First COVID-19 Case Reported in Montclair

3/12/20

 

A 66-year-old female from Montclair tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 12. This individual is currently being treated at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospital.

The Health Department is following the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) protocols and guidelines and is in the process of working on contact tracing.

The Montclair Health Department understands the public’s concerns about COVID-19 and is working closely with the NJDOH and the CDC to monitor and respond to the situation.

The Health Department reminds the public to practice proper hygiene:

Symptoms to monitor include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you experience any symptoms, please contact your medical care provider. This information may change with further notices from the NJDOH.