Salem County, New Jersey
Located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in Salem County!
County Offices: 110 Fifth Street, Salem NJ 08079
Main Phone: 856.935.7510
2021 Board Of County Commissioners
Regular Meeting Dates
All meetings will begin at 6:00 pm except where noted
- January 6 (Re-org meeting)
- January 20
- February 3
- February 17
- March 3
- March 17
- March 31
- April 7 CANCELLED
- April 21
- May 5
- May 19
- June 2 (4:00 pm)
- June 16 (4:00 pm)
- July 14 (4:00 pm)
- August 18 (4:00 pm)
- September 15 (4:00 pm)
- October 6
- October 20 (Pittsgrove)
- November 3
- November 17
- December 1
- December 15
- December 29 closeout (11:00 am)
Annual State of the County Address
Thank you to the Salem County Chamber of Commerce for organizing the Annual State of the County Address.
Covid-19 News & Information
Salem County Department of Health has implemented an Online COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduler. Currently this is only open to individuals who qualify under Phase 1a and 1b defined by the Governor. This includes healthcare workers, first responders, adults over the age of 65+, and any adult with underlying health conditions.
AT THIS TIME WE ARE VACCINATING ONLY SALEM COUNTY RESIDENTS
The Salem County Department of Health is scheduled to receive 400 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, February 22.
We will NOT be posting a link on our Facebook Page or website to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments online for next week. Instead, all appointments for the week will be scheduled through our Office on Aging and Disabilities for senior residents of Salem County who are 65 years of age or older.
Please find the required COVID-19 vaccination forms at: https://health.salemcountynj.gov/c19/
Salem County COVID-19 Cases
February 24 2021
Positives – 4,167
Negatives – 15,183
Deaths – 152
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The NJ Business Action Center has just produced a handy check list for all individuals thinking about starting a business.
Get prepared for your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan application! Download the checklist to gather the documentation that you need to complete your application.
See post for the list of holiday closures.
New Jersey Department of Health Denies Salem County’s Request for Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
As soon as the New Jersey Department of Health notifies our department of the exact amount of vaccine we are scheduled to receive, we will provide the phone number and hours of operation for a call center where residents can call to schedule an appointment for an upcoming vaccination clinic.
The Salem County Improvement Authority will be hosting both Document Shredding Events Household Hazardous Waste Events.
The COVID Critical Needs Program (CCN) is a single year grant program that provides support for COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) and safeguarding needs that meets the Council’s eligibility requirements.
The Paycheck Protection Program will re-open the week of January 11, 2021 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Please see full post for more details.
Salem County Department of Health and Human Services received its first shipment of Modera COVID-19 vaccine for dispensing as part of Phase 1A of New Jersey’s statewide COVID-19 vaccination program.
The January 2021 edition of the Senior Scoop Newsletter is now available on the Office of Aging & Disabilities page on the Health Department website.
FREE for Salem County Residents 60+ & People With Disabilities Donations Accepted.
The 2021 Free Rabies Vaccination clinic schedule is now available.
Vaccine safety is the top priority for public health. The FDA has granted Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines Emergency Use Authorization and Moderna’s vaccine is scheduled to undergo the same review process on Friday, December 18th.
Please take a moment to complete the survey in the link below to let us know your thoughts on receiving this vaccine.
CHILDREN ONLY (18 and under). Children must be asymptomatic and masks are required for testing.
USDA Rural Development Seeking Applications For the Water and Environmental Programs – Fiscal Year 2021
Complete eligible applications received by March 1, 2021 will be the first considered for the FY2021 NJ allocation.