Like North Bergen, West New York restricting public access to Town Hall due to COVID-19 surge

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Like North Bergen, West New York is restricting public access to Town Hall due to the current COVID-19 surge throughout the region.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“With the recent surge in the number of Coronavirus cases, the Town of West New York urges everyone to refrain from any unnecessary public interactions. With this in mind, public access to Town Hall is restricted until further notice,” they wrote on their website yesterday.

“Most town services are available online and by phone. Municipal employees are continuing to work at their jobs and can respond to answer questions and concerns from the public via telephone and email. Visit westnewyorknj.org/directory or use the link below for contact information.”

The continued that frequently requested forms are available here and can also be picked up at the side entrance of Town Hall, located at 428 60th St. Completed forms can be emailed or deposited in the dropbox near the chambers entrance.

North Bergen announced earlier this week that they were limiting public access to their municipal building and cancelling recreation activities for two weeks due to coronavirus concerns.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the seven day COVID-19 positivity rate in Hudson County is 21.57 percent with 7,946 cases confirmed in the past week.

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