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The Dumont Police Department, Dumont Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and Dumont Volunteer Fire Department continues to be ready, willing and able to assist all individuals who may call upon us for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For emergency calls please call 9-1-1 for all non-emergency calls please call 201-387-5000. In an attempt to minimize personal contact between Officer and the general public and thus minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 the following modified operating procedures have been implemented.
Individuals who come to Police headquarters:
Individuals who need an Officer at their physical location:
You will be screened for flu-like symptoms. If you are experiencing fever, cough or mild respiratory illness and you have NO shortness of breath or breathing difficulty, it is recommended you stay home. The Volunteer Ambulance Corps will be dispatched for difficulty breathing.
To stay healthy and limit the possibility of transmission of COVID-19 please remember to:
We thank you for your cooperation and understanding related to these modified operating procedures. Please remember we are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we will continue to provide the same excellent services to each and every one of you as we work through this crisis together.
It is our endeavor to ensure the safety, health, and social well-being of our community; and this includes keeping you informed with credibly sourced information and options. Only get your information from official sources (i.e., CDC, State, County, and Local Governments); consider information from email threads and Facebook as ‘hearsay’ until you can verify from official sources.
The New Jersey Department of Health also has information about COVID-19 that is specific to our communities and state. A COVID-19 call center is open 24/7 and can be reached at 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 (if in NJ but using a non-NJ cell phone). Additional information can be found at: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml
On March 16, 2020, the Governing Body of the Borough of Dumont will be holding an emergency meeting via telephone pertaining to the COVID-19 virus.