Forum To Focus on COVID-19 Scams

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    NEW JERSEY – COVID-19 scams and social distancing security will be the focus of a live June 3, webinar hosted by the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.

 The forum to be held at 10 a.m. will mark the fourth year that the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has partnered with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce to bring and important and timely event to the region.

  The Hometown Security program is a collaborative effort to discuss information, tools, and resources that help strengthen the security and resilience of communities across New Jersey. Local businesses and community leaders will engage with federal, state, county and regional authorities to discuss high alert security and safety issues.

   This year the event will be hosted virtually, creating the opportunity to educate on COVID19 issues as well as answer questions surrounding security with social distancing measures. It will feature presentations from the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, New Jersey State Police, US Department of Homeland Security, and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

  Speakers of the webinar will be discussing the latest on COVID-19 cyber threats, misinformation and disinformation campaigns, as well as a variety of much needed preparedness resources.

   This free webinar requires an RSVP by email to