Testing will be held May 21 & 28, June 2 and 4.
05/20/2020 6:00 PM
Help us preserve history for future generations.
05/26/2020 2:29 PM
Getting supplies to where they are needed most.
05/22/2020 2:26 PM
For Somerset and Hunterdon County Residents
05/13/2020 2:48 PM
A reminder for those exposed to Hepatitis A in November 2019.
05/12/2020 10:06 PM
Free of Charge to Somerset & Hunterdon County Residents
05/07/2020 7:11 PM
This week, testing will be held Tuesday & Thursday
05/04/2020 9:01 AM
Governor's Executive Order 133 Permits Parks & Golf Courses to Re-open, with restrictions.
04/30/2020 5:41 PM
Testing switched to Tuesday & Thursday
04/30/2020 12:53 PM
Physicians or patients can email prescriptions in advance of appointments.
04/23/2020 4:59 PM
Testing is free of charge for Hunterdon and Somerset County residents
Screening continues on April 17 & April 20
04/16/2020 8:57 PM
Test site will be open April 16, 17 and 20.
04/12/2020 2:38 PM
Working hard to obtain test kits & equipment.
04/03/2020 9:20 AM
The latest information from the Health Department
03/31/2020 6:22 PM
Residents are urged to limit their exposure by staying home.
03/25/2020 7:05 PM
Although our facilities are closed to the public, Somerset County government remains operational so we can provide essential services to our residents.
03/23/2020 3:51 PM
The county is setting up a drop off site in Hillsborough to collect PPE.
03/22/2020 3:27 PM
Lets county request assistance and resources from state & federal government.
03/21/2020 8:31 AM
There are currently no reports of the coronavirus in Somerset County, but we are closely monitoring the evolving situation.
03/10/2020 2:23 PM
Current Situation in Somerset County
Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and other health partners in monitoring the evolving situation. Somerset County remains committed to providing accurate and timely information on this situation to our communities. Residents can call 908-231-7111 for a daily automated reading of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Somerset County, New Jersey.
The SCDOH is the lead county agency to coordinate public health disease response, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local hospitals, medical providers, and emergency medical services. To stay up-to-date on information, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for the most current information. More information and resources regarding the new coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found below.
Questions or Concerns?
Residents who have questions about the new coronavirus may contact the Somerset County Department of Health via email@example.com.
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the New Jersey Department of Health to provide information to the public on COVID-19. Residents can call the public call center with questions and concerns at 1-800-962-1253 or 1-800-222-1222. Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 for text information and to stay informed.
If you’re interested in volunteering in Somerset County for public health COVID-19 response, click here.
|COVID-19 Cases||Total Deaths|
*All 21 municipalities
**Includes both confirmed cases and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. Presumptive positive cases tested positive at a state or commercial laboratory and are waiting for confirmatory testing by the CDC.
As of 6/1/20, 2pm
Current SCDOH Situation Update
May 29, 2020 - SCDOH Situation Update #17
|To view previous SCDOH situation updates, please click here|
May 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Testing Continues May 21 & 28, June 2 & 4
May 13, 2020 - COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Continues Next Week
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Protect Yourself and Others
To help protect yourself and others from the spread of coronavirus, the CDC recommends everyone should:
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water, and for at least 20 seconds each time. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are ill and stay home when you are sick.
- Stay home as much as possible.
- Keep distance between you and others, stay about 2 arm's length distance from others (about 6 feet).
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched daily.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
Prevent Spread in Communities
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Mental Health Resources
- New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) COVID-2019
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Spanish