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JRMC is doing testing but you must call first for an appointment

Mayor Diaz reported today in a Facebook video that Perth Amboy has 111 confirmed cases of coronavirus. She is currently self quarantining after being exposed to the virus and is working from home. Mayor Diaz said that JRMC is doing testing, but you must call first for an appointment.

JRMC is asking patients with these symptons; fever, cough, shortness of breath, to call them at 732-376-9333 for further instructions. JRMC is located at 275 Hobart St, Perth Amboy.


If you have questions about Coronavirus go to the NJ COVID 19 Website

Stay informed about what to do and what resources there are available by using the State of New Jersey website called the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub. You can also call 2-1-1 for general questions (9am-5pm) or 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)  for medical questions regarding the coronavirus.

You can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive information via text message. For live text assistance, text your zip code to 898-211.

The website has information how to protect yourself, and how to get tested. It also has information about if you are sick, and you think you have been exposed, what to do next.



Due to the limits on public gatherings caused by the coronavirus, the March 30, 2020 council meeting will be a combined Caucus/Council meeting starting at 4:30 p.m and you can come to the meeting from home because it will be an online Zoom meeting. Zoom is one of the leading video conferencing software apps. Download Zoom on your phone or computer from the app store or google play. You can join the zoom meeting via the web or smartphone app or  call in with your phone using this number 1 (646)558-8656 and follow the prompts to join the call. The meeting ID: 708 608 751.

Learn more about what zoom is and how it works.