March 14, 2020

COVID-19 hotlines established for general information and seniors

The City of Hoboken, Office of Emergency Management, and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) have opened up a COVID-19 hotline for Hoboken residents. CERT members will be available to answer general questions pertaining to Hoboken’s COVID-19 response and serve as a resource with additional information for residents. Please note that this hotline should not be utilized for professional medical advice. The COVID-19 hotline is 201-420-5620 and open from 9 am until 1 pm, Monday through Friday.

Additionally, a hotline for Hoboken seniors requesting assistance, or anyone in contact with a Hoboken senior in need, has also been set up at 201-420-5625, and is open from 9 am until 8 pm. The senior hotline will be in operation beginning March 14 through at least March 20.

Volunteers may be needed during the week to assist with various tasks related to the COVID-19 response. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the COVID-19 hotline at 201-420-5620 between the hours of 9 am and8 pm, beginning March 14.

The Hoboken Health Department will continue to operate, but should only be contacted by medical professionals. Those that believe they were exposed to COVID-19 and want to be tested should contact their primary care physician first. They may then also call the Hoboken Health Department at 201-420-2000 ext. 5211.