Health & Wellness

July 14, 2020

RED BANK, NJ: Many of us have fallen victim to the “Quarantine-15” and how could you not? Our only forms of exercise the past few months have been a trip to the refrigerator and back.   Now with ChillRx Cryotherapy of Red Bank reopening, they have you covered. Between the new Slim Pod, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has been notified by the New Jersey State Department of Health on July 13 of two new, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Summit. The pair of cases bring Summit's total since the pandemic began to 223. According to City officials, five of the eight confirmed cases in July ...

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A woman vacationing in Indiana and a man who visited Ohio are the 108th and 109th confirmed COVID-19 cases. The Cattaraugus County Health Department announced both cases Monday night. The woman was tested for COVID-19 in Indiana on June 28, and her test results came back positive on July 2, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,475 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 5 cases overnight, with the death toll remaining at 466 victims. Somerville has a total of 145 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - July 13-July 15 date added to the list for COVID-19 testing in Montclair, officials announce. Due to the large demand for testing, the office of New Jersey Governor Murphy is offering an additional day for FREE COVID-19 and antibody testing. The office of New Jersey Governor ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy's social media published a warning Monday specifically aimed at the youth in light of the pandemic. "ATTN YOUNG PEOPLE: YOU ARE NOT INVINCIBLE!" the governor's post read.  "Young people in New Jersey are the FASTEST growing group of individuals who are ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 4 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total to 891 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at 36 for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy says he is "nervous" that spikes in COVID-19 hotspots such as Florida could trigger an uptick, if not a surge, of cases in New Jersey. For now, Murphy said he is relying on people arriving from the Sunshine State or any of the other 18 states on the travel advisory ...

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MADISON, NJ - Over 40 blood donors came out to support the Madison Area YMCA community blood drive with their lifesaving blood. One unit of blood can help up to 3 different patients so 150 lives will be impacted from this blood drive. The blood supply is at a dangerously low level due to Covid-19 ...

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VERONA, NJ — In the latest coronavirus information from Essex County, Verona recorded three new cases of COVID-19, for a grand total of 133 cases and 13 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Overall, Essex County saw 42 new cases, for a cumulative total of 19,058 cases and 1,820 deaths.

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood and South Orange remained flat in their number of cases as Essex County Office of Information released their chart for Sunday, July 12. This follows the trend of New Jersey flattening its curve, but Health Officer Candice Davenport warned against letting up on ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 4,470 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 cases overnight, with the death toll remaining at 466 victims. Somerville has a total of 145 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Sadly, Middlesex County health officials reported one new death over the weekend, increasing the death toll to 36 for Piscataway.  Four more positive COVID-19 cases were reported since Friday, bringing the total to 887 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  ...

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Clinical Contributor to this Story Thomas Bader, M.D. contributes to topics such as Medical Quality, Obstetrics and Gynecology. As we continue to learn more about COVID-19, experts are revising guidelines based on new evidence that’s now become available. “Since COVID-19 is such a new virus, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As residents continue to spend time outdoors this summer, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) is urging community members to take their health and safety into consideration. In order to provide information on how to keep family members from insect bites, ticks, poisonous ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Florida broke another daily record on Sunday with an increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19. Here are the current numbers as of the latest update on Sunday, July 12, 2020: Florida has 269,811 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 37,093 in 3 days.   Broward ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Farmers Markets bring out some of the best food in the country. In New Jersey, you can get Jersey Tomatoes, Jersey Corn and so much more and, at today's Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Farmers' Market, there was something for everyone. A sampling of the products from Jersey ...

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A limited number of KIND Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut pouches are being recalled due to the presence of sesame seeds which is not listed on the label, announced the company in a press release. The label does not list sesame seeds under the "May Contain" statement, they said.

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two entities seeking to control operations at Bayonne Medical Center came to almost completely different conclusions about a court ruling this week. According to representatives from Hudson Regional Hospital (HRH), a ruling by Hudson County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Jablonski ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A friar who lives in the St. Bonaventure Friary has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and has been placed in isolation, the university announced Saturday. The other friars living at the friary decided voluntarily Friday night to be tested, and results are ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town received confirmation of 11 new COVID-19 cases, Mayor Shelley Brindle said in an update Saturday afternoon. Of these, nine are people between the ages of 18 and 21 and two are between 22 and 25, she said. Three have been traced to attendance at parties, while the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,463 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 27 cases overnight, with the death toll increasing by 3 to 466 victims. Somerville has a total of 145 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Care Plus NJ, Inc., a pioneer in integrated primary and behavioral health services for adults and children, announces it has been awarded $442,361 in funding from the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau to bolster its telehealth services. The funding will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Three drowning incidents so far in East Brunswick that have claimed five lives -- including those of three children -- have put the spotlight on the importance of swim safety. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death in children ages 1 through 4, and new data ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed four additional coronavirus cases Friday, a count that brings the county’s total to 107. The 104th confirmed case is a female who lives in the southeast quadrant of the county, according to a press release issued by the department. The woman ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield has seen 17 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in July, 10 of which have emerged in the past three days, Mayor Shelley Brindle said in her update Friday night. The increase comes after almost two weeks of no new cases, she said. Of the seven cases reported Friday, five are ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Sadly, Middlesex County health officials reported one new death over the last 24-hours, increasing the death toll to 35 for Piscataway.  Four new positive COVID-19 cases were reported since Wednesday, bringing the total to 883 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,436 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 39 cases overnight, with the death toll increasing to 463 victims. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Calling it a nonpartisan issue that would not involve taxpayer dollars, East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen responded to charges from a local radio station that there was anything political or wasteful about his desire to offer free swim lessons to township residents. Spurred by ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 4,397 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus with the death toll remaining at 458 victims. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 7 deaths. The New ...

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