Each flu season, different flu viruses spread and affect people differently based on their body’s ability to fight infection. While flu can make anyone sick, certain people are at greater risk for severe illness. This includes older adults, young children and people with certain long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. Learn more about what you and your family can do to stay healthy.
View Chatham Borough’s Preliminary Flood Hazard Data
The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing the public an early look at a home or community’s projected risk to flood hazards. FEMA’s Preliminary Insurance Rate Map webpage is geared towards homeowners and community officials who want to understand how their current effective Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) may change when the preliminary data becomes effective. Prior to the FIRM becoming effective, stakeholders are provided a 90-day appeal period in which they can appeal.
Interested in Learning about Beekeeping?
Interested in learning about beekeeping? Want to learn more about what you can do to help honeybees in our area? About to enter into its 5th year, the Chatham Community Beekeeping Club will hold its annual organizational meeting at 7 pm on February 28, 2018, in Conference Room 301 of Borough Hall. Please join us!
The Morris County Sheriff's Office Mobile Outreach Vehicle Hope One Will Be At The Chatham ShopRite on March 1st from 9am-2pm
The Morris County Sheriff's Office mobile outreach vehicle, Hope One, will be at the Chatham ShopRite on March 1, 2018 from 9am-2pm and will be providing free NARCAN training, as well as addiction and recovery services.
2018 Louis Bay Scholarship Available for High School Juniors and Seniors (pdf)
Mayor Bruce A. Harris encourages high school juniors and seniors who plan to continue their education after high school to submit an application to The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship competition sponsored by the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. This statewide scholarship competition centers on the theme “What My Mayor and Governing Body Do Best” and seeks to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer members of municipal government. There will be three $1,000 scholarships offered. Students living in Chatham Borough may submit their application and essay through the Mayor's office by March 9th.
Chatham Borough is Actively Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Boards, Commissions or Committees (pdf)
Chatham Borough residents have a long history of volunteering for their community. Each year, many residents offer their time, energy, knowledge, and talent to the Borough by offering to serve on one or more of our boards, commissions, or committees. Learn about the many volunteer opportunities that are available and how to apply.
On Friday, December 8th, community leaders from Chatham Borough and Chatham Township met with USPS representatives to review concerns and outline plans to improve mail delivery service. The Chatham Post Office is working to restore the confidence in its ability to provide the best possible mail services in the Borough and the Township.
New Jersey Clean Energy Program. Save Energy and Save Money (pdf)
Eliminate drafts during the winter months, lower utility bills, and improve the comfort of your indoor space. Everyone can save money and save energy through New Jersey's Clean Energy Program. Call (866)NJSMART
Free Smart911 Emergency Call Service Now Available to Borough Residents (pdf)
More than 70 percent of calls made to emergency 9-1-1 come from mobile phones. However, when dialing 9-1-1 from a mobile phone, the 9-1-1 call takers have little information to help you – only your phone number and a general sense of your location. The Smart911 service gives first responders key information that can make the difference between life and death in an emergency.
NJ Safe Care Cam Program Expanded to Help Ensure the Safety of Elderly and Disabled New Jersayans (pdf)
The growth of our senior population has led to significant increases in the demand for both in-home and nursing home caregivers. The Safe Care Cam program, made possible by the NJ Office of the Attorney General Division of Consumer Affairs, will loan a hidden micro-camera, free of charge, to provide families with peace of mind that their loved ones are being cared for properly, or provide proof that immediate protective intervention is necessary.
Community Advisory Regarding a Trending Computer Scam (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Police Department would like to make residents aware of a trending computer scam. In this particular scam, an individual calls stating that he or she is with Windows Security and that your version of the Windows operation system software needs to be updated. Once in your system, the individual can encrypt files and then hold the files hostage until you pay a sizable ransom.
Medicine and Drugged Driving. Can Your Medicine Make Driving Dangerous? (pdf)
Millions of people suffer each year from seasonal allergies triggered by pollen from grass, weeds, or trees. For symptom relief, many head to their local pharmacy to purchase allergy products, usually oral antihistamines. Many of these products can cause drowsiness and loss of attention, making driving dangerous and could result in the same kind of impairment as if you are driving under the influence of alcohol.
Rides for Seniors Transportation Assistance Program (pdf)
The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition has launched a new “Rides for Seniors” pilot program to help residents 65 years of age and older living in the Chathams and Madison schedule transportation for medical appointments, errands, or pleasure. The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition will subsidize each one-way trip, up to 15 miles, at a cost of only $5. Registration is now open and easy to do by phone or online.
NJ Register Ready OEM Special Needs Registry (pdf)
When a disaster strikes, Chatham Borough OEM wants to ensure that Borough residents with medical and access needs are identified so that help can be provided when time matters most. Sign up to NJ Register Ready.