From the Mayors Desk

Updated COVID-19 Coronavirus Information from the Mayors Desk of the Borough of Paramus:

Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to minimize potential exposure/transmission of COVID-19 the Borough in coordination with our health department and OEM will be closing/restricting non-essential facilities and activities as follows:


1. Senior Center will be closed and trips suspended.
2. Sr. Bus service limited to supermarket.
3. Restricted visitation to the Behnke Affordable Housing Project.
4. Modified recreation activities.
5. Closing the public library.
6. Closing the Behnke museum.


Please check the borough web-site for further details.
Borough hall schedule and all other services are unchanged at this time and ask that use common sense and avoid visiting any of our facilities if you are sick.

The Health Officer has also strongly encouraged the BOE to minimize potential exposure with similar restrictions and actions on non-essential activities and access to their facilities at this time. 

New Jersey’s COVID-19 Dashboard

Posted 3/21/20: Gov. Phil Murphy on Saturday announced he’s putting New Jersey into a virtual lock-down to combat the spread of the coronavirus, ordering New Jerseyans to stay at home except for necessary trips and mandating that non-essential retail businesses closed until further notice and others have people work from home.  Governors Announcement Video


Posted 9/3/20: BC CARES 2 Small Business Grant Program Outline Overview

Posted 9/3/20: BC CARES 2 Guidelines Restaurant or Food Service Establishment Grant Program Phase 2

Posted 9/3/20 : BC CARES 2 Guidelines Essential Retail Businesses Grant Program Phase 3

Posted 9/3/20: BC CARES 2 Guidelines All Small Businesses Grant Program Phase 4

Posted 7/1/20: COVID case total as of 6/30/20

Posted 7/1/20: Executive Order No 158

Posted 7/1/20: Executive Directive No 20-019

Posted 6/22/20: Executive Order No 20-017

Posted 6/15/20: Administrative Order No. 2020-15

Posted 6/10/20: Executive Order No. 153

Posted 6/10/20: Executive Order No. 152

Posted 6/9/20: New Jersey COVID-19 Youth Summer Camp Standards

Posted 6/5/20: Bergen County Executive Order No. 2020-01G

Posted 6/5/20: MSI Bulletin Re-Opening Outdoor Activities & Facilities Jun 2020

Posted 6/5/20: Bergen County Covid-19 Case total as of 6/4/20

Posted 6/5/20: Executive Order No. 151

Posted 6/1/20: Executive Order No. 149

Posted 5/28/20: Businesses Permitted to Operate under Current Executive Orders/Administrative Orders List

Posted 5/19/20: Executive Order No. 147

Posted 5/18/20: Executive Order No.145

Posted 5/18/20: Executive Order No.144

Posted 5/14/20: Executive Order No. 142 Permitting the resumption of non-essential construction curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses car gatherings for the purpose of drive-through and drive-in events

Posted 5/06/20: Executive Order No. 138

Posted 5/05/20: Executive Order No.137

Posted 5/04/20: Planning Considerations for Organizations in Reconstituting Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted 5/04/20: Administrative Order No. 2020-11 Essential Construction

Posted 5/04/20: Executive Order No.136

Posted 5/04/20: Executive Order No.135

Posted 4/30/20: Executive Order No. 133

Posted 4/29/20: Executive Order No. 130

Posted 4/15/20: Executive Order No. 127

Posted 4/9/20: Executive Order No. 122

Posted 4/8/20: Executive Order No. 118

Posted 4/8/20: Executive Order No. 117

Posted 4/8/20: Executive Order No. 116

Posted 4/6/20: Administrative Order 2020-8

Posted 4/1/20: Tips on Social Distancing

Posted 3/27/20: Bergen County Executive Order 2020-01E

Posted 3/26/20: Executive Order No. 110

Posted 3/21/20: NJ Executive Order Mandatory Facility Closures

Posted 3/21/20: Executive Order No. 108

Posted 3/21/20: Executive Order No. 107

Posted 3/19/20: Borough of Paramus Departmental Directives Updated 3/19

Posted 3/19/20: COVID 19 Executive Order #1 Amended

Posted 3/17/20: FYI, please see link below. Starting tonight Mayor and Council meetings
will be closed to the public until further notice and residents must
participate via: phone. Members of the public may e-mail a
question(s) or matter(s) of discussion to
boroclerk@paramusborough.org by 6:30 pm today, March 17, 2020
                                  for the governing body to consider or discuss tonight.

Posted 3/17/20: County of Bergen Executive Order No. 2020-1B

Posted 3/17/20: EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 104

Posted 3/17/20: All Borough Offices are closed to Public

Posted 3/16/20: Borough of Paramus Departmental Directives Updated 3/16

Posted 3/16/20: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announcement Regarding COVID-19

Posted 3/15/20: Your elected officials together with government agencies are making very
tough decisions that are in your best interest and for your own well being.
Regretfully though I have seen many activities defeating the purpose of
these preventative actions, specifically social distancing...  

Posted 3/13/20: COVID 19 Executive Order #1

Posted 3/13/20: Passport Application Acceptance Suspended until further notice

Posted 3/13/20: Borough of Paramus and Oradell Suspend Municpal Court until 3/30/2020

Posted 3/12/20: The Borough of Paramus takes your Health very Seriously

Posted 3/12/20: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update and Thorough Guidance to Limit Spread

Posted 3/11/20: Borough of Paramus Departmental Directives

Posted 3/2/20: Wash Your Hands Fact Sheet

Posted 3/2/20: Coronavirus Travel Notice

Posted 3/2/20: What should the Public Do

Posted 3/2/20: COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care and K-12 Schools

Posted 2/27/20: Mayors Letter - Coronavirus 2020