MILLTOWN – Milltown was notified on March 29 by the Middlesex County Department of Health that the first Milltown resident tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Names, addresses and personal identifying information of patients cannot be released or shared with the community.
The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is the lead agency for investigation of cases involving a positive COVID-19 person, including all close contacts. If it is determined that a resident is in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19, the county Office of Health Services will reach out. Close contact is considered being within a 6-foot radius of the person for a minimum duration of 10 minutes. People who are outside of this are not considered a close contact. It is important for everyone to monitor their health and consult a primary care physician if exhibiting symptoms.
If anyone has questions about COVID-19, call the 24-hour public hotline at 800-222-1222, or visit the Middlesex County Office of Health’s COVID-19 webpage at www.middlesexcountynj.gov/COVID-19.
Updates will be provided as they become available, Mayor Trina Mehr said in a statement on March 30.