bloomfield

Health & Wellness Top Stories

October 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will present a day of empowerment and education on breast cancer at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ. on Sunday, October 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., The ‘Pink Village’ ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris came to Newark on Friday with a clear goal in mind - to encourage city residents to get vaccinated at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly yet to be defeated.  “There will be an end to this,” Harris said at a pooled press conference while ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of a $100 million donation from the Cooperman Family Foundation—the largest monetary contribution ever provided to a hospital in New Jersey in support of its healthcare initiatives—Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston announced on Thursday that the ...

Read more »

Bloomfield, NJ-- Bloomfield launched its Community Farmers Market on Tuesday in the Bloomfield Public Library Courtyard.  The market will run every Tuesday, 3:30-6:30pm, through November 9 and feature City Green's mobile veggie truck along with a variety of other vendors.  “This farmers ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Midway through National Suicide Prevention Month in September and nearly two months after the death of her 14-year-old son, Shiv, Livingston mom Shilpa Kulkarni addressed the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) on Tuesday night about the challenges Shiv faced and what steps the ...

Read more »

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- For anyone who is on the fence regarding vaccinations for their children, The Township of Bloomfield has organized an Instagram Live event to help you in your decision-making process.  Join the Bloomfield Department of Health & Human Services this Wednesday, August 25 from ...

Read more »

After weeks of being labeled a Substantial COVID-19 transmission area, Essex County has escalated to a High transmission location. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) rates areas on a four-category scale of COVID-19 spreading: High, Substantial, Moderate and Low. Only four counties in New ...

Read more »

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County is taking appointments for COVID-19 booster shots, for people with compromised immune systems, it was announced today. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. said CDC and FDA are recommending that residents with compromised immune systems receive a third dose, or ...

Read more »

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two different events were happening in East Brunswick Friday, flooding the narrow streets around Memorial Elementary School.  One was a rally by about 150 "anti-maskers" who were there to protest Governor Murphy's statewide requirement for students to be masked when they ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns. Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday at the Leaguers, Inc.

Read more »

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Through the end of the year, Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health will offer a comprehensive blood screening program at a reduced cost of $40 per screening. The program will be offered from 7 AM to 9 AM on August 26, September 23, October 28, November 18 ...

Read more »