Press Releases

May 27, 2020

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of their health needs related to COVID-19 or to care for their family members. This relief helps ensure employees are not forced to choose between being paid or staying home to care for ...

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New Jersey - People are going back to work and SafeTemp can make that transition back into the workplace safer. While it's a novel idea, getting your temperature at the door when you walk into work could be just what the doctor ordered for both the workforce and the public. Such safety measures ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will hold two free, virtual events in May to inspire more adults and kids to keep their minds and bodies active.  On Sunday, May 24, the Y will participate in the annual Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and ...

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April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Amid the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its extraordinary impact on the health, economic and social well-being of our state, Earth Day is a historic milestone deserving of celebration and sustained action. It also is an ...

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NEW JERSEY – While businesses prepare to get back to work, safety is top of mind, giving rise to SafeTemp Kiosk, a touchless thermal temperature scanner for fever detection in public and work environments. SafeTemp Kiosk The origins of SafeTemp Kiosk came from the thinking of entrepreneurial ...

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Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc. (DDNJ) and Delta Dental of Connecticut, Inc. (DDCT) announced the launch of its Dentist Support Program to provide their network dentists in New Jersey and Connecticut with much-needed financial relief amounting to $13 million during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...

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It’s almost here: the reopening of business. While actually doing business going forward may be more challenging, Media Services Worldwide is pleased to offer our SafeTemp Kiosk solution, a way to make opening your doors more safe, both for your employees and your customers. Media Services ...

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It’s almost here: the reopening of business. While actually doing business going forward may be more challenging, Media Services Worldwide is pleased to offer our SafeTemp Kiosk solution, a way to make opening your doors more safe, both for your employees and your customers. Media Services ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ -- Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the Office of the Bergen County Clerk will continue to remain closed to the public. However, we have been able to “keep the wheels turning” and carry out many of our functions due to the efforts, innovation and adaptability of my diligent ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- After the Greater Bergen County YMCA learned recently about a local family’s effort to feed those in need, the Y staff began to explore ways to help.  After a matter of phone calls, the Y in Hackensack established a program to assist in collecting and distributing food with the ...

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LIVINGSTON, N.J. -- The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will hold its first Mother's Day Weekend Virtual 5K and Family Fun Run, an opportunity for people of all ages to get outside, get active, and engage with their community while also staying safe and practicing social distancing.  The event ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that he will issue an Executive Order re-opening most sites within Bergen County’s Park System and golf courses effective Saturday, May 2 with some exceptions such as the Bergen County Zoo and the McFaul Environmental Center, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges now offers a new Virtual Kindergarten Readiness Program to help preschool-age children develop the skills they’ll need as kindergartners. Starting Monday, April 20, the Y’s Virtual Kindergarten Readiness Program features activities designed ...

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Dr. Keith Libou serves as Chief Clinical Officer at Delta Dental of New Jersey, the state’s leading dental benefits carrier.  He is licensed to practice dentistry in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. In this Q&A, he addresses many common oral health and dentistry questions to help keep ...

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LIVINGSTON, N.J. -- The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has launched a new Distance Learning Support program to ease the burden on parents who are now juggling work duties with school instruction at home. The program offers virtual one-on-one support to youth in grades K-8 as they complete ...

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Mobile fresh food markets. Community walks. Weight-loss challenges. Healthy corner stores. Outdoor yoga. Bike trails. Health fairs. These and other innovative programs helped New Jersey communities win recognition through the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute’s annual Mayors Wellness ...

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