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May 17 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 12 New Cases Overnight

May 17, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,624 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 12 overnight and a total of 730 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 883,272 total cases since last year, an increase of 279 overnight. There are 23,327 COVID-19-related deaths ...

May 16 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 2 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,612 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 2 overnight and a total of 729 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 882,973 total cases since last year, an increase of 233 overnight. There are 23,313 COVID-19-related deaths in New ...

May 15 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 16 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,610 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 16 overnight and a total of 729 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 882,750 total cases since last year, an increase of 551 overnight. There are 23,304 COVID-19-related deaths in ...

May 14 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 13 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,594 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 13 overnight and a total of 729 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 882,199 total cases since last year, an increase of 208 overnight. There are 23,284 COVID-19-related deaths ...

May 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 11 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,581 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 11 overnight and a total of 728 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported 881,991 total cases since last year, an increase of 356 overnight. There are 23,258 COVID-19-related ...

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for Kids 12-15 in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ - The Pfizer vaccine has received approval to be administered to children ages 12-15 in New Jersey according to state health officials.

The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to be administered to those children.

“With today’s ...

May 12 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 15 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,570 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 15 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 881,635 total cases since last year, an increase of 464 overnight. There are 23,234 COVID-19-related ...

NJ Data: 58 Percent of Hillsborough Residents Vaccinated for COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey has launched a new COVID-19 dashboard that includes the percentages of adults in each municipality who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and those who are fully vaccinated.

The Vaccine Overview on the dashboard provides a breakdown by county with a click-on feature for every municipality that shows vaccination percentages for ...

May 11 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 17 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 23,555 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 17 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 881,171 total cases since last year, an increase of 536 overnight. There are 23,201 COVID-19-related deaths in New ...

RWJUH/Somerset Rated in Top 5 Percent of US Hospitals for Patient Safety

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized with the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award.

This distinction places RWJUH/Somerset among the top 5% in the nation for patient safety based on patient safety data from acute care hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading ...

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Somerset County Hosts 10 COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics May 10-15

May 7, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County is holding ten open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus.

In addition to hosting clinics throughout the county, for the first time Somerset will be providing all three CDC approved vaccines after receiving its first allotment of Pfizer.

“The ...

Governor Murphy Announces Intent to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

May 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has begun working with Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Coughlin on legislation that will end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in place since March 2020, while also ensuring that the Administration retains necessary tools to manage the ongoing threat to public health, as well as recovery and vaccination efforts.  

The Public ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...