To date, more than 142,000 meals have been delivered to Camden County seniors since the Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services expanded its meal delivery program in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on March 18.
As more people are staying in place at home, many are looking for ways to occupy their time more productively. As the weather turns nice, some homeowners are finding projects right in their own backyards.
The Camden County Board of Freeholders will begin a COVID-19 Educational Series, a first-of-its-kind effort to bring information about testing, risk of exposure, and other critical public health information related to the novel coronavirus directly into the community.
The New Jersey State Library has awarded the Camden County Library System the 2020 Best Practices in Early Childhood Literacy Award that recognizes excellence in early childhood programming in New Jersey libraries.
As part of efforts to help first responders decontaminate vehicles and equipment to protect themselves and those they serve, officials distributed ultraviolet light systems to the Camden County Police Department and Cooper University Health Care along with a host of other public safety agencies.
To help the county’s youth stay connected to critical services during this stressful time, the Camden County Youth Services Commission has collected information for more than 20 service providers in one convenient location.
The Camden County Health Department has begun randomly inspecting county long-term care facilities in place of the state of New Jersey in order to audit and inspect operations that have at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19, county officials said recently.
The Camden County Sheriff’s Office has begun assisting Camden County Metro Officers on patrol in Camden City in an effort to provide additional resources and personnel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.