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September 25, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The construction of a five-story, 137,000-square-foot cancer center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) in Livingston is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony held at the site of the $225-million project on Tuesday night. The freestanding outpatient facility, ...

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For 2022-2023, Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing hospital in three specialties where it rates Common Adult Procedures and Conditions: heart failure, kidney failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A High ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Like a scene from a horror movie, more than 100 black vultures have been found on and near the Sussex Branch Trail in Lafayette causing them to close the trail from Route 94 to Morris Farms Road. According to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protections Fish and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 420 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The US Centers for Disease Control reports 16,926 cases across the nation as of Aug 22, and 46,724 cases globally. County by county in NJ, there are 118 cases in Hudson County, 80 cases in Essex ...

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Belleville, NJ,—Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) has received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) based on a variety of measures across five areas of quality, including safety of care, mortality, readmission, patient experience, and timely and effective ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 293 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The report, published Aug. 11, 2022, shows an increase of 50 cases statewide since Monday Aug. 8. In Essex County, there are 59 cases as of Thursday morning.  The US Centers for Disease Control ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 243 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The report, published Aug. 8, 2022, shows an increase of 29 cases since the last report on Fri. Aug. 5. In Essex County, there are 50 cases as of Monday morning.  County by county, there are 73 cases in ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for our area through 8 pm. Tuesday Aug. 9. The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. On Monday and Tuesday, expect daytime ...

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NEW JERSEY — There are 214 Monkeypox cases across New Jersey with the majority clustered in northern counties, according to the state Health Department’s communicable disease service, which one month ago put the number of cases known statewide at 11. As of Aug. 5, 2022, there are 45 cases in Essex ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) issued an Air Quality Alert for our area from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday Aug. 4. This is in addition to the National Weather Service (NWS) Heat Advisory for our area from 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday Aug.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Over the next few days, the temperature is expected to reach 90 - 100 degrees. A heat advisory is in effect Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Here are some tips on beating the heat from the American Red Cross: Stay Cool Stay ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Happy 146th Birthday to Clara Louise Maass, for whom Clara Maass Medical Center was named. A young nurse from East Orange, NJ, who was born on June 28, 1876, Clara Maass began her career at what was then Newark German Hospital. She volunteered to serve as a nurse in the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — A fox was euthanized after being injured following an illegal trapping in Montclair. As a result, the Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible ...

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Join us for Open Interview Day on Wednesday, June 29, as we hold on-the-spot job interviews. 11 am - 3 pm Clara Maass Medical Center Human Resources Department Continuing Care Building, 1st Floor 1 Clara Maass Drive Belleville, NJ 07109 Scan the QR code below to apply for an ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced. According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ—A novel partnership supported by Clara Maass Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group and New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a non-profit agency with a mission to remove all barriers to employment for citizens returning from incarceration, is now providing NJRC clients ...

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TRENTON – In an announcement by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) everyone 6 months of age and older can now be protected against COVID-19. On June 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children 6 months through 4 years ...

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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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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) held its annual Pride Celebration outdoors, where staff and guests gathered to listen to music and receive T-shirts and rainbow-colored giveaways—including small flags, face masks, and cookies. The celebration also included CMMC’s annual Pride ...

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Bloomfield Councilwoman Jenny Mundell will join Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) as Vice President for the RWJ University Hospital Foundation beginning June 13.  Jenny has more than 17 years of experience in fundraising, public relations, and community relations, including eight ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield students going into K-5th grade in the fall 2022 can register for the back 2 school program. Eligible children who are registered will receive a backpack, school supplies and a back to school outfit.  Registration is open online and spots are limited Form: ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On June 4, 2022, Omnitherapy Center will celebrate “National Lipedema Awareness Month.” There will be a collaboration of many healthcare professionals that will share information regarding this disease. The first-ever event will take place at Omnitherapy Center’s parking ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Public Library is participating in the NJHealthConnect @Your Library program, which was created in order to address health inequities within New Jersey by providing an iPad that comes preloaded with one-click access to NJ State Crisis Lines, New Jersey’s Covid-19 Info ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — The nationwide mask requirement for public transportation will remain in place for at least another two weeks. On Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it was extending the order, which was set to expire Monday, until May 3 as it monitors ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township has recently partnered with RWJBarnabas Health to host a blood drive for the community and municipal employees. The blood collected at this drive will be used exclusively at RWJBarnabas Healthcare hospitals with at least 50% of the products going to Clara Maass Medical ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - As many of the mask mandates enacted in New Jersey to curb the spread of COVID-19 are lifted, there’s still one place Garden State residents must wear them —while using public transportation. The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday it will extend the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - A beloved 69-year-old grandmother is in desperate need of a new kidney. Theresa LaBarck has been on dialysis for the past two years. Originally from Paterson, she has been a Wayne resident for almost 20 years. Her grandson, Thomas, Jr. "T.J." Sullivan, said he was ready to do ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers researchers have developed a rapid test that detects all known COVID-19 variants, including the highly transmissible omicron variant. The test, which can be performed at laboratories experienced in COVID-19 testing, can quickly detect clinical samples that contain the ...

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UNITED STATES - Beginning Wednesday, January 19, at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests will be available for all American households, announced the Biden Administration.  According to the administrations, testing is an important tool to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Public health experts and the ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Clara Maass Medical Center congratulates Sabrina Hammond-Sijuwade and Adekanmi Sijuwade on the birth of their son, Elijah! Through the donations of new baby clothes and accessories from the Giving Tree of St. Anthony’s Church in Belleville and gifts of embroidered 2022 blankets ...

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