Somers Point Councilman James Toto touted a deal with a health care services company that will provide COVID-19 tests to municipal employees in the town.
“We are in a crisis, and we have to look to President Trump’s examples of partnering with industry to get through this. As a Councilman I want to do all that I can to keep Somers Point functioning during such a difficult time,” Toto said. “By providing testing for our employees we can get those who are suspected of being positive tested, and back to work quicker. Or know for sure their status so they can take the appropriate measures.”
Testing will begin next week, said Toto, who is seeking a seat on Atlantic County’s freeholder board, his third bid for higher office in as many years.
He’s running for Democratic Freeholder Caren Fitzpatrick’s seat on the board.
“In this crisis, we don’t need more government. We need more partnership with industry and I hope that our example in Somers Point shines as a beacon of what Republican leadership looks like,” he said.