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Health & Wellness

June 27, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health has scheduled a special clinic solely for children aged six months to five years old on June 29 at the Senior Wellness Center in Bridgewater. The federal government has approved both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna pediatric COVID-19 ...

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WASHINGTON -- The ruling issued by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Friday overturning Roe vs. Wade yielded swift response from New Jersey elected officials and women's rights advocates.  Under the SCOTUS decision written for the majority by Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., who grew ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city’s two major hospitals are abandoning their plans to merge after the Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal. RWJBarnabas Health and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, with hospitals less than one mile apart, issued a statement today, June 14, stating the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Health Department in conjunction with Green Brook Family Medicine and Hillsboro Pharmacy are hosting two COVID-19 clinics on Saturday, June 11 and Thursday, June at the township municipal building, 379 South Branch Road. Hillsboro Pharmacy will provide: - ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – To ensure families and friends are protected from COVID during summer vacation, travels, and activities, the Somerset County Department of Health has scheduled additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics in June and July. These include clinics at the Senior Wellness Center at ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township police officers have completed specialized training offered by Parents of Autistic Children and are implementing a communication system to assist parents and police in emergency situations. The goal of this program is to allow parents or guardians of children with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block the merger of the city’s two hospitals, saying it would be a poison pill for patients of Middlesex County. The consumer watchdog entity has also filed an administrative complaint to block ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County-operated senior wellness centers, managed by the Office on Aging & Disability Services, are open for in-person programming on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Virtual programs and the Grab & Go Lunch service are still available ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses will be tobacco free, President Jonathan Holloway said Wednesday as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative. The tobacco-free policy, which will be effective as of Jan. 1, 2023, covers all campuses – indoors and outdoors ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Health Department, in conjunction with the medical staff of Green Brook Family Medicine, will administer COVID-19 booster shots on Thursday, June 2 from 4-7 p.m. at the Hillsborough Municipal Building, 379 South Branch Road. An additional clinic will be held on ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Radiological tests conducted at Colonia High School have found “no evidence of any cancer-causing hazard” and no reason for further environmental investigations at the school, Mayor John E. McCormac announced today. For two weeks in April, Woodbridge paid for radiological ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 61,083 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus since March, 2020, an increase of 128 overnight and 855 COVID-19 deaths. Hillsborough had an increase of 16 new cases overnight, bringing its total to 6,543 COVID-19 cases since ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 60,995 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus since March, 2020, an increase of 270 overnight and 855 COVID-19 deaths. Hillsborough had an increase of 39 new cases overnight, bringing its total to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 60,682 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus since March, 2020, an increase of 210 overnight and 855 COVID-19 deaths. Hillsborough had an increase of 34 new cases overnight, bringing its total to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 60,372 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus since March, 2020, an increase of 170 overnight and 855 COVID-19 deaths. SHillsborough had an increase of 26 new cases overnight, bringing its total to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hong Zhang from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s 4-West Neuroscience Pavilion, was honored as the hospital’s 2022 Magnet Nurse of the Year during its annual Nurse Excellence Awards and Scholarship Presentation recently. Zhang, who lives in Doylestown, Pa., ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The total number of COVID-19 infections in New Jersey surpassed the 2 million mark over the weekend, with the NJDOH reporting 2,000,120 cases since March, 2020 when the first cases were recorded. New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this past week in Somerset County and New ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Anthony V. Cava will be retiring from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, effective Jan. 2, 2023. Patrick Delaney, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, will succeed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New cases of COVID-19 surged dramatically this week in Somerset County and New Jersey, with 354 new cases reported overnight in Somerset County, and 5,309 new cases reported in New Jersey. Somerset County reported 138 new cases on Tuesday; 124 on Wednesday and 193 on ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Pet owners, beware. The Hillsborough Health Department has reported the first encounter this year between a rabid raccoon and several dogs on May 8. The raccoon tested positive for rabies. Rabies can be fatal if left untreated. Humans, dogs and cats are susceptible and can ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 59,616 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 1293 cases overnight and 855 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. Hillsborough has had a total of 6,354 COVID-19 cases since March 2020, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 59,423 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 124 cases overnight and 853 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. Somerville has had a total of 2,254 COVID-19 cases since March 2020, with 20 COVID-19 related ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 59,299 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 139 cases overnight and 853 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 1,975,972 total cases since last year, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed May 2022 as “Stigma Free Month” as part of National Mental Health Awareness Month. The national Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that twenty percent of Americans are living with a diagnosable mental health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 57,321 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 853 deaths since March 8, 2020. Hillsborough has had a total of 5,552 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported 127 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 57,257 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020. Hillsborough has had a total of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 127 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 57,130 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020. Hillsborough has had a total of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 since Thursday, April 14, bringing the county's total to 57,113 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020. Somerville has had a total of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported 306 new cases of COVID-19 since Thursday, April 14, bringing the county's total to 56,971 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020. Somerville has had a total of ...

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