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Health & Wellness

June 27, 2022

LAKE HOPATCONG, NJ – Local, state and Morris County law enforcement and public officials gathered recently at Lake Hopatcong urging people to be more careful while swimming and boating. The Friday gathering, convened by Mount Arlington Mayor Michael Stanzilis, took place at Lee’s County Park ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Hoping to help ease a critical need for blood donors, the Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville, the Denville Rotary Club and New Jersey Blood Services are sponsoring a blood drive this week. The event will take place May 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Denville Municipal Building ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during May including two in Denville. The May schedule for the van is as follows: May 2 Madison Train Station- 9am - 2pm May 3 Boonton Walmart- 9am - 2pm May 4 Wharton United Community Church May 5 Turkey ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during the month of April. The April schedule for the van is as follows: April 4 - IHOP; 102 East Hanover Avenue in Cedar Knolls; 9am - 2pm April 5- Long Valley Pharmacy, 62 East Mills Road in Washington ...

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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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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Morris County COVID-19 testing facility located at the County College of Morris will be closing. County officials have announced that Friday, March 11 will be the last day for testing. Officials have sited declining requests for tests as the reason for closing the ...

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UNITED STATES — Fitbit is recalling its Ionic Smartwatch due to the potential for the lithium-ion battery to overheat, thus posing a burn hazard, the US. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Sales of the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch total around one million across the country. The fitness ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during the month of March. The March schedule for the van is as follows: March 1 - Morris Plains Stop & Shop; all day March 2 - Crescent Plaza (184 Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park); 9am - 2pm March 7 ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- A veteran peer support group is being offered to veterans, free of charge, thanks to the  Morris County Veterans Services Office and NewBridge Services. The peer support group, meets the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “A peer support ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- The County College of Morris (CCM) COVID Testing Center will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 29, due to the forecasts of inclement weather, announced County Officials.  The center will reopen on Sunday, Jan. 30. Morris County offers no-cost, in-person COVID-19 testing (LabQ ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Give Kids a Smile will be celebrated all February long. During the month of February, dental practices across the country will offer free dental care to children ages 12 and younger. In New Jersey, more than 61 dentists participate in this monthlong event, with two participating ...

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Almost 334,000 pacifiers are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Mushie & Co FRIGG silicone pacifiers came in two designs, the Classic and the Daisy, and each design came in two sizes: 0-6 months and 6-18 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The HOPE One van will be in Denville on Feb. 3 and Feb. 14. The van will be making several stops in Morris County through the remainder of this month and in February. The schedule is as follows: January 24 - Morristown Green; 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. January 25 - Rockaway Mall; 10 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The CDC upgraded its guidance acknowledging that cloth masks are not as effective as surgical and N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to spread across the country.  Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, director of the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Atlantic Health System has updated its visitor policy so that no visitors are permitted for confirmed COVID-19 patients or persons under investigation for COVID-19, except in cases approved by the care team. The policy is in effect for Chilton, Hackettstown, Newton, Overlook and ...

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A voluntary product recall was initiated for aerosol dry conditioner spray products and aerosol dry shampoo spray products from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences and Waterless due to the detection of Benzene in some products. This recall is in addition to previously discontinued aerosol dry shampoo ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully vaccinated resident from ...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release Friday announcing that the World Health Organization (WHO) has detected a new COVID-19 “variant of concern” that’s spreading in South Africa. Confirmed cases of the variant were first found in seven countries: Botswana, ...

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All lots of specific Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products, with an expiration date through September 2023, have been recalled, announced The Proctor & Gamble Company. The products were recalled due to the presence of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed a bill that requires student identification cards to include a telephone number for a suicide prevention hotline on Nov. 8. “I am pleased that the Governor signed this bill into law today. There has been an extremely alarming rise in depression and suicide ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP of Trinitas Regional Medical Center was recently named the nation’s EMS Physician of the Year for his commitment to the health and well-being of the City of Elizabeth, as the medical director for the City of Elizabeth Police, Fire and EMS. Each ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Some 28 million children ages 5 to 11 can now get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine under emergency use authorization granted by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Simon Li, an associate professor of pediatrics at Rutgers ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The African American Wellness Coalition (AAWC) will be hosting a ”Virtual Women’s Night Out” event, Thursday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8 p.m. The event is a collaborative effort across Morris County organizations and churches to provide education on women's breast and overall health. Since ...

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Coppertone® has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of specific lots of aerosol sunscreens due to the presence of benzene, a human carcinogen, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The recall includes the Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray (2021 Launch), Sport Mineral SPF 50 Spray ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The NJ Department of Health has announced that Pfizer booster shots are now available for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. The CDC announced new guidance with regard to booster shots, recommending that anyone who got their first two Pfizer vaccines, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Atlantic Health System updated its visitor policy on September 16 at all hospitals including, Chilton, Hackettstown, Newton, Overlook, Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital. No visitors are permitted for confirmed COVID-19 patients or people under ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month. The September schedule for the van is as follows: September 1 - Madison Train Station from 9am - 2pm September 4 - Morristown Labor Day Jam, 20 Lincoln Street in Morristown; September 7 - ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Sheriff's Office will be collecting any unused or expired prescription drugs on Tuesday, August 24, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., while the HOPE ONE van is parked on Broadway, announced the Denville Police Department. “Please take this opportunity to clear any and all ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — "This virus has humbled all of us," said Governor Phil Murphy as he delivered the masking mandate for New Jersey's schools last Thursday in East Brunswick. Most impactful of recent developments has been the Delta variant, which has already resulted in numerous deaths ...

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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 giving New Jersey one of ...

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