Borough Updates on COVID-19

*UPDATED: 09/20/2021 @ 10:00 am

COVID-19:

Fair Lawn currently has approximately 54 confirmed positive cases.   (Data as of 09/19/2021 @ 10:00 pm)

Active cases include individuals that are currently going through their 10 day isolation period when they are infectious and can spread the virus.  Even if the number of cases is the similar as the previous week’s report, it is a different group of individuals because residents that completed their 10 day isolation period were taken off the active case list and the new individuals who tested positive are beginning their isolation period.    

COVID-19 Testing:

COVID-19 Vaccine:

Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine:

  • All Bergen County Seniors ages 60+ are eligible for a free ride to your vaccination appointment thanks to a partnership with the County of Bergen and EZ Ride.  The schedule a ride, Bergen County seniors should call the Bergen County Division of Community Transportation at 201-368-5955. (Seniors will need to have a cell phone with them to ride)
  • VaxRide, a NJ Transit initiative, supports NJ residents in their efforts to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  For assistance with finding NJ TRANSIT service to a vaccination site, please contact the Customer Service hotline at (973) 275-5555.  Operator assistance is available 8:30AM - 5:00PM daily, and automated information is available 24/7.
  • NJ 211 is coordinating free rides to confirmed vaccine appointments through the United Way Worldwide Ride United and Lyft Program.  This statewide program is available for EVERYONE including individuals with collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. To schedule a free ride to a vaccination site, please call 211.

Docket App: (Online Vaccination Record)

  • Docket is an app from the NJ Department of Health that makes it easier for you and your family to securely access your COVID-19 vaccination record.
  • If you don't have your vaccination card with you or lost it, you can easily access your record through the app to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as needed.
  • The Docket app is free and available in the App store or on Google Play in English or Spanish depending on Smartphone settings.
  • To learn more about Docket, refer to the Department of Health's frequently asked questions.

COVID-19 Vaccine Info:

COVID-19 Assistance:

  • COVID-19 Funeral Assistance through FEMA - The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.  Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
  • COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II Information can be found by clicking HERE.

COVID-19 General Info:

COVID-19 Hotlines: 

  • The COVID-19 call center can be reached toll-free at 1-800-222-1222 where trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions.
  • Dial 2-1-1 for additional information.
  • Text    N J C O V I D   to   8 9 8 2 1 1  to receive additional information and to stay informed.
  • Mental Health Cares is now offering free confidential support for people dealing with anxiety related to COVID-19.  Call 1-866-202-HELP The health, safety and welfare of all our residents is, remains and will continue to be our highest priority. 

General Info/Resources:

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