South Brunswick Township has been notified of 10 new cases in town, bringing the total confirmed cases to 243 as of April 20. The latest cases involve residents ranging in age from 27-75 years old; two are male and eight are female.
Board of Education Q&A session postponed:
The South Brunswick Board of Education has cancelled its Q&A session originally scheduled for tonight. They are hoping to reschedule the Q&A in the very near future. Superintendent of Schools Scott Feder will report on COVID-19 issues during his Superintendent’s Report at tonight’s Board of Education meeting.
COVID-19 testing at South Brunswick Motor Vehicle Inspection Station:
On April 23, the South Brunswick motor vehicle inspection station will be a drive-thru saliva COVID-19 test for any Middlesex County resident. Residents need to make a reservation by visiting www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19testing or by calling 732-745-3100. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 10 a.m. on April 21. For more information, call 732-745-3100.
NJ Transit adding essential service bus routes:
Beginning today, NJ Transit is running special buses to add capacity and to improve social distancing for essential travel. Special “essential service” bus service schedules may be found at linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fwww.njtransit.com%2fsf%2fsf_servlet.srv%3fhdnPageAction%3dBusHolidaysExtraTo&c=E,1,4dlD7nLLyyh4uu7gz7PQNU9U5vaZzSRI2li8ZYqDSFdLAzBCaxNLy37G53QzfQKRdDbmr-mblAPxzdgCyRSWCaR5arrkqllmuH1I6Fo8Gs257CaUj5yHPTMzc-4,&typo=1
As per the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program, meals will be available to all current South Brunswick students grades K-12 who are in need regardless of lunch status. As the pandemic has forced changes, households may apply or reapply for free/reduced lunch. If your household is experiencing difficulties in providing for your family, you may at any time log into your Genesis parent portal and apply for free/reduced meals provided by the district.
JCP&L weather monitoring:
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) meteorologists are closely monitoring developing weather conditions. JCP&L is prepared to activate its storm response and Incident Command System plans.
In the event outages occur due to severe weather, customers without power are encouraged to report their outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the Report Outage link on www.firstenergycorp.com, or by texting “out” to 544487.
Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or call their local police department. JCP&L reminds customers to stay away from downed wires, even if they believe they are no longer carrying electricity. Extra caution should be used in areas where downed lines are tangled with trees or other debris. Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four-way stops.
JCP&L customers can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive weather updates in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power outages. Visit www.firstenergycorp.com/connect to enroll.