The Middletown Township Public Library Staff has created this page as a guide for Middletown and New Jersey residents about services that have been created during COVID-19. This page will include social services such as food assistance, counseling services, health information, online exercise tutorials, testing centers, unemployment and much more. Check this page regularly as we will be constantly updating it as new information becomes available. Stay safe during this time, and we look forward to when we can safely see you again.

For information about MTPL Resources during COVID-19, click here. 

For information about MTPL Re-opening Guidelines, click here.


24-Hour Coronavirus Public Hotline 1-800-222-1222

Trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions about the coronavirus. The call is free.


 


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FROM MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY

Your health is our concern. Just like all of you, we are monitoring the status and potential risk of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and we would like to share with you what we’re doing to protect your health and safety.

The director is in communication with the township and state officials and will follow guidelines as they become available.

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IMPORTANT:

If you are feeling unwell, we are encouraging staff and patrons to stay at home and rest.
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How is Middletown Township Public Library taking precautions?

  1. The entire library is cleaned thoroughly every day, and our cleaners will also take extra care while wiping down door handles, touchscreens, table and countertops, keyboards, and other public surfaces.
  2. Hand-sanitizing stations are accessible throughout the building.
  3. We are adjusting seating to encourage social distancing.
  4. Flyers are being displayed throughout the building from the Center of Disease Control on techniques to help prevent the spread of germs.
  5. Staff is staying informed and cooperating with all federal, state, and town directives regarding public safety.

How can I access library resources from home?

As always, our reference staff can answer research questions or help you access resources from home. Please call the reference desk at 732-671-3700, x320.

Click here for the Official Website of the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Information Hub. All updates about COV-19 in the state of New Jersey will be updated here regularly. 


Local Social Services Resources


Testing Centers

eMedical Urgent Care in MiddletownNJ will now be conducting Covid-19 testing by appointment only.

Please call the office at 732-957-0707 to arrange a telehealth visit with one of our physicians
who will discuss your symptoms and concerns. Based on the CDC criteria, we will schedule an appointment for DRIVE THROUGH COVID-19 testing from your car. 

Please feel free to call the office with any questions: 732-957-0707
Stay safe and “Feel Better Knowing We’re Here!”

Edison DMV Inspection Center Turned into Coronavirus Testing Center

  • Located at 33 Kilmer Road in Edison, N.J. Please click on the article above for more information on how to get drive. through testing.
  • “The site will be open three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.”

Unemployment Assistance Related to COVID-19.

  • NJ Division of Pension & Benefits- The New Jersey Division of Pensions & Benefits (NJDPB) has created a COVID-specific resources page that compiles all of the various resources available to members during this time.  Not only is there coverage information for SHBP/SEHBP, but additional behavioral health resources (e.g., Joyable –digital mental health solution available to members at no cost with one-on-one coaching and a personalized eight week BH program), wellness resources (e.g., Wellbeats – complimentary membership to at-home fitness video and content), and other important information from our carriers (Horizon and Aetna) and Pharmacy Benefit Manager (Optum).  NJDPB will be onboarding additional behavioral health, wellness, and telemedicine capabilities for members and will be updating the website on a daily basis.  Please use these resources!
  • Division of Unemployment Insurance
  • Finally, please make sure to follow on Facebook at New Jersey Health Benefit Programs/NJWELL Here you can find more valuable resources, stay up to date on new wellness programming and other pertinent information as we weather this crisis together.   Thank you in advance and we hope you are all staying safe and well.
  • Unemployment and the Coronavirus– Federal & State Resources during COVID-19.

Helpful Links Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19):