Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 2, 2021

Closure, Cancellations and Delays for Friday, September 3rd

Need Assistance?

  • Residents needing assistance with shelter, food and other resources can call the Union County Department of Human Services Action Line at 888-845-3434 or 908-558-2288.
  • Regular hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will resume on Friday, September 3.

County Administration Building at 10 Elizabethtown Plaza

  • Resuming normal operations on Friday.

County Clerk’s Operations

  • Resuming normal operations on Friday.

Surrogate Operations

  • Resuming normal operations on Friday.

Vaccination and Testing Operations:

  • Covid-19 testing at Kean –  Due to inclement weather and flooding on the Kean University Campus, Union County Covid-19 testing for September 2, 2021 will be postponed until Friday, September 3, 2021 between the hours of 8am – 12pm.
  • Mobile Vax operation updates below
  • Any vaccination appointments for the Dunns Center that were scheduled for Thursday will be moved to next week.

Wednesday, September 1st  – Hillside
Postponed to Saturday, September 4th; Noon to 2pm
Held during “Success Is In The Bag” Back to school Giveaway – First Baptist Church
166 Hillside Avenue
Rain date –  Saturday, September 4th Noon to 2pm
Pfizer / J & J Vaccines offered; Covid testing available

Thursday, September 2nd –   Elizabeth
Postponed to Thursday, September 9th; 3pm to 5pm
Make the Road NJ
42 Broad Street
Pfizer / J & J Vaccines offered; Covid testing available

Thursday, September 2nd  – Union
Postponed to Wednesday, September 8th; 3pm to 5pm
Union (Back to School) Rabkin Park
1 Swanstrom Place E
Pfizer / J & J Vaccines offered; Covid testing available


Recycling Events and Programs

  • The scrap metal drop-off program for Thursday, September 2 has been cancelled at both the Cranford and Rahway locations.
  • The next scheduled drop-off date is Saturday, September 18.
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