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                     Say Hello to your                                                COMMUNITY UPDATE

         NEW favorite Morning Show!                                            Continued from cover                computer, contact Cumberland County
                                                                                                                      To schedule a pick up or reserve a
                                                                               to respond to the continuing threat that   Library at 856-453-2210, option 3. The
                                                                               COVID-19 poses to our daily lives.”  library is at 800 East Commerce Street
                                                                                 The Public Health Emergency will   in Bridgeton. For updates on re-opening
                                                                               allow the state to continue vaccine   you may check the website at
                                                                               distribution, vaccination or testing
                                                                               requirements in certain settings, the
                                                                               collection of COVID-19 data, implemen-  DCA Disburses More
                                                                               tation of any applicable recommenda-  Than $500,000 in
                                                                               tions of the Centers for Disease Control   Federal Emergency
                                                                               and Prevention to prevent or limit the
                                                                               transmission of COVID-19, staffing and   Rental Assistance
                                                  Get your day started         resource allocation, and other criti-  The New Jersey Department of
                                                  in the right direction       cal components of the State’s COVID-  Community Affairs (DCA) announced
                                                     with POP FM 99.9          19 response. The new Public Health   last week that it has disbursed more than
                                                                               Emergency will allow for existing orders
                                                                                                                   $518 million in federal Emergency Rental
                                                       and the all NEW         requiring masking in school and daycare   Assistance (ERA) funds to New Jersey
                                                    Ashley & Brad in the       settings to remain in effect.       residents affected by the COVID-19
                                                                                 Murphy’s public health emergency
                                                                                                                   pandemic. The rental relief has been dis-
                                                   Morning show. With          declaration also empowers all State   tributed to 58,469 households by DCA’s
                                                  your upbeat fun and          agencies to take all appropriate steps to   Division of Housing and Community
                                                                               continue to address the public health
                                                                                                                   Resources during the second phase of
                                                    laughs, they’ll keep       hazard resulting from new variants of   the State’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental
                                                       you in the know         COVID-19.                           Assistance Program (CVERAP).
                                                                                 Under the Emergency Health Powers
                                                                                                                      Also, DCA announced that the State
                                                         while laughing        Act, the Public Health Emergency will   of New Jersey has received an additional
                                                         along the way.        expire after 30 days, unless renewed.   $42.7 million in federal rental assistance
                                                                               State COVID-19 metrics will be re-eval-
                                                                                                                   funds that were reallocated by the U.S.
                                                                               uated at the time of expiration to deter-  Department of Treasury based on DCA’s
                                                          Tune in              mine if an extension will be needed.   high performance in distributing the aid

                                                                                                                   to households in need. DCA is the state
                    Perspectives                    WEEKDAYS                   County Library Returns              agency in charge of administering the
                                                                                                                   federal rental assistance on behalf of the
                    with                               6am–10am                to Curbside Pickup For              State. In fact, the State of New Jersey
                          John Salvatore                                       Now                                 was one of only three states to receive
                                                                                 Due to the rapidly changing nature of
                              Perspectives                                     the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent   reallocated funds from other states in the
                                                                                                                   nation that didn’t use them. The other
                              with   John Salvatore                            surge in cases the Cumberland County   states were California and New York,
                                                                                                                   and the State of New Jersey received the
                                                                               library commission has decided to make
              Perspectives                with   John Salvatore                changes in library systems.The library   second highest reallocation among these
               with                                                            is temporarily returning to contactless   Of the households that received
                      John Salvatore           Tune in throughout the day      curbside pickup of library materials.
                                               for Positive Perspectives with    The library will also offer computer   rental assistance in the second phase
                                                                                                                   of CVERAP, the overwhelming major-
                                               John Salvatore. John talks to   use by appointment only. As in the past,   ity—88 percent—are considered either
                                               local officials, business own-  computer use will be limited to one hour   extremely low-income (less than 30
                                               ers and non-profits to let you   a day by sign up only.             percent of area median income) or very
                                               know what’s going on in your      The changes took place earlier this   low-income (less than 50 percent of area
                                               local community.                month, and the library will have to stay   median income).
                                                                               in partially closed status until further
                                                                               notice. The library commission and the   “We are also urging people who are in
                                                                               county board of commissioners regret   danger of being evicted from their home
                                                                               these actions are needed. However, all   to protect themselves by filling out the
                                                                               involved in the decision think the health   eviction protection self-certification form
                                                                               and safety of county residents is para-  offered by the State,” added Lt. Governor
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