Health & Wellness Top Stories

February 20, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center participated this year in the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program to empower new moms to live heart-healthy while raising awareness of congenital heart defects. The American Heart Association is raising awareness about ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Brother Bonaventure Extended Care & Rehabilitation Center, a not-for-profit skilled nursing center affiliated with Trinitas Regional Medical Center, has been rated one of the Best Nursing Home/Short Stay Rehabs by U.S. News & World Report. The Report was based on the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, and the university has sent a message to other students about steps to take as a precaution. The student with the disease was hospitalized Monday is receiving treatment and is recovering, Dr. Melodee Lasky, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Code Blue has been called by the Union County Department of Human Services/Division of Individual & Family Support Services, due to predicted weather conditions until Sunday night (1/30, 1/31, 2/1, 2/2 & 2/3). The individuals/families sheltered during a Code Blue must ...

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UNION, NJ – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four women in the U.S. will die from heart disease each year. Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth works to eradicate this fact with an educational event welcoming the public to learn how to better take care of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— First Lady Tammy Murphy yesterday launched a new campaign aimed to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, and the racial disparity that exists between mothers and infants who survive childbirth. Nurture NJ is a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach to improve maternal and infant ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center has earned its second consecutive Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. Trinitas was the first in Union County to achieve this important designation in 2016, and underwent ...

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ELIZABETH/CRANFORD, NJ – One hundred and twelve students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing’s 161st 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, 99 women ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Union County Prosecutors Office released their final police-administered Naloxone (Narcan) deployment map of 2018. According to a map that was released, there were 307 incidents where Narcan had to be used in Union County this past year. The map also ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The first to be born at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in 2019 came into the world at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1. Elizabeth residents Rosa Serrano De Orellana and Jose Alfredo arrived at Trinitas in Labor and Delivery around 11:30 a.m. after Rosa started experiencing very ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - It's a matter of tradition and for the past 20 years, being a patient at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on Christmas Day doesn't necessarily mean missing the spirit of Christmas. This year was no different! About 44 employees, volunteers, members of the community and two ...

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NEWARK, NJ — State health officials said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, December 24 between noon and 4 p.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Brussels, Belgium, had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - MD Advantage Insurance Company’s 2019 Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine awards program named Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s CEO Gary S. Horan as the recipient of the Outstanding Healthcare Executive Award. Horan, a resident of Sea Girt, has been the chief executive of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has, once again, come to the rescue of Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Services Program, this time, just in time for the holidays. The most recent grant from Phillips 66 in the amount of $81,300 has enabled the purchase of an urgently needed, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Update December 6: Note that all training sessions start at 6 p.m. except the February and March sessions in Elizabeth which will be held at 11 a.m.   It’s no secret that Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis. According to the latest data by the Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Do you need health coverage? Mayor J, Christian Bollwage and the City of Elizabeth invite you to visit GetCovered.NJ.gov a new state website for open enrollment through December 15. Anyone needing help with enrollment can visit or speak to a trained professional at one of the ...

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