Press Releases

September 18, 2018

I congratulate the NEW YORK TIMES for exposing real issues that impact New Jersey and their community. “New York’s Whales Love Bunker. So Do Fishing Boats. Conflict Ensues.” . What the article failed to point out was the company responsible, Omega Protein, is 100% owned by a Canadian company Cooke ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — CarePoint Health has shown its support for the city of Bayonne’s youth by contributing $2,500 to the Bayonne Police Athletic League (PAL) for educational and recreational programs. The check donation was made by Christine Stryker, Chief Administrative Officer for Bayonne Medical ...

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Bayonne Medical Center will present its first Lunch & Learn program at the Jewish Community Center, 1050 Kennedy Blvd., on the topic of emergency medicine, on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Bayonne Medical Center sponsors ongoing events to promote community well-being, according ...

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CarePoint Health and Bayonne Medical Center were among a number of sponsors thanked by the City of Bayonne for their support of the Summer Sounds by the Bay annual concert series. The recognition came during Sponsor Night, when representatives of companies and other groups are invited on stage ...

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Christ Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tucker Woods was honored during the 2018 Hudson County Pride Month Kick Off & Community Awards ceremony for his leadership in CarePoint Health’s partnership with Hudson Pride Center to expand healthcare access to the LGBTQ+ community. The award ...

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Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage. Under Governor Phil Murphy’s ...

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CarePoint Health and Hoboken University Medical Center are partnering with Hudson Pride Center to host the “Every Woman Wellness Event” – a healthy living event for lesbian, bisexual, cis and trans women. The event, part of a series of programming for Hudson County Pride Month, will be held 4 to ...

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As part of its ongoing effort to provide a full spectrum of health care services to the community, Bayonne Medical Center has opened a new outpatient psychiatry office to better serve patients. The new office, which is located on the ground floor of the hospital, is staffed by a highly-qualified ...

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Christ Hospital will hold a free seminar about dealing with heart or lung disease as part of its Lunch & Learn Series on Thursday, Aug. 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Attendees will hear from medical experts in the heart, lung and nutrition fields about how to better manage congestive heart ...

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How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you!  Our survey deadline is July 30, 2018. The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto ...

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The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling. “Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung ...

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How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you! The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you.  Take the ...

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The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced expanded hepatitis C treatments for all Medicaid enrollees in the state, a policy facilitated by increased funding in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The improvement comes amid ongoing concern about increased infections due to the opioid ...

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Through another one of its community outreach programs, CarePoint Health is working to keep residents healthy by offering a free eye screening for individuals with diabetes on Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindness among Americans 20 to 74, ...

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It was a day of tears and hugs – but also a day of rejoicing – as CarePoint Health held its “Colors of Courage, Embracing Life & Each Other,” its first-ever Cancer Survivors Day at Bayonne Medical Center on Saturday, June 30 on the front lawn of the city’s hometown hospital. Individuals who ...

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New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center announced a blood emergency in the run up to summer, but with the 4th of July approach, NYBC is renewing those calls. With the holiday falling mid-week, many people go on vacation or use vacation days to extend the holiday, which means a significant ...

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Individuals who triumphed over cancer were honored by CarePoint Health on Saturday, June 23rd at “Colors of Courage, Embracing Life & Each Other,” the health system’s first-ever Cancer Survivors Day.   The event, which was held at Christ Hospital, honored patients treated at Christ Hospital ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is seeking healthy volunteers to participate in a collaborative study with Children's Specialized Hospital. We are looking for healthy boys aged 5-8, who have not been diagnosed with a neurological condition (i.e. concussion, seizures, ADHD), a mental ...

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The recent news and images reporting the cruel and senseless separation of immigrant children from their parents and family members are beyond heartbreaking. As an organization that represents Latinas, we are deeply disturbed with President Trump and his administration’s “zero-tolerance” migrant ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% year over year. Since its founding in 1997, Komen North Jersey has awarded ...

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CarePoint Health has been named the winner of the NJ Biz Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation. The award was presented Tuesday, June 19 to Chief Operating Officer Peter Daniels at a ceremony held at the Somerset Palace in Somerset, N.J. The Innovation category honors a company or individual ...

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