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Jersey City Medical Center Recruiting for Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians

July 6, 2022

JERSEY CITY - Jersey City Medical Center is hosting a recruitment event for registered nurses and patient care technicians on Thursday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will be held at JCMC’s new Emergency Department at 355 Jersey Ave. in Jersey City. 

JCMC is recruiting for nurses in all areas and is offering a $5,000 night shift sign-on bonus. The hospital offers ...

FDA Says Parents Should Not Use Baby Neck Floats Due to Risk of Injury or Death

Parents, caregivers, and health care providers are being warned to not use neck floats with babies for water therapy interventions, especially with babies who have developmental delays or special needs, such as spina bifida, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The use of these products can lead to ...

Hoboken Health Department: COVID Cases Remain High

HOBOKEN, NJ —Between June 4 and 24, the Hoboken Health Department reported 489 new COVID-19 infections, which, it says are primarily associated “with schools, daycare, social gatherings, travel and work.”

The health department noted that cases are high, especially in childcare centers.

New COVID-19 cases are being investigated on a priority basis, focusing on individuals ...

Free Fitness In The Park Series: Here's Where To Catch A Class

HOBOKEN, NJ — The city’s Fitness in the Park program is back, bringing a series of free sample classes hosted by local gyms to five parks across Hoboken.

Attendees are asked to wear sneakers and loose-fitting clothing. They should also bring water and, if needed, a mat.

In the event of inclement weather, call the fitness or yoga studio for updates.

The program is part of the ...

Hoboken To Offer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic On Friday

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children between the ages of 3 and 5 on Friday.

The clinic, which is made possible through a partnership with Hoboken Health Department and Medicine Man Pharmacy & Compounding, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 7th and Jackson Gymnasium (605 Jackson Street).

According to the city, the clinic will feature the ...

International Yoga Day: Hoboken Yoga Instructor Touts Benefits Of Striking A Pose

HOBOKEN, NJ – The summer solstice arrives Tuesday, kicking off the official calendar start of the season and gifting us with the longest day of the year in terms of daylight.

But, did you know it’s also International Yoga Day?

It has been celebrated annually on June 21 since 2015, when the United Nations General Assembly designated the summer solstice as a day to way to ...

State Department Of Health Officials Announce First Case Of Monkeypox in New Jersey

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 confirmatory test for the monkeypox virus, one of the viruses associated with the ...

Walgreens Brand Acetaminophen Recalled Due to Packaging Concerns; Risk of Poisoning

Walgreens Brand Acetaminophen has been recalled due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirements, announced Aurohealth. The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

The recalled over-the-counter products contain the regulated ...

Menendez Leads Call for Expanded Health Benefits for Veterans Suffering from Past Exposure to Toxins

BAYONNE, NJ - Standing in front of the Flournoy Gethers VFW in Bayonne, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined local officials and members of veterans groups to call on Congress to support the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, or PACT Act.

This bipartisan legislation, which would expand health care access to more than 3.5 million ...

Jersey City Medical Center Announces Carlos Lejnieks as new Chair of the Medical Center’s Board of Trustees

JERSEY CITY, NJ  — Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, the leading academic health system in New Jersey, has welcomed Carlos Lejnieks, the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties, as the hospital’s new board chair. Lejnieks has served on the JCMC board since 2011. 

From 2014 to 2017, he was chair ...

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Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

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5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Hudson County Schools of Technology Hosts Industry Partner Breakfast

July 2, 2022

SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an opportunity for partners to network with each other, as well as with teachers and staff who ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

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Jul 4, 1929 - Dec 12, 2021
James Dugan, a former State Senator, State Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party, and a ...
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