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State Health Chief Impressed With Hunterdon Health Department

August 13, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The state Commissioner of Health visited with the county’s health Department and other county officials Thursday.

Dr. Shereef Elnahal made the visit here as part of his effort to visit every Health Department in the state. He said he had about a third of the departments on his list yet to visit, but was quick to point out that “there’s a random order, ...

Safe Harbor Bursts The Stigma of Mental Illness

FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Safe Harbor presents “Burst the Stigma,” an event to celebrate the feeling of healing and brightness that comes with bringing the community together.

Safe Harbor's mission is to continue from its previous “Hold onto the Light” event and bring greater awareness to mental illness and foster community support through a celebration of bubbles at the ...

Flemington Man Joins HMC as Sports Medicine Coordinator

RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Eric Bridenbaugh of Flemington has joined the staff of Hunterdon Healthcare as the new Sports Medicine Coordinator.

Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center.

Bridenbaugh will be working as the Athletic Trainer at Raritan Valley Community College and also be responsible for developing a sports medicine program with other colleges, high ...

Family Reaches Out to Others After Death of 20-Year-Old Son

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The death of a 20-year-old township boy has led his family to ask “those who need help, please reach out to those who love you.

“To all those who struggle, know your pain is not isolated and there are others who understand, and want to help. The hardest step is to put out a hand,” reads the obituary of Christopher Evan Soldano.

Soldano died July ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Welcomes Dr. Donald Novy

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Healthcare has announced that Dr. Donald Novy has joined the practice of Hunterdon Internal Medicine Associates. 

Hunterdon Internal Medicine Associates is located in the Sandhill Professional Building, 6 Sandhill Road, Suite 201, in Flemington. Dr. Novy will be working with Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Gregory E. Broslawski.

Dr. Novy received his ...

Overlook Medical Center Sole NJ Institution Named to '100 Great Community Hospitals' List

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the only hospital in the Garden State to be named to the 2018 list of '100 Great Community Hospitals' recently released by Becker’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders, which includes Becker’s Hospital Review and other ...

HMC's Blood Donors Include Chief Medical Officer

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Probably everyone has driven past a “Blood Drive” sign in their community, yet only a small number of actually give blood on a regular basis.

There are a handful of reasons why some might not want to donate. There’s worry that it might hurt, cause discomfort, or that it will take up too much time.

While each of those fears is valid, they are not ...

Cardiologist Takes Helm at Hunterdon Medical Center

RARITAN TWP., NJ – There’s a new guy at the top.

Dr. Robert J. Cody is now the Interim President and CEO of Hunterdon Healthcare System, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. He replaces long-time chief executive Robert P. Wise, who announced his retirement in May.

Cody brings a varied background to the job. He is a licensed cardiologist, but he also holds an MBA. He ...

Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

BELLE MEAD. NJ -Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her this courage and inner ...

YMCA Hosts Free Nutrition Workshop for Parents of Young Children and Expecting Parents

CLINTON TWP., NJ – Tomorrow will mark the Hunterdon County YMCA’s inaugural Start Healthy Stay Healthy (SHSH) First Thousand Days Nutrition workshop, which will be held at the Y’s Round Valley branch here. The workshop is offered free of charge and is open to the community.

The SHSH workshops, which are funded by Nestle-Gerber, are established to improve the diets of young ...

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