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Town of Newton News

Posted on: March 10, 2020


Get the facts on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019).   

The best way to prevent COVID-19 is to: 

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol base if soap is not available
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  3. Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  4. Stay home when you are sick and avoid contact with others
  5. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  6. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

Below are some helpful resources on COVID-19.

The New Jersey Department of Health (DOH): COVID-19 Community Information : COVID-19: A Guide for Businesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): COVID-19 Information

From The Sussex County Division of Health (SCDOH): Coronavirus Awareness Update

In addition, the NJDOH has set up a 24-hour public hotline (1-800-222-1222) with trained professionals to answer any questions about COVID-19.

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