COVID-19 CASES REPORTED IN HAMILTON TOWNSHIP AS OF 4/7/2021:

6,380 TOTAL POSITIVE CASES

217 DEATHS 

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REGISTER FOR THE COVID-19 VACCINE HERE

VISIT covid19.nj.gov/vaccine FOR GENERAL VACCINE INFORMATION

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4/1/2021 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates - April 2021

As a reminder, Township Offices are open to the public by appointment only.

Masks are required upon entry, and visitors must also complete a COVID-19 questionnaire.

Appointments are scheduled by each Department separately.

Helpful Contacts & Other Information

Questions or Concerns Regarding COVID-19?

Call 2-1-1

Text "NJCOVID" to 898-211

Text your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance

Visit covid19.nj.gov

Coping with Stress

If you're feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19, please call New Jersey's Mental Health Hotline at 877-294-HELP (4357) or visit njmentalhealthcares.org for emotional support, guidance, and mental health referrals as needed. 

You also may call the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517).

Looking for Employment During COVID-19?

The State of New Jersey has developed a centralized resource to match talent with opportunities in industries on the front lines of serving New Jerseyans during the outbreak. Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your community at jobs.covid19.nj.gov/

The State has also created a special intake tool for employers seeking to have openings posted on the portal. Employers can access the intake tool directly via jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake

Dealing with Food Insecurity?

You can find a list of Mercer County Food Pantries and Meal Services here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The State has expanded the categories of those eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. To view this list in full,click here. Beginning Monday, April 19th, all New Jerseyans ages 16+ will be eligible for vaccination.

At this time, the best place to register for the vaccine is through the NJVSS system HERE
For a list of open vaccination sites visit: covid19.nj.gov/vaccine
Seniors aged 65 and older can call the senior specific NJ COVID Call Center hotline (856) 249- 7007 between 8am to 8pm daily to receive assistance with registering, scheduling, and rescheduling appointments as needed.
Residents may also call (855) 568-0545 for phone support between 8 am to 8 pm daily.  In addition, residents can call our HAMStat call center at (609) 586-0311 with questions.

Daily Updates

4/9/2021

Hamilton Township Business of the Week - University Shoe & Luggage Service

Small businesses remain the backbone of Hamilton, and so each week at random we select a business from our Hamilton Township Business Registry to feature as our Business of the Week. When your company is selected as ‘Business of the Week’ you are introduced to the community – providing your business with great exposure to our residents, other companies, and visitors who might not have known about your business previously.

To ensure your business has the chance to be spotlighted as a Hamilton Business of the Week in an upcoming post, and to learn more about our Free Business Registry and all of its offerings visit our Economic Development Division's website here.

This week’s Business of the Week and recent Hamilton Township COVID-19 CARES Grant Recipient is University Shoe and Luggage Service.

Kyu Kim and his wife, Kijo have been serving the Hamilton Community since 1989. Kyu is a talented shoemaker and takes great pride in his craft. A unique skill, Kyu has been perfecting his talents for over 30 years. Located in University Plaza on Flock Road, they specialize in shoe, luggage, and bag repair as well as leather goods repair. Their store also sells new and second-hand clothing, handbags, and luggage. The Kim’s enjoy seeing their customers and are grateful for their loyal patrons. Stop in or give them a call at (609) 587-3999.

University Shoe and Luggage Service

96 Flock Rd.

Hamilton, NJ 08619

(609) 587-3999

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

As of April 9th, Mercer County has 29,752 total positive cases of COVID-19.

As we continue through the pandemic remember to keep one another healthy by following the below safety measures:

  • Keep Your Distance -- stay at least six feet away from others -- and Wear a Face Covering.

  • Wash Your Hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after being in a public place, as well as after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • If soap and water are not accessible, Use a Hand Sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

  • Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose and Mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid Close Contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay Home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.

  • Cover Your Mouth and Nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.

    For more information on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 visit covid19.nj.gov or cdc.gov/coronavirus

WATCH: Hamilton Township's 2nd Annual Easter Egg Roll

Hamilton Township would like to thank all those who participated in and submitted photos for the 2nd Annual Virtual Easter Egg Roll. We hope this video puts a smile on your face just as it did ours! 

Township Meeting Updates - Week of April 12th-16th

Monday, April 12th

The Cultural Affairs and Performing Arts Advisory Commission will be meeting via Zoom beginning at 6:30pm. Click here for instructions on how to join this meeting.

Tuesday, April 13th

The Zoning Board of Adjustment will be meeting via Zoom beginning at 6pm. For instructions on how to join this meeting and review information on applications received visit https://www.hamiltonnj.com/ZoningBoard

Wednesday, April 14th

The Patriotic Committee meeting originally scheduled for 2pm has been cancelled.

The Board of Public Officers will be meeting via conference call beginning at 2:30pm. Click here for dial in information.

The Economic Development Advisory Commission will be meeting via Zoom beginning at 6pm. Click here for instructions on how to join this meeting.

The Environmental Commission & Green Team will be meeting via Zoom beginning at 6:30pm. Click here for instructions on how to join this meeting.

4/8/2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

As of April 8th, Mercer County has 29,650 total positive cases of COVID-19.

 

As we continue through the pandemic remember to keep one another healthy by following the below safety measures:

 

  • Keep Your Distance -- stay at least six feet away from others -- and Wear a Face Covering.

  • Wash Your Hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after being in a public place, as well as after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • If soap and water are not accessible, Use a Hand Sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

  • Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose and Mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid Close Contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay Home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.

  • Cover Your Mouth and Nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.

     

    For more information on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 visit covid19.nj.gov or cdc.gov/coronavirus

Princeton Tennis Program Offering Lessons at Veterans Park

Help Eliminate the Spotted Lanternfly Before They Hatch!

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture and Secretary Fisher are encouraging NJ residents to help eliminate Spotted Lanternfly egg masses before they hatch near the end of April or in early May.

 

Secretary Douglas Fisher and the NJDA Plant Industry Division Director Joseph Zoltowski have provided information and instructions on how to seek and destroy the egg masses in a video available at https://bit.ly/3dn8HQu or visit https://bit.ly/3rAuVnp to learn more information.

4/7/2021

Hamilton Township Celebrates National Public Health Week

The first full week of April each year is National Public Health Week. With all the trials and tribulations that our world has faced over the course of this past year it is all the more important this year that we celebrate our public health teams and thank them for consistently answering the call. This week we pause to recognize the contributions of public health employees and highlight the work they have done for the betterment of the community and nation.

 

Additionally, as Mayor and together with our Hamilton Township Council, we proclaim the week of April 5 through April 11, 2021, as National Public Health Week in Hamilton Township, and call upon all Hamiltonians to observe this week by helping our families, friends, neighbors, coworkers and leaders to better understand the value of public health and supporting great opportunities to adopt preventive lifestyle habits in light of this year’s theme, “Building Bridges to Better Health.”

 

Please join us today and every day in thanking all public health workers including our team in the Division of Health here in Hamilton Township, as they make us #HamiltonProud

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

As of April 7th, Mercer County has 29,534 total positive cases of COVID-19.

 

As we continue through the pandemic remember to keep one another healthy by following the below safety measures:

 

  • Keep Your Distance -- stay at least six feet away from others -- and Wear a Face Covering.

  • Wash Your Hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after being in a public place, as well as after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • If soap and water are not accessible, Use a Hand Sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

  • Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose and Mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid Close Contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay Home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.

  • Cover Your Mouth and Nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.

     

    For more information on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 visit covid19.nj.gov or

    cdc.gov/coronavirus

Hamilton Township Library Offering Weather Craft for Curbside Pickup

The Hamilton Township Public Library will be offering their next curbside craft pick-up on Tuesday, April 13th. April Showers Bring May Flowers so this craft is all about the weather! The kit will include material to make a paper bag kite, and an umbrella with raindrops.

 

You must register to pick-up a craft, as supplies are limited. Registration begins Tuesday April 6th. Send your name, phone number, number of crafts you'd like and preferred pick-up time (10-11 am or 3-4 pm) to childrensreference@hamiltonnjpl.org

4/6/2021

Hamilton Township Animal Shelter to Host FREE Rabies Clinic Saturday 4/10

The Hamilton Township Animal Shelter & Adoption Center has added an additional FREE Rabies Clinic!

Saturday, April 10, 2021

9AM - 12PM

McManimon Building – 320 Scully Ave

Call 609-890-3555 to reserve your pet's appointment

Open to Hamilton Township Residents Only

Please note:

1) All (human) attendees must WEAR A MASK

2) 1 human per animal

3) Cats & dogs must be at least 3 months old to be vaccinated

4) Dogs must be on a leash (no longer than 6’)

5) Cats must be in a carrier

6) You MUST bring proof of any prior rabies shot to receive a 3-year certificate; without proof a 1-year certificate will be issued

7) NJ State Department of Health’s Policy states no dog license can be issued if their rabies immunization expires before 11/1/2021

 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

As of April 6th, Mercer County has 29,428 total positive cases of COVID-19.

As we continue through the pandemic remember to keep one another healthy by following the below safety measures:

  • Keep Your Distance -- stay at least six feet away from others -- and Wear a Face Covering.

  • Wash Your Hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after being in a public place, as well as after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • If soap and water are not accessible, Use a Hand Sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

  • Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose and Mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid Close Contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay Home if you are sick, except to get medical care. Learn what to do if you are sick.

  • Cover Your Mouth and Nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.

    For more information on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 visit covid19.nj.gov or cdc.gov/coronavirus

Hamilton Township Armed Forces Day Ceremony Cancelled for 2021

Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, the Hamilton Township Patriotic Committee has cancelled the Armed Forces Day Ceremony for 2021. We hope to join together in 2022 to honor our military heroes for their patriotic services.

4/5/2021

Land & Stream Clean Up This Saturday 4/10