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Health & Wellness

September 20, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County will be spraying for mosquitos in Bridgewater Tuesday. According to a note from the county, they will be spraying for mosquitos in certain Ida affected areas from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - September has been recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and, in order to spread awareness of the disease, Mayor Matthew Moench will be signing a proclamation declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month." Teal ribbons are already being displayed around the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 office has responded to wide-spread flooding of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, near the TD Bank Ballpark. According to a release, the office is working closely with federal, state and local partners as they ...

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 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The Bernards Township Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccinations for adults 18 and over at the Bernardsville Farmers Market between 9 to 11 a.m. July 24.  The vaccine clinic will be set up near the Millicent Fenwick statue at the parking lot for the Bernardsville ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As we start to hit the peak of summer heat, it is more important than ever to keep our hearts healthy. Individuals who have a preexisting heart condition need to be extra careful with these extreme weather circumstances. However, people with healthy hearts are likely to ...

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SUMMIT and MORRISTOWN, NJ - New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System and New York-based NYU Langone Health -- two of the leading names in healthcare in the Tri-State region -- are joining together to give patients greater access to heart and liver transplants and the coordinated, high-quality care ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said. The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to be ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough will host a vaccination clinic to vaccinate up to 100 senior citizens for COVID-19 on April 6. The borough is still looking to fill some of the 100 available doses, said borough administrator Eric Colvin. The vaccinations are open to any Raritan Borough residents ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “the pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges,” while recent data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) states that approximately 17 percent of youth (ages 6-17), and 20 percent ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - They are advocates, borderline social workers and IT specialists – or as their name suggests, all around angels. They are the volunteers of the Vaccine Angels, working to help people find appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. “I would say about a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Representatives from Pfizer provided an update about the status of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Finderne to the Bridgewater community, outlining plans for remediation of impoundments 1 and 2 through 2021 and beyond. The cyanamid site is a total of about 435 acres, ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Despite rumors circulating, there will not be a COVID testing site at John F. Kennedy Primary School this week. A flyer began circulating Thursday saying JFK was chosen to be a COVID testing site for Wednesday. It was published on Facebook, and parents questioned what was going on, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Looking to answer questions and seeing a "bright light" at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, New Jersey healthcare leaders spoke about how they've dealt with the pandemic while offering hope for the future, at a virtual event held by TAPinto on Thursday evening. The first-ever TAPinto ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater resident Gillian Velmer, a 2005 graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, founded Sing Aphasia, and recently premiered a new video with the International Aphasia Choir. Sing Aphasia is a community-based organization offering music programs for adults with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has announced that the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School will be moving to all remote classes as of Nov. 30 after two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 this past week. According to a message from the district Saturday, as per the New Jersey Department of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although the region has moved from moderate to high risk for COVID-19, the district is still intending to remain open for hybrid instruction, as per guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health. Interim superintendent Thomas Ficarra sent a message to the community Tuesday ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Mask Squad was the special guest when the Bridgewater Commons Mall officially welcomed Santa Claus for the season – and there were surprises galore for all involved. According to Stacey Friedlander, co-founder and director of media and operations for the group, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School is closed again for two weeks and returning to virtual education, thanks to COVID-19. The high school had two unrelated individuals test positive this week for COVID-19, which, according to state guidelines, necessitates a shutdown of two weeks ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School will be on full remote learning again for 14 days, as of Wednesday, after two more individuals tested positive for COVID-19, according to a message from the district Tuesday evening. Over the course of the week, the letter said, two individuals ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Opioid antidotes could be administered to virtually anyone who requires them in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School district, according to new resolutions approved by the board of education. The board introduced a pair of resolutions Oct. 27 for administering opioid ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two more Bridgewater-Raritan High School students have tested positive for COVID-19, all connected to an outside social event, not connected to the school, according to a report from the district Saturday. These two positive cases are in addition to the nine individuals from ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is reporting two more positive COVID-19 cases at the high school, and has canceled all high school activities planned for Friday, with a decision to be made within the day about activities and sports for the weekend and Monday's ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is reporting Thursday that one person from Eisenhower Intermediate School and one person from Hillside Intermediate School have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the letter from the district, all individuals who are ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is reporting another six positive COVID cases out of the high school, as of Wednesday, according to a letter sent to the community. Based upon a consultation with the local health department, all individuals who are required to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is reporting two more positive COVID cases in the district as of Tuesday, one at Eisenhower Intermediate and one at the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School. According to a letter from interim superintendent Thomas Ficarra, all ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is reporting that two more people have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a letter that was sent to the community, the district was notified Monday that an individual from the high school and a district support staff ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Council attempted to meet in person for the first time since COVID-19 related restrictions were set in place – but it didn’t quite go as planned. While the majority of the council sat in borough hall during the Oct 27 meeting, the public was able to watch it on ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has notified families that another individual on a school bus has tested positive for COVID-19. The district said that, in consultation with the local health department, all individuals required to quarantine have been notified.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district is reporting two more positive COVID-19 cases at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, as of Tuesday. The school is currently closed, and doing remote learning only until Nov. 9, while the rest of the district remains open. Based upon a consultation with the local ...

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