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Message from Mayor Armstead

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Your household qualifies for the Emergency Broadband Benefit if it has an income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines OR any member of the household:

  • Received approval for benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year; or
  • Qualifies for Lifeline benefits through participation in SNAP, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, Federal Public Housing Assistance, or Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit;
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 with a total household income in 2020 at or below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers;
  • Please see this link for more information.
  • To apply, click here.

Upcoming Linden COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – May 20th & May 27th

Mayor Derek Armstead has partnered with Super Health Pharmacy to provide Linden residents with both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations. Walkups permitted, but you must first fill out the consent form online by clicking here.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

Linden COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Mayor Derek Armstead has partnered with Super Health Pharmacy to provide Linden residents with both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations. Walkups permitted, but you must first fill out the consent form online by clicking here.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

April is Donate Life Month

The City of Linden in Partnership with the NJ Sharing Network Celebrates Donate Life Month

Over 100,000 people in the United States are currently awaiting organ donation. Of those, four thousand live in New Jersey, twenty of whom live in the City of Linden. On average, twenty people in the United States die each day waiting for an organ that is not donated.

One person’s organ and tissue donation can save up to eight lives, and enhance over seventy-five lives. Please watch the video below for more information, and for how you can take an active role in organ donation.

Annual Citywide Easter Goody Bag Grab & Go

Mayor Derek Armstead, the Mayor’s Youth Commission and the Department of Parks & Recreation proudly host this year’s annual Citywide Easter Goody Bag Grab & Go, with prizes courtesy of Phillips 66.

For more information, please call 908-474-8600.

Please click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.