Health & Wellness

May 13, 2021

CRANFORD - The Pfizer vaccine opened to children ages 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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CRANFORD - 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since April 28, a large drop from last week's 45 new cases.  The 16 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,485 since the first reported case on March 17, 2020. With no new fatalities, the total remains at 111. Of the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Beginning today, walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the news in a tweet on Thursday, April 29. Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County ...

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CRANFORD - 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since April 21, a large drop from last week's 45 new cases.  The 16 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,472 since the first reported case on March 17, 2020. With no new fatalities, the total remains at 111. Of the ...

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CRANFORD - The Union County Board of Commissioners announced on Tuesday the beginning of its Homebound Vaccination Program in an effort to vaccinate its residents who are unable to leave their homes. According to the release, the program will be administered through the County’s Human Services ...

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CRANFORD - 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death has been reported in Cranford since April 14, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 68 active cases in town. The 45 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,456 since the first reported case on March 17, ...

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CRANFORD - 33 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death has been reported in Cranford since April 7, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 67 active cases in town. The 33 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,411 since the first reported case on March 17, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state Department of Health has directed all New Jersey vaccination sites to cancel or put on hold appointments for the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine — following recommendations by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug ...

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CRANFORD - 34 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since March 31, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 70 active cases in town. The 34 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,388 since the first reported case on March 17, 2020. With no new ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — With supplies limited, the COVID-19 vaccine is often tough to come by. Twitter bots, which are automated Twitter accounts, track when certain COVID-19 sites post new batches of vaccine appointments online. Click the bell icon on the Twitter page to have the bots that you ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As of Thursday, 4.3 million COVID-19 vaccination doses have been administered in New Jersey and 1.6 million people have been fully vaccinated, according to the state health department. The doses are being administered statewide through hospitals, pharmacies, community health ...

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NEW JERSEY — A group of volunteers working with Planet Princeton have created a crowd sourced spreadsheet to show you which vaccine sites in New Jersey are taking appointments. While vaccine supplies are limited, this volunteer and crowd sourced list can tell you which vaccination sites are ...

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CRANFORD - 36 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death have been reported in Cranford since March 24, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 59 active cases in town. The 36 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,354 since the first reported case on March 17, ...

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CRANFORD - 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death have been reported in Cranford since March 17, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 49 active cases in town. The 23 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,318 since the first reported case on March 17, ...

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CRANFORD - 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death have been reported in Cranford since March 10, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 49 active cases in town. The 26 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,295 since the first reported case on March 17. With ...

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CRANFORD - 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since March 3, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 52 active cases in town. The 23 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,269 since the first reported case on March 17. With no new fatalities, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — People eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19 should get whatever vaccine they can as soon as possible, doctors and health officials said at a virtual forum co-hosted by the Westfield Regional Health Department and Overlook Family Practice Tuesday.  As of Wednesday, the ...

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CRANFORD - 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since February 24, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 56 active cases in town. The 29 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,246 since the first reported case on March 17. With one new ...

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CRANFORD - The Township is working with QDX Pathologies Labs and Immediate Care to operate a COVID-19 testing site for Cranford residents. The mobile site will open on Wednesday, and is located in the Cranford Community Center/Library parking lot, 220 Walnut Avenue. Hours of operation will ...

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CRANFORD - 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since February 17, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 53 active cases in town. The 27 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,217 since the first reported case on March 17. With one new ...

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CRANFORD - 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since February 11, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 53 active cases in town. Five weeks ago, active cases in Cranford were at 125. The following three weeks, active case numbers were 93, 65, ...

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CRANFORD - As a World War II veteran, Peter Klein knows a thing or two about fighting back. He persevered through the Battle of the Bulge, at Omaha Beach in Normandy, and in the forests of Germany. This time, however, he’s waging a war on something considerably smaller and far more deadly: ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As of Sunday, 1.34 million COVID-19 vaccine shots had been administered in New Jersey through hospitals, pharmacies, community health centers, government-run clinics and state run “mega-sites,” New Jersey's COVID-19 dashboard shows. Those shots included 984,737 first doses and ...

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CRANFORD - 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since February 3, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 59 active cases in town. The 27 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,164 since the first reported case on March 17. With one new ...

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NEW JERSEY — The constant flux of updates surrounding COVID-19 and the vaccine has led some New Jersey residents feeling overwhelmed with information or confused over what’s accurate. NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli on Monday sought to clarify a number of major coronavirus-related points ...

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NEW JERSEY — As of Monday, New Jersey has administered 1,037,657 vaccine doses - passing the 1 million mark with 24 days to go until the anniversary of the first reported coronavirus case in the state. Thus far, 224,237 people have received second shots, numbers Gov. Phil Murphy and other ...

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CRANFORD - 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since January 26, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 65 active cases in town. The 32 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,137 since the first reported case on March 17. Township officials ...

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NEW JERSEY — All six of New Jersey’s vaccine mega-sites are closed Monday amid a heavy snowstorm that officials expect will dump as much as 2 feet of snow in some parts of the state. Gov. Phil Murphy said the state will “call an audible” regarding the sites' Tuesday schedule - although snow is ...

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CRANFORD - One new death and 53 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford since January 20, according to the Township of Cranford. Currently, there are 93 active cases in town. The 53 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,125 since the first reported case on March ...

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