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Update: Health Authorities Still Investigating Flu Death of Elizabeth Schoolgirl

February 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of Daniela Genaro who attended Nicholas LaCorte - Peterstown School No. 3 after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials say, it "presently remains unclear whether or not the virus was the primary contributing factor to the child's ...

Elizabeth Child Diagnosed with Flu has Died, School Superintendent Says

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu).

“It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to parents over the weekend. The superintendent's letter is ...

Trinitas Hospital Issues New Visiting Guidelines During Flu Season

ELIZABETH, NJ –Trinitas Regional Medical Center has issued new visiting guidelines due to the heightened flu activity this season. 

Visitor restrictions are in place based on the following guidelines:

Anyone with fever/flu-like symptoms should not visit.
Children under the age of 12 years old, who are not receiving services from the hospital, are restricted from ...

Trinitas and Lord & Taylor Present “Going Red for Women”

WESTFIELD, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth partnered with Lord &Taylor, on Feb. 2 to present “Going Red for Women,” a program that has become part of a national movement launched by the American Heart Association (AHA) designed to raise awareness about the risk factors surrounding heart disease.

About 40 women pre-registered and participated in the ...

New Jersey Hospital Association Honors Trinitas Chairman Vic Richel

ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, who has served as past chairman and now vice chairman, of the Trinitas Health and Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital Association during its 99th annual meeting held recently in Princeton.

Richel is a banking ...

71 New Nurses Graduate the Trinitas School of Nursing

CRANFORD, NJ – Seventy-one students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing 159th Convocation Ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Cranford. Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, 64 women and 7 men proudly accepted their pins and became eligible to sit for the registered nurse licensing exam.

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano’s Celebrates Annual “Three Kings Day” at Trinitas Regional Medical Center

ELIZABETH, NJ – For the eighth consecutive year, the Annual Three Kings Day Celebration was held at Trinitas Regional Medical Center to support the children of the Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs.

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano’s background inspired her to bring the Three Kings Day tradition to Trinitas eight years ago. Typically celebrated on Jan. 6, but delayed this ...

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Sixteen at-risk youth celebrate one year of stability and new beginning

February 15, 2018

Young people living within New Jersey's child welfare system face daunting odds – often moving from foster family to group home to support program yet never finding their place, sometimes traveling with their belongings in a plastic garbage bag.

"The analogy is not lost on them," said Tanya Johnson, senior assistant executive director, youth services, at the nonprofit ...