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     JERSEY CITY COVID-19 UPDATES AND INFORMATION

     

    vaccine photoJersey City recently breathed a sigh of relief when our public schools reopened last week. This is a big step and one in the right direction, but it is now even more imperative for every household to be immunized against Covid-19. According to CDC guidelines, anyone 18 years of age or older can take whichever vaccine is available at the selected location; 16 year olds are limited to Pfizer. I encourage everyone age 16 and over to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

    To make it easier for all our residents to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, Jersey City has opened many vaccine sites up as walk-ins. PS26, the Bethune Center and Ferris High School are all accepting walk-ins and we are adding new mobile sites daily. Some of these have extended hours. You can still call 201-373-2316 for an appointment if you prefer, but walk-in or call, please get yourself and your family vaccinated.

    Let's continue to work together - better days are not far away.

    - Steven M. Fulop, Mayor

     

    Find more COVID-19 vaccination information HERE
    To schedule an appointment call 201-373-2316

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    JERSEY CITY NEWS

    Mayor Fulop joins Community for Historic Reservoir 3 Groundbreaking 30 years in the Making; Committing $6 Million to Fully Fund Complete Public Access to the Local Treasure

    April 16, 2021

    Jersey City & JC Housing Authority in $2M Partnership to Build New Facility to Provide more Resources for Homeless Residents

    April 12, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Nominates New Municipal Court Judges to Fill Vacancies Left Open by State Appointments

    April 1, 2021

    Mayor Steven Fulop Appoints New Municipal Court Chief Judge; Judge Ramy Eid to Replace Judge Carlo Abad

    March 30, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Opens 6th Vaccination Site to Prioritize newly Eligible Frontline Workers

    March 29, 2021

    Jersey City Joins Regional Coalition to Launch Resilience Initiative for Flood Reduction

    March 25, 2021

    Jersey City to Invest $21M with Major Energy Infrastructure Improvements, Solidifying Jersey City’s Position as a Regional Sustainability & Resiliency Leader

    March 24, 2021

    City of Jersey City, County of Hudson, Hudson County Schools of Technology, and Liberty Science Center Announce Formal Agreement to move Forward on SciTech Scity Public School, with an Aim of being Top Public High School in the Country

    March 22, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces NJ’s 1st Arts & Culture Trust Fund to Generate $1M Annually for Arts Education and Programming Utilizing Community Input

    March 10, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces Recreation & Youth Development Programs to Safely Resume, including Prestigious Summer Youth Works Program

    March 9, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Dedicates All Vaccines Next Week to the Board of Education to help Safely Reopen City Schools by Prioritizing Teachers & Staff

    March 8, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces Expansion of On-Demand City Subsidized Transportation System

    March 4, 2021

    Mayor & Lyft to Enhance City’s Transportation Network, Adding Citi Bike Docking Stations & Ebikes

    February 25, 2021

    Jersey City Vertical Farming Program to Open in Two Public Housing Locations, Targeting Most Vulnerable Residents; City Council Approval Slated for Feb 24th Meeting

    February 24, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces Major Partnership with Entertainment Giant; $72M Restoration Plan will take Historic Loew’s Theatre to the Next Level

    February 22, 2021

    Jersey City Approves 1,600 Households Rent and Utility Relief Grants to Help Low-income Residents Struggling amid the Pandemic

    February 16, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces 3rd Major Streetscape Upgrade; Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza will have $6.7 Million Overhaul to make it One of NJ’s Premier Business Corridors

    February 9, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Appoints First Civilian to Lead Jersey City Police Department

    February 2, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces Utility/Rent Relief to Help Most Vulnerable Residents Prevent Eviction Regardless of Immigration Status

    January 13, 2021

    Mayor Fulop Announces Unique Partnership with Uber to provide 12,000 Free Rides to Jersey City Seniors & Frontline Workers

    January 12, 2021

    Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly Announces Retirement after 34 Years of Service

    January 7, 2021

    Despite Paralyzing Pandemic, Mayor Fulop Ensures Public Safety remains Top Priority, Strengthening Police

    January 6, 2021

    Mayor Fulop & City Council to Approve $2 million at next City Council Meeting Towards Setting up City-Administered Vaccination Sites

    December 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces Expansion of City’s Lead Remediation Efforts to Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Jersey City School Students & Staff

    December 9, 2020

    Mayor Fulop to Swear in 37 new Firefighters; 22nd Graduating JCFD Class and Second Largest as Administration Furthers Public Safety Investments

    December 8, 2020

    Mayor Fulop and Administration Earn Perfect Score for Leadership & Progressive Efforts in LGBTQ Civil Rights for Addressing Systemic Discrimination through Municipal Action

    December 4, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces $10M to Transform Toxic Superfund Site into Brand New Waterfront Park for Jersey City Community

    December 3, 2020

    Mayor Fulop to Terminate Third Tax Abatement on Defaulted Site, furthering Efforts towards Greater Transparency, Widespread Development, Localized Opportunities, and Prioritizing Residents

    December 1, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Hails Via as “Jersey City Success Story” with Low Income and Diverse Communities Benefiting Most from the Innovative Reliable Rideshare

    November 30, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Promotes 75 of Jersey City’s Finest, Expanding the Police Department’s Leadership and Achieving Greater Diversity within JCPD Ranks

    November 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Appoints Elizabeth Castillo as Acting Director of the newly established Department Finance

    November 23, 2020

    Jersey City Selected to Continue Historic Library Renovation Project to Further Expand Community Resources

    November 18, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces Approval for new School Incorporated into Downtown Redevelopment Project alongside Affordable Housing and Public Park Space

    November 13, 2020

    Resolution Approved Moving Forward Liberty Science Center High School; Mayor Fulop and Liberty Science Center Announce new Partnership with Hudson County to Create High School that will Reimagine Public Education

    November 10, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Unveils Comprehensive #MaskUpJC Campaign, Mailing Masks to all 120,000 Households Citywide

    November 5, 2020

    Mayor Fulop & JCHA Reimagining Public Housing; Multi-disciplinary Approach Creates Opportunities for Homeownership, Financial Stability, and on-site Resources for Neediest Residents

    November 4, 2020

    Addressing Gaps and Growing Demands amid Pandemic, Mayor Fulop Mobilizes and Expands Innovative Approaches for Vulnerable Homeless Residents

    October 28, 2020

    Jersey City Receives National Recognition for Efforts to Address Racial Injustice and Health Inequities amid COVID-19 Response

    October 23, 2020

    Mayor Fulop and Council President Unveil new Inclusionary Zoning Mandates to Ensure Jersey City’s most Vulnerable Residents have access to Affordable Housing

    October 5, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Establishes New Progressive and Proactive Division to Address Quality of Life Issues

    September 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Reaffirms vote “YES” on Municipal Question #1 to Create NJ’s First Municipal Arts Trust Fund

    September 22, 2020

    Head of Jersey City’s Finance Department gets Distinguished Appointment to Improve Fiscal Policies Affecting Municipalities Nationwide

    September 21, 2020

    JC Sets National Precedent. Shifts Immigration Narrative

    September 17, 2020

    County Executive DeGise and Mayor Fulop announce nearly 600 Small Businesses to be Awarded a total over $9 million in CARES Act Grants

    September 17, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Breaks Ground on New Public Safety Headquarters

    September 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop and City Council Set to Restore Historic Reservoir for Complete Resident Access

    September 4, 2020

    Jersey City Expands Recreational Opportunities to Improvise Youth Activities and Professional Development while Adhering to Safety Restrictions

    August 28, 2020

    Mayor Fulop’s Proposed Budget with NO Tax Increases Passes City Council as Proactive Efforts Prove Effective

    August 26, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Changes COVID-19 Testing Labs After Continued Slow Response Times

    August 25, 2020

    Jersey City Moves Forward on Parking Deck for Central Avenue Business District

    August 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Receives Excellence in Leadership Award for Exemplary Actions amid Extraordinary Crises in Recent Months

    August 19, 2020

    Jersey City Opens New Skate Park with Tony Hawk Foundation Grant

    August 6, 2020

    A Message from Mayor Steven M. Fulop Regarding the Impending Tropical Storm

    August 3, 2020

    33,000 lbs of Waste Redirected from Landfills to Greener Gardens under Jersey City’s First-ever Composting Program

    July 17, 2020

    New Class of Police Officers Set to Join Jersey City Police Department

    July 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces over 150 Recipients of City-raised Relief Funding to Help Hardest Hit Community-based Organizations through COVID-19 Community Relief Distribution Fund

    July 16, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Advancing as Leader in Green Technology, Transforming NJ’s Largest Municipal Fleet to most Expansive EV Fleets in the Country

    July 13, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Proposes to Alter Street Cleaning Rules on Side Streets to Reduce Inconveniences while Increasing Parking Availability

    July 9, 2020

    County Executive DeGise and Mayor Fulop Announce over $7 million in Critical Funding for Struggling Small Businesses amid Pandemic Aftermath

    July 9, 2020

    Mayor Fulop announces Municipal Outdoor Pools Open for Jersey City Residents to Cool off during Hot Summer Months

    July 2, 2020

    Municipal Prosecutor Jake Hudnut Awarded Affirmative Leaders Fellowship; Distinct Honor Following Rigorous Selection Process for Attorneys Nationwide

    June 30, 2020

    Mayor Fulop & City Council Announce Latest Safety Measures Supporting Social Distancing to Help Businesses & Residents Recover

    June 24, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces JCPD De-escalation Training

    June 18, 2020

    Historic Landmark Loew’s to get Renovation & New Management

    June 11, 2020

    Jersey City 1st in NJ to Tackle Prolonged Pollution by Creating Extensive, Multi-Layered Approach to Greatly Reduce Combined Sewage Overflows while Promoting Green Building Initiatives

    June 11, 2020

    Mayor Bhalla and Mayor Fulop Announce Pursuit of Combined Hoboken-Jersey City Bike Share Program

    June 11, 2020

    In Wake of Pandemic, Jersey City Set to Launch 1st in the Nation Comprehensive Inner City Vertical Farming Program

    June 10, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Announces Changes to the Jersey City Police Department Use of Force General Orders

    June 4, 2020

    Council President calls for New Committee to Review Policing Policy & Procedures

    June 2, 2020

    Jersey City moves forward with Largest Mixed-Income Housing Development in Tri-State Region

    June 2, 2020

    Jersey City to Expand Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    May 29, 2020

    Jersey City Youth Challenged to find Climate Change Solutions within their Community for Annual Event

    May 28, 2020

    Jersey City Begins Implementing Re-Opening Plans To Help Local Businesses Bounce Back

    May 23, 2020

    Mayor and Council Partner to Protect already Overburdened Restaurants from Hidden Fees

    May 14, 2020

    Moody's Rates Jersey City "Stable", Overcoming Overwhelming "Negative Outlook for All Cities"

    May 14, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Opens Testing To All Residents

    May 3, 2020

    Farmers Markets and Four More Parks Set To Reopen

    May 2, 2020
    Mayor Fulop Reopens Farmers’ Markets to Provide Healthy Food Access & Support Local Businesses while Adhering to Social Distancing Measures

    Mayor Fulop and City Council Ask Voters for Opportunity to Fix Jersey City Public Schools with Change to Appointed Board

    January 3, 2020

    Mayor Fulop Recommends Jersey City Withdraws Arts Referendum to Minimize Taxpayer Impact

    Jersey City Introduces Local Relief Program

    Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order to Proactively Establish a Curfew on Liquor Establishments to Control Crowds at Bars and Nightclubs

    Fulop Administration Takes Proactive Steps to Minimize the Spread of Covid-19; All City-sponsored events canceled through March 20th

    Hudson County Officials Join Forces to Call Upon Alaris Health to Stop Putting Hudson County Hospitals in Jeopardy

    Jersey City and Via Launch First On-demand Public Bus Service in New Jersey

    Mayor Fulop and Councilman Yun Unveil Comprehensive School Funding Action Plan Identifying $250 million to Fix Historic School Budget Gap without Compromising Classrooms

    Administration Outlines Shared Responsibilities to Retain Teachers, Ensure Quality Education for Students, and Long-term Funding Solutions with Minimal Taxpayer Impact

    Gloria Robinson Court Homes Wait List Opens: February 18th & 19th

    Ingerman Property Managers will be opening the waiting list for 1 and 2 bedrooms at Gloria Robinson Court Homes on February 18th and 19th.

    Entertainment License Renewal Notice

    Please take notice that all Restaurant and Nightclub Entertainment Licenses will renew on March 1, 2020.

    Mayor Fulop to Swear in 15 new Firefighters; New Class is Tenth Hired as Administration Makes Public Safety Investments Priority

    Mayor Fulop Announces Opening of Application Process for Competitive 2020 Jersey City Summer Internships

    TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE: POP-UP PARK FAIRMOUNT TRIANGLE

    This project will utilize the existing park-like area at the intersection of Fairmount, Jewett and Summit Avenues, and install elements such as seating, planters, art, and games to activate the park.

    Jersey City Announces Latest Expansion of Veteran Services; 1st Open House this Saturday Educates Veterans on Resources Available

    Jersey City Expands CCTV Camera System

    PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

    PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING NOTICE

    Bayfront Community Advisory Committee Unanimously Approves Proposal for Bayfront site to Increase Affordable Housing and Pursue Redevelopment for a Stronger Economic Future for Jersey City Residents

    PUBLIC NOTICE NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres Local Government Stewardship Grant Program

    PUBLIC NOTICE NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres Land Acquisition and Park Development Program

    Mayor Fulop + CitiBike Expand Low-Cost Membership to JC SNAP Recipients

    Jersey City Declares Small Business Saturday As Part of Shop Jersey City, Buy Local Campaign

    Jersey City Approves Purchase of 45 New Police Department Vehicles

    Jersey City Awarded $3.5 Million for Morris Canal Greenway Upgrades

    Mayors Fulop & Bhalla sign Matching Executive Orders to Support Veteran, LGBT and Disability-owned Businesses

    Jersey City Housing Authority Recognized as 1st Public Housing Authority to Achieve Better Buildings Challenge Goal by the U.S. DOE and HUD

    The Better Buildings Challenge Encourages Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings Among Public Housing Buildings

    Jersey City Housing Authority to Open Public Housing Waitlist

    Qualifying Individuals Will Have the Opportunity to Apply Online for Public Housing From August 6 through August 12

    Jersey City Becomes First in State to Announce New Marijuana Decriminalization Policy

    Mayor Fulop and Chief Prosecutor Jake Hudnut Announce Changes to Prosecution; Jersey City Joins Growing List of Progressive Cities Across Nation Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession

    Mayor Fulop Extends Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Mayor Fulop Extends Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Mayor Fulop Announces $44 Million Dollars for Additional City Hall Annex Buildings & Rebrand of The HUB to ‘Jackson Square’

    When Completed, The New Annex Complex Will Represents a $69 Million Dollar Investment into Bergen-Lafayette

    Jersey City Joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & EnergyJersey City Joins Global Pledge to Reduce Emissions

    Mayor Steven M. Fulop Joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy; City Will Conduct Emissions Audit and Develop Plan to Reduce

    Mayor Steven M. Fulop Signs Executive Order Adopting the “Vision Zero” Initiative

    The “Vision Zero” Initiative Aims to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Severe Injuries on Jersey City Roadways by the Year 2026

    30-year JCFD Veteran and Lifelong Jersey City Resident Steven McGill Appointed as Chief of the Fire Department

    Chief McGill has served on the JCFD as Provisional Chief, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief, Assistant Fire Director and was the Fire Department Liaison to the Office of Emergency Management

    Mike Kelly Named Chief of the Jersey City Police Department after Extensive and Exhaustive Process

    As a 30-year JCPD Veteran, Chief Kelly Capitalizes on his Experience to Enhance the Administration’s ongoing Public Safety Initiatives, Recruitment and Diversity efforts, and Department Expansion to its Largest size in Two Decades; Increasing Police Presence & Community Relations

    20-Unit Veterans Housing Project Takes Next Step

    The Veterans Priority Project to Move Forward to City Council on January 24; Total of 54 Veterans Housing Units Built or Approved by Fulop Administration

    Jersey City Acquires Building for Museum and Community Center

    The Jersey City Council has Passed a Resolution in Support of Acquiring the Pathside Building in Journal Square; The Building Will be Home to the New Jersey City Museum and Community Center

    $25,000 Grant being Awarded to City's Small Businesses

    Jersey City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with The 504 Company is conducting its second round of the Jersey City Business Acceleration Program, a privately-funded grant competition for Jersey City small businesses that demonstrate distinct potential for growth.

    Jersey City Police Department Reaches Record Numbers as 25 New Police Officer Graduate

    Fulop Administration has Grown Police Department to its Largest Size in More than Two Decades.