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Health & Wellness

June 30, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ – JUNE 2022 – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards. It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Senior Living is pleased to announce that Tara Davis, Music Therapist, has received the 2022 Activity Professional of the Year Award presented by the NJ Activity Professionals Association (NJAPA). This award is presented to an Activity Professional whose outstanding ...

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SUMMIT, NJ  – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently received the Center of OR Excellence (CORE) Award by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). The award recognizes Overlook’s surgical units for measured improvement in every aspect of surgical ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Senior Living was honored by Healthier Somerset for workplace wellness with both the Gold Award and the 2022 Innovation Award.  The Innovation Award recognizes a wellness program that uses unique and innovative programming to demonstrate proven employee health ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Senior living providers the House of the Good Shepherd and Fellowship Senior Living (FSL) have announced a signed affiliation agreement that would merge the two nonprofits, uniting them in their commitment to high-quality, faith-based services for seniors in New Jersey.  “Our ...

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BERNARDSVILLE., NJ - Know someone who lives in town and is homebound or has trouble leaving their home? The Bernards Township Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines to homebound individuals including, but not limited to, those who are bedridden, disabled, and/or cannot easily leave their ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department encourages all eligible community members to receive their COVID-19 vaccine and any booster that may be needed. The Health Department will be offering Pfizer for ages 5-11, Pfizer for 12+ and Moderna vaccines. June COVID-19 vaccine ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled COVID-19 testing during June at Bernards Township Community Center at 289 South Maple Ave., on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no testing on June 2. Appointments can be scheduled in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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  FAR HILLS, NJ - The giant Atlantic Visiting Nurse fundraising rummage sale held each spring and fall at the Far Hills Fairgrounds at Routes 202 and 512 (Main Street and Peapack Road) begins on Friday morning and continues through Sunday afternoon.   Among thousands of items donated last ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department is offering COVID-19 Testing Clinics on: Thursdays 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, and 5/26 at the Bernards Township Community Center, 289 South Maple Ave, Basking Ridge. Register here:  English flyer - Spanish flyer There is a change for patients ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernardsville Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Foundation is pleased to recognize Sweetwater Construction Corporation as its Presenting Sponsor during the 2nd annual Fellowship Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Somerset Hills Country Club (SHCC) in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Nationally recognized and ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lucy Forgione, health officer for Bernards Township, Bernardsville and other local towns, is advising residents to continue to wear masks while traveling on public transportation or when in large, crowded places despite last week's lifting of the federal mask mandate on ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department will host an informational program about COVID-19 featuring a local physician.   The program, "The Doctor Is In: A Covid-19 Conversation,” will take place on from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, at the Bernards Township Library, 32 ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Take a walk along the trails of New Jersey Audubon’s Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, with a NJ Audubon Staff or Associate Naturalist from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., on Saturday. Walks are scheduled for April 9, 16, 23, and 30.  The walks ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - On April 1, military veterans with disabilities and Special Olympics New Jersey Athletes joined dignitaries from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Somerset County, as The New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF), the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA), ...

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Atlantic Health System’s medical centers are at the top of the list when it comes to hospital reputation in New Jersey, according to the latest ranking from renowned health care research and information company, Castle Connolly. All results are based on the votes of more than 1,100 physicians ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department, in conjunction with the Community Visiting Nurse Association and the NJ Vaccines for Children Program, conducts free monthly clinics to administer childhood immunizations following the guidelines of the CDC Advisory Committee on ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - Crossroads4Hope, a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization that provides social and emotional support to those affected by cancer, introduced Ralph D. Weaver as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees in February. The announcement came on social media as the organization ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department encourages all eligible community members to receive their COVID-19 vaccine and any booster that may be needed. The Health Department will be offering Pfizer for ages 5-11, Pfizer for 12+,Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization with headquarters in New Providence, is responsible for aiding in organ and tissue donations. The organization honored an Elizabeth resident whose “selfless act” helped save the lives of over 75 New Jerseyans. He is ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There will be various COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics offered by the Bernards Township Health Department in February at Saint James Church, 184 South Finley Ave, in Basking Ridge. Appointments are now available for children ages 5-11 for the Pfizer vaccine from 3 to 5 p.m. on ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ - The Bernards Township Health Department has announced that it will continue to administer both initial and booster shots of all versions of available COVID-19 vaccine shots to both adults and children age 5 and over during February. At multiple scheduled clinics next month, ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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Collaboration part of Atlantic Health System’s Venture Studio   MORRISTOWN, NJ – Increased access and cybersecurity have never been more important to the delivery of care than in today’s health care environment. To help improve the patient experience while offering enhanced online safety, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 743 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 49.309 cases since the first cases were reported in March, 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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Editor's Note: The next update of local COVID-19 statistics will be posted by the Somerset County Department of Health Monday. All other statistics in this report - state, national, international - are from Sunday. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 42,119 new cases of the COVID-19 virus since those first cases were reported last year and an increase of 907 overnight. There have been 791 deaths since March 8, 2020. Meanwhile, the State Department of Health reported ...

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