Union City Reports 1,142 Confirmed Cases

This is a Coronavirus update for Union City residents.  Union City’s confirmed cases are currently at 1,142.  Please do not panic.  This number may seem alarming, but please remember that more people are getting tested and treated than ever before.  Testing saves lives.  Worldwide more than 150,000 people have fully recovered.  That number can continue to grow by staying home and those with symptoms getting tested and treated.

PLEASE STAY HOME.  If you do go outside to go to an essential business, keep safe social distances of a minimum of 6 feet apart.  When visiting grocery stores, you should be wearing a mask. This is mandatory.  We all have a responsibility to stop the spread of this virus.  Please do your part.

Residents should be advised of the following updates:

  • The Testing Facility in Union City is located at the 36th Street Municipal Lot between Bergenline Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard.  Testing is done by appointment only.  For an appointment, please call 201-366-8465.  If you are having issues getting through, please keep trying.  PLEASE KEEP CALLING.  The more tests we conduct, the more people can get treatment and that saves lives.
  • Thank you to our DPW employees, first responders, grocery stores, pharmacies and all other essential employees or businesses.  We rely on you every day and are so grateful for the work you do.
  • If you are struggling with depression, please know that there are resources out there for you.  You can contact NJ Mental Health Cares at 866-202-HELP (4357) or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
  • Mayor Stack is providing basic food items for residents in need.  Please call him at the office at 201-348-5757 or his cell at 201-376-1942.

We wish everyone a safe and healthy Easter and Passover.  Please take the opportunity to spend time with loved ones that you are sheltered with and connect with family and friends through technology. We wish all residents peace and joy during this difficult time.  We are one Union City and will get through this together.

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