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Testing for the Zika Virus

The Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. There have been 27 confirmed cases of Zika infection this year in New Jersey and two in Morris County. The N.J. Public Health Laboratory is now testing for the Zika virus (see the video).

You can help reduce mosquito infestation be removing standing water from your property. Visit for more information.

MCUrgent: Morris County Shared Emergency Information Network

For emergency-only notifications, follow MCUrgent on Twitter, Facebook, or text follow @MCUrgent to 40404 for text messages.

The weather team tells us to expect showers early tomorrow (Sunday) with thunderstorms becoming possible by mid-morning. Thunderstorms will be likely tomorrow afternoon with storms bringing the potential of wind gusts to 50mph, hail, numerous lightning strikes and heavy rain. It is possible that we will see around an inch or a little more of rain before showers and storms exit around 8-9pm. Stay safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hot weather is on the horizon. Here are some tips to keep your pups safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Morris County Office of Emergency Management shared The Heritage Foundation's 1986 Ronald Reagan Memorial Day Remarks. ... See MoreSee Less

“A day of thanks for the valor of others—a day to remember the splendor of America and those of her children who rest in this cemetery and others.”

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Morris County Office of Emergency Management added 5 new photos. ... See MoreSee Less

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