COVID-19 Information

covid19 2021

Have questions about COVID-19?

Speak to a healthcare professional at:
 ‪☎️1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253.

For general information, testing & basic needs:
‪☎️Call 2-1-1
‪📱Text NJCOVID to 898-211
‪📱Text your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance.

☎️Call 855-568-0545 for assistance in registering for the vaccine and other COVID related concerns.


-Where to get Vaccinated

-Where to get Tested
-Sign up for Email Updates from the State of NJ

 - Cases By County in NJ

 - Vaccine  and Bergen County Information including Positive Cases By Town

-Why You Cannot Test Out of Quarantine

Support our hometown businesses!
Click here for a list of River Vale Restaurants & Delis currently offering meal take out or delivery!

April 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Resources for Bergen County Businesses - Click here.

March 19, 2020 - For qualifying Senior Citizens in need of assistance, the Bergen County Division of Senior Services is offering weekly delivery of frozen meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please call 201-336-7400 for more information.

Click here for an informative video from the BCOEM. 

-Moderna & Pfizer COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Clinic at River Vale Town Hall on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Must pre-register by calling 201-250-9433.
-The statewide mask mandate for schools & child care settings was lifted effective March 7, 2022.
-All residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 FREE at-home COVID-19 tests from - January 18, 2022

-New Jersey Department of Health Adopting CDC Guidance on COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Period for Healthcare Providers and Public - December 30, 2021
-Free, at-home COVID-19 saliva PCR tests are available to every New Jerseyan who thinks they need a test. Order your test by visiting - December 20, 2021
- COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Clinic open to River Vale residents in Waldwick on Wed. 12/8.
- PSE&G Offers Customers Resources and Options to get Caught up on Bills. - October 18, 2021
- Bergen County Emergency Rental Relief Program information - August 19, 2021
-Mental Health & Addiction Help through COVID CONNECT - August 5, 2021
-River Vale COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic - May 5, 2021
-Moderna vaccines available on a walk-in basis at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center - April 26, 2021
-Vaccine update for River Vale residents age 75+ - March 17, 2021.
-Vaccine appointment info for Seniors 65+ from the NJ Dept. of Health - March 11, 2021
-Bergen County has partnered with EZRide to provide rides for Seniors 60+ for vaccination appointments.
- March 2021 Testing at Bergen Community College
-Service for senior citizens who are having trouble securing a vaccine appointment.
-Update Regarding Local Vaccinations - Feb. 9, 2021
-February 2021 Testing at Bergen Community College-Updated NJ Vaccine Locations - Jan. 26, 2021
-Updated NJ Vaccine Locations - Jan. 18, 2021
-Where to request VACCINE APPOINTMENT- Jan. 14, 2021
- NJ Phase 1B Announcement - Jan. 14, 2021
-Vaccine Info - Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission Jan. 4, 2021
-January 2021 Testing at Bergen Community College
-Vaccine Administering Locations for Healthcare Workers Dec. 29, 2020.
-Vaccine information from the NJ Dept. of Health
-Vaccine update from Mayor Jasionowski - Dec. 24, 2020
-Holiday Guidelines from the NJ Dept. of Health. - Dec. 7, 2020
-December Testing at Bergen Community College
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - November 25, 2020
-Community Mobile Testing - Paramus - Nov. 17, Nov. 19 and Nov. 24
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - November 16, 2020
- River Vale COVID-19 Update - November 11, 2020
- River Vale COVID-19 Update - November 3, 2020
- Community Mobile Testing Unit at River Vale Town Hall Rescheduled to Wednesday, November 4.
-A Message from our Health Officer - October 23, 2020
-Community Mobile Testing Unit Back in River Vale - October 30 POSTPONED TO NOV. 4
-Halloween 2020 Guidelines from the NJ Dept of Health - October 6, 2020
-As per Governor Murphy, indoor dining is permitted at NJ restaurants starting Friday, 9/4 at 25% capacity and with social distancing between tables.
-Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Active Registered Voter a VBM Ballot Ahead of the General Election - August 14, 2020
-Community Mobile Testing Unit in River Vale - July 17
-Dining Guidelines - June 26, 2020
-Travel Advisory FAQs - June 25, 2020
-Testing Center Update - May 29, 2020 
-Testing Center Update - May 26, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - May 12, 2020
-Testing Center Information - May 11, 2020
-A Letter to the NJ Dept. of Education - May 9, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - May 1, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 30, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 21, 2020
-A Message from Mayor Jasionowski & Chief Scheidle - April 15, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 13, 2020
-Updated Restrictions from Governor Murphy - April 8, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 6, 2020
-A Message from the NJ Dept. of Health about April’s religious holidays April 3, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 2, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 1, 2020 
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 29, 2020
-County Parks Closed to the Public Effective March 28, 2020
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 27, 2020 
-March 27, 2020 - Social Distancing Guidelines for Essential Businesses from the NJ Dept. of Health
-An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 22, 2020 
-March 21, 2020 - Governor Murphy has ordered a statewide stay-at-home order, along with the closure of all non-essential businesses.   Updated Restrictions from Mayor Jasionowski.  Information from Chief Scheidle and the River Vale Police Department.
-A Note of Support from the Pascack Valley Mayors Association -March 19, 2020
-Updated Restrictions from Governor Murphy March 19, 2020
-Executive Order 2020-1B RESCINDED on 3/19/2020.  Will not go into effect. Press conference scheduled for 5:30pm 3/19.  County of Bergen Executive Order No. 2020-1B March 16, 2020 postponed to go into effect March 21, 2020 at 8:00 am 
-Updated Restrictions from Governor Phil Murphy March 16, 2020 
-Updated Restrictions from Mayor Glen Jasionowski March 16, 2020
-Update from the Township of River Vale - March 13, 2020
-Frequently Asked Questions with Answers from the NWBRHC and NJ Dept. of Health - March 17, 2020.
-Information from the Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission March 11, 2020 

  1. Cancelled Events/Meetings
  2. Municipal Facilities & Services
  3. Police Department 

Summer 2021 - Township sponsored events will be managed on a case by case basis.

11/3/2020 - Due to on-going safety concerns, along with the recent increase in cases, Township-sponsored indoor winter sports, recreation programs and events are suspended until further notice.  This includes River Vale Basketball, Rabies Clinic, Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, Christmas Tree Lighting and Mayor’s Wellness Programs.  We hope to be able to re-visit this decision for the new year.  

10/5/2020 - We regret to announce that the Township will be not holding our traditional October community events this year due to COVID-19.  This includes the River Vale Fire Prevention Open House (and school visits), River Vale Day and the Halloween Ragamuffin Parade & Celebration.  

5/21/20 - The 2020 River Vale Summer Camp Programs are cancelled.  This includes Camp Have Some Fun, Kindergarten Kamp, Safety Town and Mozart to Monet.

5/19/20 - The River Vale Memorial Day Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 23 and the Town Wide Garage Sale scheduled for Saturday, June 6 are both cancelled.

4/1/20 - The River Vale Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast scheduled for Saturday, April 11 is cancelled.

3/30/20 - The Free Paper Shredding event scheduled at Mark Lane on Saturday, April 4 is postponed.  A new date will be announced when available.

3/17/20 - The River Vale Joint Planning Board Meeting scheduled for 3/25 has been cancelled.  The next meeting will be Wed. 4/29 at 7:30 pm.

3/16/20 - The Motor Vehicle on Wheels scheduled for March 25 and the County Passport Services scheduled for March 24-26 will be rescheduled at a later date.
-The CERT training set to begin March 24 is postponed.

3/13/20 - In the interest of public safety, all Township-sponsored events, programs and classes are cancelled until further notice.  This includes all indoor and outdoor sports programs and clinics.