Health & Wellness

May 7, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools Head Nurse Joyce Hirsch has been honored as Union County School Nurse of the Year. Hirsch received the award at the Union County School Nurse Association’s virtual meeting on May 4, which was attended by more than 100 nurses. The criteria for the award ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - As of Wednesday, city officials have received notice of 6 new deaths, bringing the Linden total to 42, according to the city's COVID-19 live Google document. Mayor Derek Armstead wrote in a post on his Facebook page, "To date a total of 42 people ranging in ages 48 to 93 have lost ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Two school nurses employed by Linden Public Schools have joined Union County's fight against COVID-19 by volunteering in a big way. Elizabeth Radil of School No. 6 and Colleen Goeller of the Central Registration Office are both working to assist coronavirus efforts in addition to ...

Read more »

Union County, NJ - As of this weekend, the Union County COVID-19 Drive-Thru Center has surpassed 7,000 tests to Union County residents, emergency responders and medical personnel from more than 180 municipalities in New Jersey. The first responders and medical personnel have come from as far south ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ – As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, a Linden pharmacy owner thought it was important to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to those working on the frontline. Vinit Parikh, owner of St. Georges Family Pharmacy, contacted Sixth Ward Councilman John Francis Roman ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ — Mayor Derek Armstead is asking the Linden community to join him in a city-wide silent prayer and moment of silence in memory of the residents who have passed away due to the coronavirus COVID-19. In a post on his Facebook page, Armstead shared the gif animation with details for the ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - The count of people in the city with confirmed cases of the coronavirus, COVID-19 rose to 31 with one case that resulted in death, according to the latest city update this afternoon.  The update, provided by Mayor Derek Armstead and the City Council, noted Murphy’s executive order ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Sisters & Brothers Emergency Food Pantry will be open Thursday @ 3pm  located at 1318 East St. Georges Ave ​ Valid ID is required Sign up for TAPinto Linden E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Linden! Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - As of Sunday evening, there has been ten confirmed COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-related death in Linden, officials confirm.  Mayor Derek Armstead wrote in a post on Facebook, “It saddens me to report we now have one confirmed death in the City of Linden.  Our total confirmed ...

Read more »

UNION COUNTY, NJ - If you are in need of a home-delivered meal and reside in Union County, you may be eligible for the Meals on Wheels program if you meet ALL of the following criteria: 60 years or older Live alone Unable to shop or prepare a meal for yourself If you meet the ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - According to Mayor Derek Armstead, there is still only one confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus in Linden. Mayor Armstead sent out an advisory message Monday evening, with the latest COVID-19 update for the City of Linden. Read it here Starting March 18, Linden City Hall will be ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - At Linden's Workshop meeting, it was advised that if anyone has any concerns regarding the pandemic they are welcome to email our health office at covid19@linden-nj.org. Also, if there are any "seniors" who have food insecurities Mayor Armstead has said they should call his office.

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy announced that New Jerseyans should not leave their homes from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am; recommending a statewide curfew for all residents, casinos, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and gyms and businesses in an attempt to contain the spread of the corona virus.

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Many people have asked about an update on the one Linden COVID19 case and a possible notification of any public venues the person visited in the city.  The following is an update from our health officer. "Good Morning, Proper procedure has been followed and any one that is ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - In a video released by Mayor Derek Armstead, Linden has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 virus. Please see the video below with safety tips from Linden officials: Armstead is asking the public to only reach out to Health Office for regarding this matter.  “Residents ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Two Linden High School groups combined to raised nearly $3,000 to fight breast cancer.  The Linden High School girls volleyball team raised over $1,400 through its seventh annual “Pink Out” match. Proceeds are being donated to the Rutgers Cancer Institute to fund research to find a ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby said, "Thank you " to the residents of the 5th Ward of Linden for participating in yesterday's, November 5, 2019 general election.  Councilwoman Cosby won her seat for three more years.  Councilwoman Cosby said, "I am honored to return to the office of 5th ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden Public Library will be hosting blood drives on the second Monday of each month 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in an effort to collect blood donations for those in need. The events will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden. For ...

Read more »