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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

At the directive of the Office of the Governor, Hunterdon Central was closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020. Online home instruction for all students began on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. All extracurricular events and activities were canceled, effective Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Governor Murphy has announced that schools in New Jersey will remain closed and engaged in online remote instruction through at least May 15, 2020, when he will reassess if a longer closure is necessry.

Detailed information on online/virtual instruction can be found on this webpage: Information on Home Instruction



Coronavirus Information Sources:

While television news and social media are providing non-stop coverage and rumors about the virus, much of the information presented is unsubstantiated. We strongly recommend using the following expert sources for facts and updates. They provide the best information on prevention strategies, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you think you are sick. :

Hunterdon healthcare is offering a hotline on coronavirus: 908-788-6440. The hotline will be open seven days a week,from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.


Resources for Dealing with Coronavirus & Social Distancing:

This pandemic represents a significant disruption to all of our lives. Children, in particular, may struggle with this disruption, and may have difficulty talking about it. The Centers for Disease Control offers advice on how to talk to children about the virus and the disruptions that it is causing:

The following resources offer information on how to deal with anxiety and stress created by the virus and the isolation caused by social distancing:



How You Can Help:

Hunterdon Central been working with the Hunterdon County Office of Emergency Management and Hunterdon Medical Center to help address shortages in supplies, particularly personal protective equipment. The District has donated 1,600 surgical masks and 45 boxes of gloves to Hunterdon Medical Center. If you are looking for a way to help, please visit these sites:

Hunterdon County Office of Emergency Management

Hunterdon Healthcare


Health Related Closure Plan:

Frequently Asked Questions on Closure & Online Instruction