NORTH BRUNSWICK – The Township of North Brunswick was advised that 15 residents tested positive for COVID-19 on April 22.
The age range is 7 to 79 years old.
There are now 455 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to information provided by the township.
North Brunswick Food Bank hours are from 6-8 p.m. April 23 at the Municipal Building, 710 Hermann Road, for township residents only. Head toward the rear of the building for drive-thru service.
The food bank is accepting cash and gift card donations in lieu of accepting food during the emergency. Gift cards or checks made payable to the North Brunswick Food Bank may be mailed to the attention of the Mayor’s Office at 710 Hermann Road. For more information, call 732-247-0922, ext. 293.
The Department of Public Works is resuming bulk, white goods and brush collection with limitations. Residents may call 732-297-1134 to schedule an appointment.
All local Social Security offices are closed to the public for in-person services.
With offices closed, the agency encourages the public to access services at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices/. You can go online to apply for retirement, disability and Medicare benefits, check the status of an application or appeal, request a replacement Social Security card or print a benefit verification letter. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions section at https://faq.ssa.gov/en-US/.
If you already have an in-office appointment scheduled with the agency, they will call you to handle your appointment over the phone. Additionally, if you have a hearing scheduled, they will call you to discuss alternatives, including offering a hearing by phone. Please note that the call may come from a private number and not from a U.S. Government phone number. There are some scam calls making the rounds, so remember that Social Security employees will not threaten you or ask for any form of payment.
For the New Jersey Social Security resource page, visit ssa.gov
For automated telephone services, call 1-800-772-1213.