Health & Wellness Top Stories

June 2, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken lives and created economic chaos, it has created great stress on the mental health of many of our residents — an issue that will be part of the focus of the “Break the Stigma Virtual Music and Community Dinner” planned for all Morris County ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County health officials reported 3 new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 822  residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at ...

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OLEAN, NY — "Opening up is exciting," The Sports Locker co-owner Jason Palumbo told Rep. Tom Reed, who was about to enter the West State Street shop from the back door off the parking lot on South Sixth Street. Reed, who represents the 23rd congressional district, asked co-owner Tom Palumbo, if ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Starting June 15, New Jerseyans can make themselves presentable again by getting a haircut before dining out at their favorite restaurant and after indulging off the menu, work out at the local gym the next day. They'll also be able to go inside and shop at their favorite ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Don’t assume the recent downward trend in coronavirus cases will continue. The Westfield Regional Health Department is preparing for a potential fall spike in COVID-19 cases and the department’s health officer wants the public to act in kind. “We’re anticipating a second wave ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Mayor Chris Vergano, during his June 2 daily COVID briefing, announced that he was among the 3,010 Wayne residents who have tested negative for the coronavirus. Vergano is the local spokesman for hand washing, mask wearing and social distancing, so it is good to see that he practices ...

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During this unprecedented time of social distancing and family stress due to Covid19, Deirdre’s House, the Center for Morris County’s child victims of abuse and/or neglect and for children that have witnessed violence, is continuing to provide services to child victims and their non-offending ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in the county since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 16 cases countywide since Monday. There were 62 total cases in Bernardsville and 40 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll remaining at 419. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,732 COVID-19 ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in the county since the pandemic hit locally in March, an increase of 16 cases countywide since Monday. Bernards Township had 252 cases, with four ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Tuesday that 4,059 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll remaining at 419. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,732 COVID-19 ...

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The state's Western New York Region, which includes the Greater Olean area, entered Phase 2 of the reopening process Tuesday. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo confirmed the region's movement to Phase 2 on Tuesday during his daily coronavirus briefing. On Monday, he said the state expected Western New York ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - For the members of IBEW Local 827, the union that represents Verizon workers across New Jersey, offering gratitude to healthcare workers in eight northern New Jersey hospitals means thanking the men and women on the frontline that took care of 12 of their members that tested positive ...

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CRANFORD - Union County Freeholders Angela R. Garretsonn, Bette Jane Kowalski, and Chris Hudak delivered 4,000 masks to Cranford this past Thursday as part of the “Mask Up UC” initiative. “Mask Up UC” is a County-wide public safety campaign to encourage all County residents to wear face masks ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Don’t assume the recent downward trend in coronavirus cases will continue. The Westfield Regional Health Department is preparing for a potential fall spike in COVID-19 cases and the department’s health officer wants the public to act in kind. “We’re anticipating a second wave ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As the coronavirus spreads across Coral Springs, Broward County, and the rest of the nation, it is infecting and killing African-Americans at a disproportionately high rate. Based on data, African-Americans have accounted for as many as 40 percent of all coronavirus-deaths in ...

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During this unprecedented time of social distancing and family stress due to Covid19, Deirdre’s House, the Center for Morris County’s child victims of abuse and/or neglect and for children that have witnessed violence, is continuing to provide services to child victims and their non-offending ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Don’t assume the recent downward trend in coronavirus cases will continue. The Westfield Regional Health Department, which services Roselle Park, is preparing for a potential fall spike in COVID-19 cases and the department’s health officer wants the public to act in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Starting June 15, New Jerseyans can make themselves presentable again by getting a haircut before dining out at their favorite restaurant - and after indulging off the menu, work out at the local gym the next day. They'll also be able to go inside and shop at their favorite ...

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MONTCLAIR, N.J. — June 2, 2020 — Family Service League (FSL), a nationally recognized nonprofit that aims to help strengthen and support families in need, has announced that it will move to a new office space at 440 Franklin Street, Suite 200 in Bloomfield, N.J. The organization is currently ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Don’t assume the recent downward trend in coronavirus cases will continue. The Westfield Regional Health Department is preparing for a potential fall spike in COVID-19 cases and the department’s health officer wants the public to act in kind. “We’re anticipating a second wave ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later on June 22, as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The New Jersey State Department of Health has informed the City of Summit of one new, confirmed case of COVID-19 in Summit. The new case is the first in the past four days, with no new cases reported May 29-31. Summit's confirmed case total since the beginning of the pandemic now ...

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“It’s more than just medical care we are providing. We form bonds with patients and those who care for them at home. You become like family and you put your heart, mind and soul into it every day.” Dr. Sara Leonard  Holmdel, NJ  - It’s 7:15 am and Dr. Sara Leonard prepares for the day’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than six million cases of COVID-19 have been reported around the world. The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 106,570 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of 1,847,626 cases. Worldwide, there are 6,259.887 cases and 375,208 deaths, according ...

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