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Edison reports 59 new COVID-19 cases, Edison Cops for Tots a success with help of sponsors

EDISON – Edison officials reported 59 new COVID-19 cases, which brings the total number of cases to 5,103, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on Jan. 5.

The age range of the new cases are from 7-76. The township has lost two more residents to COVID-19, which brings the total number of residents lost to 278, according to Middlesex County.

Well Care, TCCM will provide drive-thru COVID-19 testing for people with or without symptoms on Jan. 8, 11, 15, 18, 22 and 25 at Lake Papaianni, 100 Municipal Boulevard. Appointment is preferred. For more information visit edisonnj.org or wellcaretccm.com.

The Indian Business Association announced the opening of a new COVID-19 testing center at 180 Lincoln Hwy in Edison. For more information visit www.covidtestingedison.com.

The Edison Health Department is holding a “Drive-Up” free rabies clinic for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Jan. 23 at Firehouse 4, 848 New Dover Road in Edison.

The Edison Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Unit recognized the following sponsors for its first annual Cops for Tots on its social media page. The sponsors included Edison PBA Local #75; Color Me Mine; Federal Business Centers; Kam Man Food; Lakeview School; Shin Brothers Jewelers; Asian Indian Funeral Service Funeral Home in Highland Park; New Edison Wok; Cafe Zio; Tastee Sub Shop; Stop & Shop; Urgent Care Of New Jersey’ China Chef; Saker Shop Rite; Cheng Garden 2; Pandya Foundation; Cloud 9 Dry Cleaners; Asian Chao; Innovative Physical Therapy; Greenfield Gardens; New Jersey Asian American Law Enforcement Officers Association; Wegmans in Woodbridge; and S&A General Construction & Development.

The Township Council has returned back to virtual meetings.

Menlo Park Mall and all indoor malls reopened on June 29. For more information visit https://www.simon.com/mall/menlo-park-mall.

The Edison Public main library at 340 Plainfield Ave., reopened on July 13. Patrons must wear face masks. Gov. Phil Murphy announced public libraries are allowed to reopen on July 2 with 25% capacity.

The reopening of the north branch library at 777 Grove Ave. began on July 27 and the Clara Barton branch at 141 Hoover Ave. followed. Hours vary at each site. For more information contact edisondirector@lmxac.org.

The Edison Public Library has launched a COVID memory project. Residents are welcome to share their experiences during the coronavirus through a questionnaire and any images and videos documenting experiences. All items submitted will be reviewed for the library’s archive. For more information visit edisonpubliclibrary.net/covidMemory.shtml.

Indoor dining at 25% capacity began on Sept. 4. On Nov. 9, the state imposed new restrictions on all bars and restaurants to close indoor dining by 10 p.m. This does not affect outdoor dining or takeout.

Indoor gatherings have been capped at 10. On Dec. 7, outdoor gatherings including sports, concerts, parades and holiday events will be reduced to 25.

The township has resumed the collection of cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days.

Edison Township was not provided any other information regarding the new cases.

For Middlesex County information visit discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19.

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