Health & Wellness

May 19, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) — All East Orange residents — symptomatic or asymptomatic can now get tested for Coronavirus or antibodies at a drive-through testing site located at 161 Elmwood Avenue. A limited number of antibody tests are available at the site. The East Orange Department of Health and Human ...

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(TRENTON) – Over the past several weeks, as hospitals limit visitation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many mothers have had to give birth alone or with only one other person present. The significant number of infectious patients being treated in hospitals for COVID-19 has put a tremendous ...

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(ORANGE, NJ) - The City of Orange Township and Salerno Medical Associates will provide COVID-19 testing for Orange residents only, via a Mobile Testing Unit. Testing will be May 4 – May 8, from 10:45 am to 6:00 pm at varying locations.  • Monday, May 4, Orange Police Station, 29 Park ...

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(ESSEX COUNTY) - Three additional dates have been scheduled for testing for the novel coronavirus in Essex County's Weequahic Park: Monday, May 4, Wednesday, May 6 and Friday, May 8. Screenings are now open for all Essex County residents, not only those symptomatic of the Coronavirus. Testing is ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - The City of East Orange will be holding its Virtual Telephone Town Hall on East Orange's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday, April 30 from 6 pm-7 pm. The Town Hall will be hosted by Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique S. Griffith, Director of Health and Human ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - On Thursday, April 9, 2020, Mayor Ted R. Green held his 4th COVID-19 virtual town hall with special guest Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. The Mayor opened up with remarks about the success of the Mayor’s lockdown initiative. The Mayor had on as a special guest, reporting ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Catching the COVID-19 virus is not the only health concern during this pandemic. The mental health of the community is also under attack during this high-anxiety time in our world. In response to this, we put together 15 small tips to keep yourself in the best mental ...

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(NEW JERSEY) - Understanding facts vs. fiction during a pandemic could save lives. In response to the many rumors circling about COVID-19, the State of New Jersey put together a website to help us all filter through the information. From fraud, scams, and wives’ tales about the virus, how it is ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Popular Pastor of Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange, Dana Owens, and First Lady Shalonda Bayless Owens, shared a public testimony about how they made it through their Coronavirus sickness and quarantine. Known for telling it like it is during practical down to earth ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) – On April 1, the East Orange and Orange community received sad news that a beloved Essex County community organizer passed away due to COVID-19.  Recently prominently featured in our inaugural TAPinto East Orange/Orange’s first “100 Women of Power and Progress” list, ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Beloved East Orange General emergency room doctor, EKG technician, and a two-time cancer survivor, Frank Gabrin, 60, fell victim to coronavirus and died on Tuesday. As of April 2, 65 people have died in Essex County out of 2,607 positive cases, 3 deaths occurred in ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique Griffith, Director of Health and Human Services, will host a third Virtual Town Hall call to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 and answer live questions from residents in the City of East Orange. The teleconference will take place ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) -  A statement released by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. on having tested positive for coronavirus: “Today I learned that I tested positive for the Coronavirus. I decided to get tested after experiencing a fever for several days and have been ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Essex County Sheriff, Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, tested positive for COVID-19.  After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his ...

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(ORANGE, NJ) - In a YouTube video released March 27, 2020, the Mayor of Orange, Dwayne D. Warren provides updates about COVID-19 for Orange residents including Essex County testing site information and the count in Orange of confirmed positive cases.  TAPinto East Orange/Orange is an online ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) -  For a daily count of how many COVID-19 positives in New Jersey broken down by county, and the number of state-wide deaths, check out the NJ State COVID-19 Dashboard.  Also, for information about all state laws and executive orders passed pertaining to schools, digital ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green's virtual town hall meeting on Facebook Live about Coronavirus and the city.  https://www.facebook.com/EOCityHall/videos/691718158232298/   TAPinto East Orange/Orange is an online newspaper serving East Orange and Orange. We are a local ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Woman reported missing after being diagnosed with COVID-19 has been found and is in quarantine. In a statement released by the Mayor of East Orange, Ted R. Green and the Director of the City's Health Department, Monique S. Griffith, it appears there was a misunderstanding due ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ, March 16, 2020) – In response to the fast-spreading and unprecedented public health crisis caused by Novel Coronavirus 2019, Mayor Ted R. Green has declared a State of Emergency in the City of East Orange.  Effective Tuesday, March 17- Friday, March 27, City Hall Plaza, all ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ)- East Orange Health Department Issues Public Health Alert about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (East Orange, NJ) Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council, the East Orange Board of Health and Department of Health and Human Services Director Dr. Monique S. Griffith are aware ...

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(EAST ORANGE)- The City of East Orange released the following statement today regarding the closure of its schools on Monday for Coronavirus preparedness, cleaning, and training.  "All East Orange public schools will be closed on Monday, March 16, 2020 for students. Teachers will work to be ...

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(NEW JERSEY, USA) Call 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 (if using an out-of-state phone line) to be connected to a free hotline the State of New Jersey has opened for the public to ask questions about Coronavirus. This hotline is monitored 24 hours a day and operated by the New Jersey Poison ...

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(NEW JERSEY, USA) It is true. We are living in desensitized times. We are over saturated with real threats in every area of our lives: We have to think about everything from foreign influences in our election processes, to melting icecaps that will result in the cities we love being the next ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange based Nassan’s Place is partnering with Newark to expand their footprint as the premier autism advocacy agency in the area. Nassan’s Place, lead by their president and founder, Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, has been operating from East Orange since 2012; but their reach has ...

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NEWARK, NJ – With the impending heat wave and forecasts of further hot weather conditions, Sheriff Armando Fontoura, coordinator of the Essex County Office of Emergency Management, today advised all local residents to minimize the health risks associated with excessive temperatures to humans and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, today announced #DonationNeedsDiversity, a new initiative to empower multicultural communities to become more involved in ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Today, Saturday July 13, 2019 Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, in partnership with Animal Kingdom, are conducting a free one day Rabies Clinic at the Elmwood Fire House.  The Elmwood Firehouse is located at 205 Elmwood Avenue.  Pet owners are asked to observe ...

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