Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility (CDC Recommendations)

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility (CDC Recommendations)

Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers How to clean and disinfect Clean Wear disposable gloves to clean and disinfect. Clean surfaces using soap and water, then use disinfectant. Cleaning with soap and water reduces number of germs, dirt and impurities on the surface. Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. More frequent cleaning and disinfection may be required based on level of use. Surfaces and objects in public places, such as shopping carts and point of sale keypads should be cleaned and disinfected before each use. High touch surfaces include: Tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc. Disinfect Recommend use of EPA-registered household disinfectant Follow the instructions on the label to ensure safe and effective use of the product. Many products recommend: Keeping surface wet... Read More

Ocean City Businesses Open!

Ocean City Businesses Open!

On a regular basis we are updating our list of businesses that are open during the coronavirus outbreak. We are sharing this information through: Social media posts OceanCityVacation.com Blast e-mails Blog posts Let us help promote your business! Click here for a list of businesses open in OCNJ!... Read More

Office of Emergency Management Special Statement

Office of Emergency Management Special Statement

City of Ocean City, NJ - Office of Emergency Management Special Statement: 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020   All of New Jersey remains under a State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency due to the spread of COVID-19. Please remember that Ocean City’s beaches and boardwalk are closed to all users. Social distancing is required to be practiced except with immediate family members, caretakers, household members or romantic partners. It is also recommended that people wear a cloth face covering while in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Gatherings of any kind are prohibited. Please do not place an unnecessary burden on our first responders by failing to comply with these very clear and simple guidelines.​ ... Read More

Mayor’s Letter May 1, 2020

Mayor’s Letter May 1, 2020

Date: May 1, 2020 Dear Friends, We all took shelter as COVID-19 approached. Now the forecast calls for a beautiful weekend, and we’re anxious to get back out, back to work and back to normal. But I want to caution that this is just the eye of the storm. As we know at the shore, the second half of a hurricane can be the deadliest. I have had a busy week of talks with doctors, hospital officials, the governor's office, mayors of other shore towns, the county's Recovery Initiative, public health experts and others. It’s very clear to me that we need to be patient. At this time, we are just not ready to see a dramatic increase in our population with guests traveling from near and far. No decision has been made about when... Read More

Family Beach Trip Rental Packing List

Family Beach Trip Rental Packing List

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Mayor’s Update April 24, 2020

Mayor’s Update April 24, 2020

Date: April 24, 2020 Dear Friends, I want to thank all of our essential workers for their dedication – not just the doctors, nurses, health care workers and first responders on the front lines of the fight against this pandemic – but all of the people who are working in grocery stores, picking up our trash and recycling every week, and providing all of the other vital services we need. I want you to know that I will continue to do everything I can, within the law, to keep you and your families safe and healthy. We can get through this together. I also want you to know that I will do everything I can to get everybody back to work, so you can continue to feed your families, pay your bills and return to... Read More

What To Make Out of Seashells

What To Make Out of Seashells

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New COVID-19 Guidance Documents

New COVID-19 Guidance Documents

Please note that there are two new items available by New Jersey Department of Health; “Quick Guidance for Bars and Restaurants” and “Quick Guidance for Retail Businesses” They may be found at: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_schoolbusiness.shtml.... Read More

Mayor’s Update, April 17, 2020

Mayor’s Update, April 17, 2020

Date: April 17, 2020 Dear Friends, I want to thank everyone again for adhering to all of the many restrictions in place to slow the spread of coronavirus. We need to continue to be vigilant to prevent the exponential growth of infections that other areas of the state are experiencing. I also want there to be hope. We are starting to plan for the day when we can begin to reopen Ocean City. One thing is certain: We do not want to risk a second wave of infections. It will not be business-as-usual this summer. But there will be a summer. I am working with City Council, the mayors of shore towns, county and state officials, and public health experts on a coordinated effort to plan for the future. This includes discussions of when and... Read More