Health & Wellness

June 4, 2020

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - There is “zero chance” that BMC Hospital LLC will become the operators of Bayonne Medical Center, according to officials at Hudson Regional Hospital who on Tuesday announced that they had reached an agreement with Avery Eisenreich to purchase the land that it sits on. The total ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Bayonne Medical Center is set to take on new owners in the coming months, but, according to competing statements, who those owners will be is still in question. On Tuesday, CarePoint Health, the operators of the local hospital that has provided healthcare to local residents ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Jonathan Mari, a 21-year old resident of Bayonne, wasn’t completely ignorant of heart issues when his father suffered a heart attack in their Bayonne home on May 2. A recent graduate from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science focused with a major in Sport Management and ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ- Having functioned as “the frontline hospitals” in caring for patients with COVID infections since March, Hudson County’s Christ Hospital Medical Center, Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center, are set to resume elective surgical services on Tuesday, according ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Four prominent Bayonne businessmen donated 15 advanced respirators to Bayonne Medical Center to help save the lives of people struck with COVID-19 virus. The four men Dr. Paul Hirso, a psychiatrist, Jean-Malo Ribault, an engineer, Richard Van Kiet, a computer technician, and David ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - To celebrate International Nurses Day and to honor the service and commitment of more than 300 nurses at Bayonne Medical Center, BMC Hospital LLC donated 1,000 face coverings for Bayonne residents. BMC Hospital LLC announced that they had signed a letter of intent to purchase ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Representatives of BMC Hospital LLC, the proposed buyers of the Bayonne Medical Center, said the facility will be a new name: Bayonne Hospital. “But since many of you still called it that it isn’t much of a change,” said co-owner Gregg Rock, during an event held on the hospital’s ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - COVID-19 testing at Bayonne’s Don Ahern Veteran’s Memorial Stadium has been canceled for Monday in anticipation of inclement weather, according to city officials. The forecast calls for dangerous and damaging winds, along with heavy rain. Anyone that had an appointment scheduled ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In an effort to assure expectant mothers that they won’t be left on their own during delivery, New Jersey’s Commissioner of Health, Judith Persichilli, has directed that while it is prudent for hospitals to implement visitor restrictions in the battle against COVID-19, “such ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While staff at the Bayonne Medical Center have held numerous drills over the years requiring their staff to adapt to an ongoing crisis, they are putting that training to work for real this week as the hospital has installed a nine-bed triage tent to help deal with the overflow of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s Don Ahern Veteran’s Memorial Stadium will serve as a drive up testing site for COVID-19 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Thursday. Testing will be conducted by CarePoint Health Bayonne and will be performed only on patients with a valid prescription and will take place each ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne is “the kind of close knit community we love to serve,” Wayne Hatami, one of the proposed new buyers of the Bayonne Medical said in a statement. “We’re looking to engage with the Center’s leadership and employees, its unions, the mayor and community, and work closely with the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In what may eventually preserve Bayonne Medical Center as an acute care facility, CarePoint Health and a newly founded entity called BMC Hospital LLC signed a letter of intent that would transfer ownership of the facility in Bayonne. “I welcome the news that CarePoint-Bayonne has ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis has confirmed that a second Bayonne resident has tested positive for coronavirus. The 27-year-old woman, Davis said, has been under isolation and monitoring for a few days. “In the coming days we will probably see a rise in cases throughout our community,” Davis ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 74-year-old Bayonne man is in stable condition at Bayonne Medical Center after being tested as positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, according to a statement by Mayor Jimmy Davis. Depsite extensive efforts undertaken by Davis' Administration to slow the spread of the virus, he ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne Medical Center healthcare provider tested positive for novel COVID-19, coronavirus, on Sunday, according to a statement issued by CarePoint. The result was reported to the local health department and the New Jersey Department of Health. Saying the patient has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - With coronavirus a growing concern, state, county, and local officials joined healthcare workers outside a Jersey City nursing home Monday to declare that they would seek to take the land of three area hospitals by eminent domain if a deal can’t be worked out to keep the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Four individuals taken to an area hospital following their arrival in Bayonne on a cruise liner have tested negative for the potentially fatal coronavirus, Governor Phil Murphy announced Saturday. Three of the individuals who stayed in the same cabin were diagnosed with the flu ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Royal Caribbean cruise that docked in Bayonne early Friday was met by health officials as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. One of the passengers, according to several reports, had been treated for a fever when the ship was still in the Caribbean. Four other ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation championed by Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti to make sure that patients don’t lose their health insurance based on any pre-existing health conditions was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday. The legislation as initially proposed in response to what ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials confirmed that WTFK Propco, an LLC created by Alaris Health owner Avery Eisenreich, the owner of more than 20 nursing homes in northern New Jersey, has purchased the property Bayonne Medical Center sits on. The deed change is said to have occured on November ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - CarePoint Health, the owners of Bayonne Medical Center, have announced that the annual public meeting for the local facility will be held on Tuesday, November 19. The meeting will take place in the fourth floor boardroom at 29 E 29th Street and begin at 7:00 p.m The public is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - CarePoint Health is seeking a “strategic partner” for the Bayonne Medical Center, and, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, interest from “well known” health care entities has been strong.  The announcement came a little than 24 hours after Mayor Jimmy Davis ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  – CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center Chief Hospital Executive, Vijayant Singh, MD, MBA., has announced the appointment of Frederick Sabido, MD, FACS, as System Director for General Surgery Robotics Program.  According to a statement Sabido started in his new role in July ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - CarePoint Health is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a patient who was brought to Christ Hospital by members of the Jersey City Police Department on July 24. According to a statement, the male patient was found in the area of Journal Square, near 3075 Kennedy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Dr. Jefferey Augustin, a longtime fixture in the Bayonne medical community, has been appointed to serve as Director of Orthopedic Surgery & the Joint Replacement Program at Bayonne Medical Center. Augustin, who has maintained a private practice in Bayonne since 2006 previously ...

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NEW JERSEY -  The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning until 8 p.m. Sunday. Heat index values, or how hot it feels with humidity taken into account, is anticipated to reach between 105 degrees and 110 degrees Friday and 115 degrees Saturday and Sunday, the Weather Service ...

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BAYONNE, NJ  – Nearly 50 individuals, including 20 cancer survivors and their guests, were hosted by CarePoint Health’s Bayonne Medical Center on June 5 in a celebration of those who overcame, and those who continue to fight, their battle against cancer. “Colors of Courage, Embracing Life & ...

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