Covid-19 Information for Livingston Residents
Get the Vaccine
- Children ages 6 mos to 5 years can now be safely vaccinated against Covid.
- Individuals ages 5+ should get the Covid vaccine.
- Individuals ages 12+ should get the booster as soon as they're eligible.
The Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J vaccines are all approved for use in those ages 18 and over. Read more...
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Covid-19 vaccines are now available. Find eligibility and scheduling information, FAQs, helpful links, volunteer opportunities, and more on this page.
Health, Prevention, and Testing
Find public health information about Covid-19: prevention, symptoms, viral & antibody testing, CDC and WHO resources, local and state case data, contact tracing, and more. Click here to schedule a test at an Essex County site.
Mental Health during Covid-19
The outbreak of Covid-19 has been universally stressful. The longer-term nature of the outbreak has meant significant changes to long-held routines and behaviors. It’s important to take care of yourself and find ways to reduce your stress level and support your mental health — and to help your family do the same.
Mobile App: COVID ALERT NJ
COVID ALERT NJ is New Jersey’s free and secure mobile app that anonymously alerts users if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19. The app also provides NJ reopening news, key Covid-19 metrics, and a symptom tracking tool. COVID ALERT NJ Mobile App (PDF)
Read more / download the app...
Find updates about Livingston’s offices, facilities, services, and programs here. Livingston Township is currently providing municipal services by phone, email, and our website.
NJ Contact Tracing Interest Registration
Are you interested in assisting New Jersey’s contact tracing efforts? The State will be hiring at least 1,000 contact tracers. Register here and be notified when opportunities become available.
NJ Covid-19 Information Hub
Find answers to frequently asked questions about Covid-19 and New Jersey’s response here.
Relief/Assistance for Renters & Homeowners in NJ
What housing and rental assistance and mortgage relief is available for New Jerseyans? What if I’m getting evicted or in foreclosure? See this article from the New Jersey Covid-19 Information Hub for answers. Read more...
The Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II (CVERAP Phase II) opens March 22, 2021. Learn more here (NJ Department of Community Affairs) | Apply here
Reopening Guidelines & Policies
As New Jersey begins to lift Covid-19 restrictions, businesses will be looking to reopen their establishments and return to normal operations. Find guidelines, policies, and information related to safely reopening.
The Township of Livingston is offering transportation (in collaboration with Essex County) and resources (with help from volunteers) for local senior citizens in need of assistance.
Small Businesses: Emergency Loans & Grants
The Chamber of Commerce created a guide to help small businesses, independent contractors, and gig economy workers prepare to file for a coronavirus relief loan. Additional State/Federal resources available. Plus: Livingston Community Partnership announced the Township Council’s LuvLiv Local Grant, which will provide qualified businesses with up to $1,500 to cover expenses that will be required for them to re-open their business.
State of New Jersey / Governor’s Updates
Find updates from the State of New Jersey, NJ Department of Health, and the Governor’s Office, including the Governor’s orders and Task Force Briefings.
State of NJ Covid-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal
Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of Covid-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire.
Visit the Portal to learn more.
Make sure you are getting all the latest information from the Township of Livingston by signing up to receive emergency alerts by phone call, email, and/or text and by following our official Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Township Buildings are Open to the Public
Safety measures and regulations are in place as of the reopening of Township buildings to the public on July 20, 2020. Please review this information before visiting, as circumstances are subject to change based on required Covid protocols that may be in place. Reminder: Township business can often be conducted online through this website or by email or phone.
Township Council Virtual Meetings
The Livingston Township Council has been meeting virtually in accordance with state and national recommendations and orders to suspend large gatherings. Watch the meetings LIVE on Mondays, typically twice per month, at 7 pm on the Livingston Township, NJ Facebook page, or find recorded meeting videos on our website here.
Utilities: Gas & Electric
JCP&L/First Energy and PSE&G both announced that they will be suspending service shut-offs for non-payment. They have also announced closures and provided safety information.
Warning: Beware of Scams
With all the information being shared about Covid-19, residents are alerted to possible scams and how to identify them: information from the CDC, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
What’s Open: Local Eateries and Businesses
Find out which Livingston restaurants are open for curbside pickup or delivery and their current hours of operation. Many other Livingston businesses are also offering special services, hours, and pickup/delivery.
For links to our local businesses, visit LuvLivNJ.com, or visit the Livingston Business Improvement District (BID)’s Facebook page: Find Yourself in Livingston.