5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Financial Focus: Resilience Is Key to Meeting Financial Goals

July 26, 2021

In just about any endeavor, you’ll benefit by showing resilience – and that’s certainly true when it comes to achieving your financial goals.  

You can demonstrate this resilience by answering these questions: What is your specific goal? What obstacle do you face in achieving this goal? How can you overcome this obstacle?

Here are some examples of how this resiliency ...

Union County Brings Free COVID-19 Vaccines to Home Bound Residents

July 29, 2021

New toll-free number available to make appointments during business hours, and leave callback messages after hours.

Union County residents who are home bound or have difficulty leaving their home can use a new toll-free number to make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at home. The number to call is 1-833-256-2478, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 ...

Free Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics in Union County July 30, August 3, and August 5

Free COVID-19 shots to be provided in Hillside, Scotch Plains and Elizabeth; all Union County residents can use any of these clinics.

The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that free COVID-19 vaccines are available at convenient pop-up clinics throughout the County. The next three pop-up clinics will be held in Hillside on July 30, in Scotch Plains on August 3, and in ...

Free Clinic Protects Infants, Children and Adults from More than 1 Dozen Diseases

Free immunizations are available to eligible infants, children and adults at the Union County Immunization Center. The Immunization Center is located at 40 Parker Road in Elizabeth.

“Union County’s immunization clinic helps to ensure that every infant and child in our community can receive protection from preventable diseases, regardless of their insurance status or family ...

Emergency Food Distribution Event for Union County Residents in Need, July 31

Drive-through event provides nutrition assistance for residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Union County’s ongoing series of emergency food distribution events continues on Saturday, July 31 with a drive-through event at the Kean University campus at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union Township. The event begins at 8:00 a.m.

The food distribution events are open to all Union County ...

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