Health & Wellness

December 10, 2018

RED BANK, NJ – In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Monmouth County is encouraging residents to get their flu vaccines in time for the holiday season to protect themselves, their loved ones and the public. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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STAFFORD - The nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center reached a tentative agreement recently with Hackensack Meridian Health.  This is the second victory for the SOMC nurses after avoiding a decertification of the union back in November.   Unionized nurses at Jersey Shore University Medical ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department, the Southern Ocean Medical Center, and members of the Southern Ocean County SWAT team conducted a joint, Active Shooter Drill on Wednesday, December 5. The drill took place in the Southern Ocean Medical Center's "Fast Track" area, and was ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Chamber of  Commerce hosted a seminar to address the impact of addiction on communities and in the workplace.  Held in Heritage At Clara Barton, the event featured a number of speakers including Former Governor James McGreevey   and Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey. The event also ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Last Friday, November 30, Hackensack University Medical Center held a ceremonial groundbreaking event to signify the beginning of construction of its Central Utility Plant (CUP) at Second and Atlantic streets. The CUP will provide power and utilities to the medical center in a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In its first year participating, 40 officers from the Westfield Police Department raised $1,791 for “No Shave November,” police announced. The nonprofit No Shave November grows awareness of cancer and raises funds to support cancer prevention, research and education, the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and  soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list. The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Flu season is far from over, and the Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled another chance for a flu shot at a clinic this Tuesday, Dec. 11, with discounts available for residents of member towns and no charge for residents with a valid Medicaire Part B ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis. According to the latest data by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been 267 overdoses and 79 overdose fatalities in Union County. These high numbers of overdoses and fatalities are why establishing narcan ...

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Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list. The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CardioYoga at 521 South Livingston Ave. will be holding its monthly Meditation Yoga Event Sunday, Dec. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meditation has been scientifically proven to reduce stress. Why not give it a try at CardioYoga? The studio is transformed into a serene space with ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church will host their annual Blue Christmas Worship Service Thur. Dec. 20 . The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who is suffering from loss, hurt, or despair. "We understand that these feelings occur and we invite you to a worship service that ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church will host their annual Blue Christmas Worship Service Thur. Dec. 20 . The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who is suffering from loss, hurt, or despair. "We understand that these feelings occur and we invite you to a worship service that ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Shop Rite supermarkets has announced a recall of several raw chicken products that were mislabeled for sale. There are eight Shop Rite locations affected by the recall in Union County, Including stores in Springfield, Union, Clark and Garwood. According to the United States ...

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Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list. The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Shop Rite supermarkets has announced a recall of several raw chicken products that were mislabeled for sale. There are eight Shop Rite locations affected by the recall in Union County, Including stores in Springfield, Union, Clark and Garwood. According to the United States ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.   John Kastanis will officially leave his post as ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, the ...

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Winter Walks: Explore a New Section of the Ramanessin Brook Greenway! Saturday, December 8th: 10:00am – 1:00pm: Meet at the Holmdel High School Parking Lot near the Duncan Smith Theatre – FREE! Cooking with Antonietta – Christmas Celebration! Thursday, December 13th: 12:30pm – 2:30pm at ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The community has asked and the NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, in conjunction with Mennen Arena, bring this major initiative back beginningFridayJanuary 4thandrunning ten consecutive Friday nights through March 8, 2019, 7:30 pm until 10 pm. Families, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fire House will open as a warming center as temperatures dip this week. The Town of Morristown has announced when temperatures drop below 20 degrees, warming centers are opened. The warming center at the Morristown Fire House, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue will ...

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  HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The community has asked and the NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, in conjunction with Mennen Arena, bring this major initiative back beginningFridayJanuary 4thandrunning ten consecutive Friday nights through March 8, 2019, 7:30 pm until 10 pm. Families, ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.   John Kastanis will officially leave his post as ...

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