The Bloomfield Information Project is a nonprofit community media project dedicated to helping people living and working in Bloomfield live their best life. In response to the pandemic, we’ve launched the Coronavirus Information Center and these daily updates to help you stay informed and engaged during this crisis.
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Bloomfield: 592 (+6%)
Essex County: 9,672 (+6%)
New Jersey: 78,467 (+4%)
Bloomfield: 29 (+7%)
Essex County: 684 (+7%)
New Jersey: 3,840 (+9%)
As of 04/17/20 05:09PM. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 4/16 to 4/17. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.
Bloomfield property taxes due May 1, no interest on late payment will be charged until June amid coronavirus
Bloomfield community gardens to open with coronavirus precautions in place, still accepting applications for plots
Bloomfield Community Gardens
Questions about coronavirus relief payments, answered
N.J. Department of Children and Families urges residents to report child abuse amid decrease in reports, likely increase in incidents
N.J. Department of Children and Families
How New Jersey funeral homes are providing services while following coronavirus precautions
Star News Group
Owner of Bloomfield antique store, John Sheridan, passes from coronavirus
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse
Apna Punjab Indian Restaurant to be open only for pickup, takeout, hours now 5 PM to 9 PM
Apna Punjab Indian Restaurant
Bloomfield police providing drive-by birthday parties for children amid coronavirus social distancing
Bloomfield Public Safety
Virtual mother’s support group available from maternal wellness center Montclair B.A.B.Y.
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield
Union City mayor orders residents to cover faces in public, expanding on N.J. rule that requires face covering inside businesses
N.J. unemployment claims rise to 718,000 as of Aprill 11, state sees most jobs lost since 1987
As state’s addiction-support hotline sees increase in calls, support groups go online
Asbury Park Press
N.J. attorney general issues 514 cease-and-desist letters, 89 subpoenas to business price gouging, violating other consumer protections
Relaxing coronavirus precautions without mass testing, vaccine could lead to second wave of infections in N.J.
Workers at luxury apartment buildings in N.Y., N.J strike for increased protections after Jersey City building porter dies from coronavirus
N.Y. rule requiring face covering when in public begins at 8 PM Friday
West Coast, Midwest governors follow governors in Northeast, form regional collaborations to coordinate health, economic recoveries
Glitches from tax preparers like H&R Block, TurboTax lead to delayed, incorrectly calculated coronavirus relief payments
New York Post
USAA veterans bank suspends collection of relief checks Treasury Department loophole allowing debt collectors to seize payments remains
22 million Americans have people filed for unemployment as of April 10, job losses expected to continue