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South Brunswick Twp Police Department
Saturday March 14th, 2020 :: 07:03 p.m. EDT


Health Update Saturday 7pm. 2 Test Positive for COVID-19, Coronavirus. One connected to SBHS

On Saturday afternoon, the Middlesex County Department of Health notified South Brunswick Office of Emergency Management that two Township residents tested positive for the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The two residents had worked at a private party in Princeton on February 29th where they became exposed to the virus. One resident attends South Brunswick High School. Both residents are recovering at home where they remain under home-quarantine. At this time, the Middlesex County Health Department is leading the investigation in the case and is the agency responsible for additional notifications. As per the Middlesex County Health Department, names, addresses and personal identifying information of patients cannot be released or shared with the community.

There are currently at least 69 cases in New Jersey. Nearly all of the communities surrounding our Township are reporting positive cases or people being monitored. While the exact numbers of positive test results will change, residents should monitor themselves for any symptoms related to the virus. They include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
Symptoms to watch for

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
Contact your primary care physician if you need medical care

Stay home if you are sick

Steps to follow to limit the spread of the virus -
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds each time.  Soap and water are preferred to hand sanitizer, and are usually more readily available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Do not reuse tissues after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Stay home when you are sick. 
  • Businesses are being advised to be supportive of staff in instances of illness.
Call 1-800-222-1222 for general information about the virus. The call center is not able to diagnose individuals or give specific medical recommendations. Callers who need medical advice should contact their healthcare provider. 

For more information on Coronavirus COVID-19:
  • CDC – General Information on Coronavirus:
  • CDC: Frequently Asked Questions:
  • NJ Department of Health, COVID-19:

South Brunswick Twp Police Department
540 Ridge Rd
South Brunswick Township, NJ 08852

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