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Health & Wellness

June 23, 2022

Union County residents are advised that Union County’s free COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics at Downs Hall on the Kean University campus will close at the end of June. The testing and vaccination services will continue at other locations around the County. “Kean University has been a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ  – To commemorate the significance of Juneteenth and recognize our nation’s strides toward equity, hospitals and health care facilities across RWJBarnabas Health, the most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, will be hosting a variety of events for employees.

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites trivia fans to test their knowledge and join in celebrating Pride Month with an evening of fun at LGBTQ Trivia Night, taking place on Tuesday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at The Tavern at Union County’s Ash Brook Golf Course, 1210 Raritan Road in ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot, five months after their previous shot. The booster shots are available at Union County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Roselle and Plainfield and are free ...

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Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in June to aid those affected by COVID-19. Saturday, June 11, 2022 •         8:00 a.m. – KEAN University in Union •         Drive-Thru Saturday, June 25, ...

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Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union ...

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In a resolution passed last week at the Union County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners designated May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of this month, the Department of Human Service’s Office on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse in partnership with ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to join the Union County team for the 2022 AIDS Walk New York in Central Park on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The Union County team is organized through the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Union County LGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee. To join the ...

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Union County has full time job openings for certified Emergency Medical Technicians. The full time benefits package includes free career development through the Union County Fire/EMS academy. All applicants must be residents of Union County. “We are very proud of our EMTs, who work to meet the ...

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Earlier this week, Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams, Commissioners Sergio Granados and Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded kicked off the 2022 season of the Fresh Start Program at The Salvation Army in Elizabeth, located at 1005 East Jersey Street. This program provides shower, laundry and ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners will be holding a Walk-Up Covid-19 Emergency Food Distribution event on Saturday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. in the Elizabeth Board of Education Parking Lot, located at 600 Pearl Street in Elizabeth. “With residents still in need of assistance, Union ...

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Residents seeking information about services for seniors and their care givers can come to Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk events and meet in person with professional staff for guidance on senior programs and resources, including help with filling out applications and forms. ASK is a program ...

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently received a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant will help further the mission of providing underserved families in New Jersey with diapers and other essential baby items that parents need to give their children a ...

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Aphasia — a condition that can occur suddenly after a stroke or traumatic head injury or develop slowly from a growing tumor or disease — has been in the headlines lately due to actor Bruce Willis’ decision to retire due to his recent diagnosis.    According to the National Aphasia Association, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in April  and March to aid those affected by COVID-19. Saturday, April 9, 2022 – Holiday Distribution •         8:00 a.m. – KEAN University in ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summit Health Cares (SHC) is excited to announce the availability of two scholarships for students who are passionate about helping others and are pursuing a career in health care. Applications are now available for the 2022 Next Generation Scholarship and the Dr. Marcia ...

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