Health & Wellness

July 9, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s most recent executive order requiring the outdoor use of face masks in certain scenarios in response to the nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases, the Township of Livingston provided an update on the local response to the pandemic and addressed this week’s ...

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The Jandoli Institute will host a Zoom discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday on a research paper, “Headlines Should Help, Not Harm,” written by Connie Perkins, founding director of St. Bonaventure University’s RN to B.S. in Nursing Program. The session will begin at 7 p.m. and can be accessed at ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Players on the university's men's basketball team are expected to return to campus on July 18 and 19 for offseason workouts. The women's team members are expected to return on July 25. News of the basketball players' return schedules was reported in The Buffalo News on July ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two additional cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to an even 100. According to a press release issued by the department, both the 99th and 100th confirmed cases are men living in the southeast quadrant of the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County health officials reported 5 new positive COVID-19 cases since Monday, bringing the total to 879 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at 34 for the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,398 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 19 new cases overnight; with the death toll increasing to 458 victims. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey ...

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CARMEL,N.Y. – The Putnam County Department of Health has issued a COVID-19 public health alert for those who worked at or shopped at Tops grocery store last week. If you have worked at or visited Tops Friendly Market in Carmel on July 2 from 5:30-10:30 a.m., or July 5 from 5:30-8 a.m. you may ...

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NEW JERSEY - Enjoy the summer weather and all that comes with it, but be sure to take the precautions that will keep you and your family safe. This page and the others associated with it, offer tips with an intentional focus on the very young and the very old as these populations are the most ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hoboken residents seeking COVID-19 testing should head to Jersey City through the end of this week, according to City officials. The Riverside Medical Group testing facility at 14th & Jefferson Streets will take a hiatus starting Wednesday, July 8 through Monday. "We are ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — There were three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in West Orange on Tuesday, according to Mayor Robert Parisi. One new death was recorded. An 88-year-old West Orange resident died from the virus on June 29, but that death was not officially recorded and added to the ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Crest Physical Therapy is excited to announce the reopening of their Red Bank and Manasquan locations. “With hospitals performing elective surgery, orthopedic practices reopening and people becoming more active, an expected surge in physical therapy is expected,” said Crest ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — There were five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Cedar Grove on Tuesday, according to data provided by Essex County. There have been 475 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cedar Grove since the start of the pandemic. The total number of deaths in the township attributed to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 4,379 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 15 ew cases overnight; with the death toll increasing to 455 victims. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed a 98th case of the coronavirus Tuesday. According to a press release issued by the department, the 98th confirmed case is a male who lives in the southwest quadrant of the county. The man, who reports no significant travel history, developed ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Determined to overcome the obstacles that grew from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Somerset Patriots on Tuesday announced plans for a late-season weekend series of baseball at TD Bank Ballpark that will feature the Patriots playing against the Bridgewater Blasters, with both teams' ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - As Putnam County and the Mid-Hudson region prepare for Phase Four of reopening which kicked in today, July 7, “snow-bird” residents are returning and an increase in summer visitors is anticipated. While much is still unknown and many questions remain for communities and businesses, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With demand up for coronavirus testing, Coral Springs’ testing site at Mullins Hall stopped taking walk-ups on Tuesday. The city said on social media that Mullins Hall, at Mullins Park at 10150 NW 29 St., reached maximum capacity for the day. Officials suggested visiting ...

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MADISON, NJ - A blood drive is set for Friday July 10 at the Madison Area YMCA from 10am - 4pm.   To maintain proper social distancing, donations are by appointment only. Book your donation time at tinyurl.com/GiveBloodNJBS and use Sponsor Code: 11619 A donor can be 16 years of age, but must ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --   The coronavirus pandemic has caused another community cancellation.   The Robbinsville Farmer's Market recently announced that they "have come to a tough decision" to not open for the 2020 season.  The Farmer's Market traditionally is held weekly in the summer on Tuesdays.  ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. After a recent trip to Florida — one of the states on New Jersey’s coronavirus hotspot list — ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Mayor Mohamed Khairullah has announced that the borough will partner with Vitalant - New Jersey for another blood drive.  The drive will be held on Monday, July 20, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Prospect Park School gymnasium. "Each year, nearly 5 million Americans need ...

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University Hospital unveiled a new patient welcome area at its Ambulatory Care Center using best practices for physical distancing to facilitate easy access to clinical offices.  As the City of Newark, and New Jersey in general, continue to see fewer cases of COVID-19 since the peak earlier this ...

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PARKLAND, FL- County leaders in Florida are tightening their orders to try to flatten the curve as Coronavirus cases continue to grow.  Here are the current numbers as of the latest update on Thursday, July 9, 2020: Florida has 232,718 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 26,271 in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,364 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 3 new cases overnight; with the death toll remaining at 451 victims. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Visitors can return to Saint Michael's Medical Center, the hospital announced today, nearly three months after it restricted visitors in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus to patients and employees. Saint Michael's severely restricted visitors in March as the virus that ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials did not report any new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period. The total remains at 874 residents who have tested positive and the death toll remains at 34 for the township. There are 16,957 positive cases in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A partnership between the Berkeley Heights OEM and Union County brought COVID-19 testing to the Berkeley Heights senior population on Thursday, July 2.  Tony Padovano, OEM Coordinator, saw the need to provide this free testing opportunity to the vulnerable population in ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This week's Essex County COVID-19 satellite testing site will be in the SOPAC parking lot in South Orange. This will be in addition to continuing to operate its drive through testing center in Weequahic Park in Newark. The tests are by appointment only and are being offered to ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed a 97th case of the coronavirus Sunday. According to a press release issued by the department, the 97th confirmed case is a woman who lives in the southeast quadrant of the county and is a health care worker at a Gowanda nursing home. She denies ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) is expected back to work quickly after a Sunday surgical procedure to clear away blockages in his arteries, according to a statement released by his office Monday. The statement read that after returning to New Jersey from Washington last week, ...

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