Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2021

Learn about Tropical Storm Ida Recovery Resources in Union County, Oct. 19

Union County, NJ – On Tuesday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. the Union County Board of County Commissioners will present a virtual town hall to inform residents about resources available to them for recovery from Tropical Storm Ida. Union County is one of 12 counties in New Jersey to be given a federal Major Disaster Declaration after the storm struck in September.

The Town Hall will be live streamed on Facebook and Zoom. To register for the event and submit questions, visit Union County online at ucnj.org/ida.

“Thousands of Union County residents have applied for recovery assistance after Tropical Storm Ida struck our community, and we want to help ensure that everyone knows how to access those resources,” said Commissioner Board Chairman Alexander Mirabella, who will host the event.

Topics covered during the Town Hall include FEMA applications, SNAP benefits, home repairs, other damage claims and more.

Along with Union County personnel, representatives from FEMA and the New Jersey SNAP food assistance program will also participate. A live question-and-answer session will be part of the program.

For more information about recovery resources in Union County, visit ucnj.org/ida.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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