deaths: 10

National Park Borough
Cases: 19
Deaths: 2

Newfield Borough
Cases: 8
Deaths: 2

Paulsboro Borough
Cases: 67
Deaths: 4

Pitman Borough
Cases: 49
Deaths: 2

South Harrison Township
Cases: 81
Deaths: 0

Swedesboro Borough
Cases: 42
Deaths: 2

Washington Township
Cases: 424
Deaths: 35

Wenonah Borough
Cases: 13
Deaths: 1

West Deptford Township
Cases: 169
Deaths: 17

Westville Borough
Cases: 45
Deaths: 1

Woodbury City
Cases: 102
Deaths: 8

Woodbury Heights Borough
Cases: 21
Deaths: 1

Woolwich Township
Cases: 105
Deaths: 4

Statewide Data

Credit: New Jersey COVID-19 Dashboard

**This post is regularly updated as new data becomes available.**

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Camden County Summer Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19

(Camden, NJ) – In light of the threat still posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the Camden County Freeholder Board is announcing the cancellation of all in-person summer programming, including its annual 4th of July celebration on the Camden Waterfront.

“In Camden County, we have always tried to provide a robust catalog of summer activities like concerts, festivals, and other programming where our residents can gather together during the summer,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Unfortunately, the public health crisis facing us this year has turned otherwise engaging, exciting events into dangerous opportunities for the coronavirus to spread. With the health and safety of our community in mind, we’ve determined that the best course of action is to eliminate unnecessary public gatherings for the summer season.”

Cancellations and rescheduling information are regularly being updated on the county’s webpage. Residents seeking additional recreational activities can also visit the page for more information on the region’s wineries, breweries, and attractions which are offering limited in-person programming during the summer months. The page is also being regularly updated to highlight opportunities for online engagement and virtual experiences that can offer fun for the whole family.

“Even with this unfortunate news, there are still countless ways to enjoy the summer thanks to the incredible businesses and attractions that call Camden County home,” Cappelli said. “Whether it is outdoor dining, a trip to the Camden County Driving Range, or a virtual tour of a nearby art exhibit, we hope everyone will be able to find something to enjoy in community until it is safe to bring back the events that we have all come to look forward to.”

Additional information regarding Camden County’s preparations, response, and general information provided to the public is available by visiting camdencounty.com. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.

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Resorts Casino Hotel to Install State of the Art Ultraviolet Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 25, 2020) – Resorts Casino Hotel announced today that it will be installing state of the art Focused Multivector Ultraviolet (FMUV) light technology from PURPLESUN™ to provide the safest gaming and entertainment environment for its guests and the true home away from home experience.

The installation is part of Resorts’ Play Safe, Work Safe plan to responsibly welcome back guests and team members after its closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Resorts Casino Hotel has taken extensive measures to ensure that team members and guests are safe when either coming to work or visiting the property.  “PurpleSun’s mobile FMUV light technology will ensure our sanitization process is by far one of the best in the gaming industry” said Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO of Resorts Casino and Hotel.

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PurpleSun’s novel light-based technology platform, FMUV Shadowless Delivery™, is unlike any other ultraviolet solution and was a primary line of defense for some of the country’s top healthcare institutions such as Hackensack Meridian Health and Northwell Health during the COVID-19 crisis and in the re-opening. PurpleSun provides smart, data-driven and sustainable solutions to automate the process for disinfection of rooms and equipment. The PurpleSun products offer best-in-class efficacy, speed and workflow, treating contaminated areas and equipment for the purposes of disinfection in just 100 seconds with 99.9% efficacy.

“With a combination of our deep industry knowledge and being on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, PurpleSun is equipped to offer greater insight for sustainable environmental health and safety strategies that will benefit our customers in the long term,” said Luis F. Romo, chief executive officer and founder, PurpleSun. “Partnering with RESORTS will demonstrate our ability to serve the gaming and hospitality industry to support the health and safety of its guests unlike any resort has seen before. We look forward to empowering Mark and his team”

Resorts Casino Hotel will be ready to welcome guests back on July 2, 2020.  Additional information on safety protocols and reopening efforts will be made available at resortsac.com/covid-19-statement.


About Resorts Casino Hotel:

Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun Property, brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978 as the first American casino outside of Nevada. With 21 prime ocean-front acres on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk in North Beach, the casino resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two historic hotel towers connected by 80,000-square-ft of world-class casino action.

Resorts features two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court with a variety of eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, two casino bars, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of modern meeting spaces include 24 meeting and function rooms with ocean views and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom.

Winner of 19 Casino Player Magazine 2019 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $125 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville-themed entertainment complex with the only year-round beach bar, LandShark Bar & Grill, on the Atlantic City sand. In 2018, Resorts welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, where guests can enjoy live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.

Resorts Casino Hotel is managed by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. For more information, visit our website or call 1.609.340.6300.

About PURPLESUN:

WWW.PURPLESUN.COM is a New York based technology company on a mission to change the world and provide a sustainable impact to environmental health and safety. PurpleSun designs and manufactures hospital-grade ultraviolet light delivery systems that have been tested in laboratory and clinical trials and approved for safety. Its unique FMUV Shadowless Delivery™ light technology is used for the purpose of disinfecting critical equipment and rooms with the highest efficacy and fastest speed.

PurpleSun is partnered with some of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, and together are on a mission to create the standard for light-based disinfection. PurpleSun aims to become the World’s leading brand in sustainable infection prevention solutions for patients, staff and hospitals. PurpleSun’s solutions allow for hospital wide application, with one of the only products not requiring evacuation of the room during use. With the fast cycle times, the products can integrate seamlessly with customer operations. As a data driven organization, PurpleSun builds comprehensive and sustainable protocols for its customers that are expandable over time and can be monitored from a mobile application.

Technology seminars are offered for continued education based on the latest research published and cited in the American Journal of Infection Control – AJIC and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses – AORN

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Atlantic City Electric Helps Meet Funding Needs for Students Impacted by COVID-19 With Innovative Community Scholars Program

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 25, 2020) – As part of its ongoing support for customers and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric has announced it will donate $50,000 through its Community Scholars Program, to support local South Jersey students seeking careers in energy or related fields.

Atlantic City Electric’s Community Scholars Program will provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing higher-education and vocational training—helping achieve their personal educational goals and sustaining a workforce that is prepared for future careers in energy. The program will provide grants for the 2020-2021 academic year to the following educational institutions:

  • Rowan College of South Jersey (Gloucester and Cumberland Counties)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College

“The COVID-19 pandemic has strained our economy and limited financial support for students in South Jersey and across the country,”said Gary Stockbridge, Atlantic City Electric region president. “As we continue to recover as a region, we are making strategic investments, including helping students pursuing STEM fields to continue on a path to achieve their personal goals. This will not only help students but also will have long-term benefits for the overall economy, ensuring we have a diverse and skilled pipeline of local talent who can continue to support our customers’ evolving energy needs. We will continue to do our part to support our customers, community partners and South Jersey’s recovery efforts.”

The Community Scholars Program grants will be provided to local educational institutions, supporting students as gap funding. Partnering educational institutions will make award decisions based on a student’s financial need and pursuit of degrees in energy related fields. 

“Rowan College of South Jersey is appreciative of this generous donation being made to our Cumberland and Gloucester students by Atlantic City Electric,” stated College President Frederick Keating. “On behalf of the Foundations, I want to thank Atlantic City Electric for the Community Scholars Program Scholarship. This gift is evidence to the commitment and desire to aid students in the pursuit of a higher education and will make a difference in the lives of our students, particularly during this time of economic uncertainty.”

“We are thrilled about our ongoing partnership with Atlantic City Electric in creating education pathways for Atlantic Cape students,” said Dr. Barbara Gaba, Atlantic Cape Community College president. We are most grateful for the $25,000 grant that provides scholarships for students in need.”

A robust and skilled energy workforce is essential to keeping the lights on. Atlantic City Electric’s support is part of the company’s effort to provide the highest level of service for its customers and communities. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric has supported COVID-19 relief efforts across South Jersey, including $75,000 in contributions committed to local organizations in March and April to support food insecurity and other financial challenges facing residents. In addition, Atlantic City Electric crews have worked around-the-clock, in accordance with local ordinances, to maintain the critical infrastructure that powers hospitals and health care facilities, federal, state and local response centers, and businesses, as well as the many homes that make up the region.

Atlantic City Electric has a strong track record supporting workforce development and providing customers with energy assistance in the region. In 2018, the company announced a six-year, $6.5-million workforce development initiative to expand training programs for energy-related jobs and to educate the workforce needed to fill future energy jobs across New Jersey. 

The program is being implemented through a partnership with Atlantic County Institute of Technology, Cape May Vocational School, Cumberland County TEC, and each of the four workforce development boards across the Atlantic City Electric’s service area. Additionally, since 2017, Atlantic City Electric has provided $1 million annually in funding through the Helping Hands program, which supports energy assistance programs administered through local, partnering organizations.

Readers are encouraged to visit The Source, Atlantic City Electric’s online news room. For more information about Atlantic City Electric, visit atlanticcityelectric.com. Follow the company on Facebook at facebook.com/atlanticcityelectric and on Twitter at twitter.com/acelecconnect. Our mobile app is available at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.

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Camden County College Testing Site to End Operations on June 26

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The COVID-19 testing site located at Camden County College in Gloucester Township will cease operations at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The Blackwood site has been operated jointly by the Camden County Freeholder Board, Department of Health, and Jefferson Health New Jersey since April 15, and prioritized first responders, healthcare workers and other frontline, essential personnel throughout the pandemic. 

The closure comes after hours of operation were adjusted in late May in an effort to expand the availability of services to residents in need of testing. In the month since, appointments at the site have continued to drop as the spread of COVID-19 in Camden County and throughout New Jersey appeared to slow considerably. The average number of new cases per day in the county dropped by roughly 60 percent over this span. Area residents are reminded that it is safe to go to their primary care provider if they are not feeling well.

“We have observed a concurrent reduction in testing appointments at the site, as cases throughout Camden County and the region have continued to fall. At this time, we feel confident that the site at Camden County College has served its purpose and can cease operations without impacting the availability of resources in the community,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “Testing capacity among healthcare providers and businesses like Rite Aid and CVS has increased significantly since the beginning of this pandemic. With our cases showing serious decline, there is no longer a significant need for a site at this location. Rest assured, the Freeholder Board will be standing by and will be prepared to respond if these factors change.”

The Board will continue to operate its remaining testing site in Camden City, located at 3101 Federal Street. More information on testing and appointment is available at camdencounty.com.

Jefferson Health New Jersey continues to operate two drive-through testing sites in Cherry Hill and Washington Township. For more information, visit: https://newjersey.jeffersonhealth.org