Robbinsville Township 3/12/2020 Update On COVID-19 Coronavirus

March 12, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Out of a continued abundance of caution associated with the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Robbinsville Township, in conjunction with the Robbinsville Irish Heritage Association (RIHA), has cancelled the March 21, 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Robbinsville and Hightstown Municipal Court also has been cancelled for next week.

This afternoon, Gov. Phil Murphy recommended the cancellation of all public gatherings of 250+ people, including parades, concerts and sporting events, saying “social distancing works.”

“We are in constant contact with health officials regarding the spread of the virus and the many merits of social distancing during these extraordinary times,” Mayor Dave Fried said today. “My primary responsibility is to keep our community safe. We are doing everything in our power to do just that by limiting large assemblies and encouraging personal responsibility with proper hygiene and health-oriented habits.”

Additionally … 

* All Robbinsville Schools will be closed on Friday, March 13 and all after-school activities cancelled.

* All Senior Center activities suspended beginning Friday, March 13 until further notice.

* The March 24 Town Hall Meeting at the Senior Center to discuss recreation opportunities at Miry Run also has been cancelled.

* The March 28 Mercer County Hazardous and Electronic Waste event at the Dempster Fire Training School.