Back-to-School Conference Offers Strategies to Prevent Suicide

August 12, 2018

BELLE MEAD, NJ – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies Inc. and Attitudes In Reverse will hold their sixth annual National Suicide Prevention Day Conference entitled “Back to School: Building Youths’ Resiliency” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carrier Clinic, 252 County Road 601.

The event is co-sponsored by Carrier ...

Wood-Ridge Health Department to Hold Annual Blood Screening Program

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Board of Health is offering their Annual Blood Screening Program on Wednesday, September 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 am at the Senior Center located at 495 Highland Avenue.  This program is open to all adults 18 years of age and older.  This is an opportunity to check your body's internal wellness.

The test will consist of CBC, Chem 23 and ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through Tuesday Aug 7

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7.

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health ...

Hasbrouck Heights to Host Blood Drive on August 13

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, August 13 at Borough Hall at 320 Boulevard. It is scheduled from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

According to Community Blood Services, every 2.5 second someone needs blood. Less than 5% of the population donates blood, yet 80% of the population needs blood. The need is more critical in the summer ...

Hasbrouck Heights Health Department Offers Safe Driver Program

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Health Department will sponsor the AARP Safe Driver Program on Monday, August 6. It will be held in the Community Room of Borough Hall and run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The program is open to drivers of all ages. Completing the course, which is renewable every three years, will allow drivers a two point reduction from their ...

Exotic Longhorned Tick Species Found in Bergen County

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - In recent months, the exotic longhorned tick has been found throughout the garden state, with one such tick being recently identified in Bergen County.

This invasive species uses humans, other mammals, and birds as hosts. Longhorned ticks found thus far in New Jersey have tested negative for pathogens dangerous to humans or animals, but in other countries these ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until ...

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