- COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
Community Mobile Testing Unit in River Vale - July 17 - Click here.
Dining Guidelines - June 26, 2020 - Click here.
Travel Advisory FAQ’s - June 25, 2020 - Click here.
Testing Center Update - May 29, 2020 - Click here.
Testing Center Update - May 26, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - May 12, 2020 - Click here.
Testing Center Information - May 11, 2020 - Click here.
A Letter to the NJ Dept. of Education - May 9, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - May 1, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 30, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 21, 2020 - Click here.
A Message from Mayor Jasionowski & Chief Scheidle - April 15, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 13, 2020 - Click here.
Updated Restrictions from Governor Murphy - April 8, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 6, 2020 - Click here.
A Message from the NJ Dept. of Health about April’s religious holidays April 3, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 2, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - April 1, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 29, 2020 - Click here.
County Parks Closed to the Public Effective March 28, 2020 - Click here.
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 27, 2020 - Click here.
March 27, 2020 - Social Distancing Guidelines for Essential Businesses from the NJ Dept. of Health - Click here
An Update from Mayor Jasionowski - March 22, 2020 - Click here.
March 21, 2020 - Governor Murphy has ordered a statewide stay-at-home order, along with the closure of all non-essential businesses. Click here for the Updated Restrictions from Mayor Jasionowski. Click here for information from Chief Scheidle and the River Vale Police Department.
A Note of Support from the Pascack Valley Mayors Association March 19, 2020 - Click here.
Updated Restrictions from Governor Murphy March 19, 2020 - Click here
Executive Order 2020-1B RESCINDED on 3/19/2020. Will not go into effect. Press conference scheduled for 5:30pm 3/19. County of Bergen Executive Order No. 2020-1B
March 16, 2020 postponed to go into effect March 21, 2020 at 8:00 am - Click here
Updated Restrictions from Governor Phil Murphy March 16, 2020 - Click here
Updated Restrictions from Mayor Glen Jasionowski March 16, 2020 - Click here
Update from the Township of River Vale March 13, 2020 - Click here
Have questions about COVID-19?
Speak to a healthcare professional at:
☎️1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253.
For general information, testing & basic needs:
📱Text NJCOVID to 898-211
📱Text your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance.
Testing and Bergen County Information
Support our hometown businesses!
Click here for a list of River Vale Restaurants & Delis currently offering meal take out or delivery!
April 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Resources for Bergen County Businesses - Click here.
March 19, 2020 - For qualifying Senior Citizens in need of assistance, the Bergen County Division of Senior Services is offering weekly delivery of frozen meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call 201-336-7400 for more information.
Click here for an informative video from the BCOEM - https://bcove.video/2wkr4nT
Frequently Asked Questions with Answers from the NWBRHC and NJ Dept. of Health - March 17, 2020 - Click here
Information from the Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission March 11, 2020 - Click here
5/21/20 - The 2020 River Vale Summer Camp Programs are cancelled. This includes Camp Have Some Fun, Kindergarten Kamp, Safety Town and Mozart to Monet.
5/19/20 - The River Vale Memorial Day Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 23 and the Town Wide Garage Sale scheduled for Saturday, June 6 are both cancelled.
4/1/20 - The River Vale Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast scheduled for Saturday, April 11 is cancelled.
3/30/20 - The Free Paper Shredding event scheduled at Mark Lane on Saturday, April 4 is postponed. A new date will be announced when available.
3/17/20 - The River Vale Joint Planning Board Meeting scheduled for 3/25 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Wed. 4/29 at 7:30 pm.
3/16/20 - The Motor Vehicle on Wheels scheduled for March 25 and the County Passport Services scheduled for March 24-26 will be rescheduled at a later date.
-The CERT training set to begin March 24 is postponed.
3/13/20 - In the interest of public safety, all Township-sponsored events, programs and classes are cancelled until further notice. This includes all indoor and outdoor sports programs and clinics.
- Senior van service is temporarily suspended.
6/18/20 - The River Vale Free Public Library will be available for curbside pickup. See www.rivervalelibrary.org for details.
6/15/20 - River Vale Town Hall is now re-opened to the public.
6/12/20 - River Vale picnic areas and pavilions are re-opened to the public.
5/15/20 - River Vale ballfields and tennis courts are re-opened to the public. Details available in Mayor Jasionowski’s update dated May 12 above.
4/30/20 - The 2nd Quarter Property Tax Grace Period is extended to June 1, 2020. River Vale parks and the Poplar Road Nature Sanctuary will be re-opened to the public effective May 2. Playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts and other Township facilities remain closed.
4/21/20 - The River Vale Recycling Center will now be opened on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. We will only allow access to one car at a time, and six-foot social distance must be maintained at all times. Face masks and gloves must be worn while dropping off recyclables. Additionally, the chipping of large branches over four feet will resume on Mondays and the pickup of appliances/white goods can again be scheduled for Thursdays with the Department of Public Works. Click here for more information https://www.rivervalenj.org/187/Recycling.
4/6/20 - From the DPW - Large branch (over 4 ft) and heavy wood chipping is suspended until further notice. White goods/appliance pick up is also suspended until further notice.
3/24/20 - Most building inspections are currently suspended due to the pandemic. Please click here to read the details from our Construction Official, Bob Rusch.
3/16/20 - Effective immediately, all Township-owned facilities, parks, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts and fields are closed to the public until further notice.
-River Vale Town Hall is closed to the public. Please call or email the appropriate department and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you need to drop off paperwork, please leave it in the appropriate bin in the vestibule in front of Town Hall. Please put any payments in the lockbox on the door. Both can also be mailed to 406 Rivervale Road, River Vale, NJ 07675.
- The River Vale Free Public Library is closed until further notice. Go to www.rivervalelibrary.org for more details.
3/13/20 - Beginning Monday, March 16, River Vale Town Hall will be closed to the general public. Essential visits will be available by appointment only. Please call Town Hall at 201-664-2346 to schedule.
-The River Vale Senior/Community Center is closed indefinitely.
- The River Vale Free Public Library will remain closed tentatively through Sunday, March 29. Please check www.rivervalelibrary.org for updates.
- The River Vale Municipal Court is suspended for 2 weeks. Those who were scheduled to appear between 3/16 and 3/27 should not appear and await notice of a new court date.
7/1/2020 - The River Vale Police Department returns to full operational status. - Click here for details.
4/4/2020 - A Message from the River Vale Police Department - Click here
3/16/2020 - Please do not visit the River Vale Police Department Headquarters unless absolutely necessary. Most requests for information or assistance can be handled via telephone.
-PLEASE CALL YOUR POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR EMERGENCIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS ONLY.
-There is an abundance of information online regarding COVID-19. Please call or visit:
800-VALLEY1 (800-825-5391): Valley Health staff will walk a patient through the criteria and then, if appropriate, transfer the call to an RN who will assist the patient to make an appointment at one of their Walk-In Care Centers for testing.https://www.valleyhealth.com/alert/novel-coronavirus-update
800-222-1222: The New Jersey Department of Health has established this 24-hour hotline where trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions about COVID-19.
OVERNIGHT PARKING: The Township Overnight Parking Ordinance has been suspended until April 1, 2020. Please do not call the Police Department for overnight parking permission.
ALARM PERMITS: Annual alarm permit applications were mailed out recently. Please do not bring these applications to headquarters. Instead, keep these permits as we will arrange for their return at a later time (yet to be determined) without penalty.
3/12/20 - Project Medicine Drop Suspended
3/10/20 - Warning Issued About "Sanitizer Spray"