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Health & Wellness

August 5, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, can be more easily reached by calling or texting 988, or chatting on 988lifeline.org. 988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the U.S., those in need can ...

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LBI Region, NJ- With 12.6% of young Americans neither working nor in school, exposing them to greater risk of poverty and violence, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on on 2022 States with Most At Risk Youth. New Jersey ranked 4th, with children being least at risk ...

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LBI Region, NJ - With hot weather comes the fun of gathering around the pool and visiting with others for a swim. To improve pool and spa safety, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) launched Pool Safely: Simple Steps to Save Lives, a national public education campaign to reduce ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The personal finance website Wallethub released its report for the 2022 Best & Worst States for Working Dads. In order to help dads balance their dual role as parent and provider, the company compared the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 23 key indicators of ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - That huge fire burning in Burlington County's Wharton State Forest will be impacting us here in the Long Beach Region today (Tuesday).  Meteorologist Dan Zarrow from NJ 101.5 reported that the wind shift from north to south will make much of New Jersey vulnerable to ...

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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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LBI Region, NJ — With summer around the corner, Atlantic City Electric has been performing essential work to ready the local energy grid to meet increased customer demand and keep homes and businesses powered all summer long. Every day, Atlantic City Electric performs essential maintenance and grid ...

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LBI Region, NJ - In time for Summer, join us for our popular Women in Business networking meeting happening at the Residences at Stafford Senior Living Community located at 1275 Rt 72 W in Manahawkin. Happening on, Tuesday, June 28 beginning at 10am. The program will discuss the Shield to Wellness, ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The Ocean County Health Department continues their Covid 19 & Flu Vaccine clinics for the spring. Walk ins are welcome at the Little Egg Harbor Library today from 11am to 3pm. Library Clinics offers vaccines for those over twelve years in age. The library is located at ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The State of NJ has joined the National movement of recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Several events are scheduled throughout Southern Ocean County spotlighting the fact that sexual harassment, assault, and abuse can happen anywhere, including in online ...

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Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer products have been recalled due to the possible bacterial contamination, announced the FDA. Select units of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer could show the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium. The baterium typically poses little medical risk to ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The local non-profit group Sea Change Recovery Community Organization has continued to offer free group meetings and event to help those in the community. Sea Change is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to #CrushTheStigma of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and what it means to be ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The Ocean County Health Department is bringing their Vaccine Clinic to Little Egg Harbor Branch of the Ocean County Library on Thursday February 24 2 to 5pm. The branch is located at 290 Mathistown Road. This free clinic will have Covid 19 and Flu vaccines available.  The ...

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NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the Omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - Seacrest Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center recently celebrated the 100th birthday of Verna Gilley. The 100-year young resident celebrated her birthday this past December alongside a very special nurse who works at the Little Egg Harbor 171 bed skilled nursing facility.

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LBI Region, NJ - The NJ Department of Health and Vault Medical Services announced their partnership to offer a free, at-home COVID-19 saliva test kit that is available to every NJ resident who thinks they need a test – even if you don't have symptoms. To order a free test kit, go to ...

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New Jersey– The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of New Jersey, and a Winter Storm Warning for Central and Southern New Jersey.  The alerts commence at 10 p.m. tonight, and currently extend until 10 a.m. Friday morning. A front coming from the northwest will ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Ocean County Health Department is offering a series of Flu and Covid 19 Vaccination Clinics. This Saturday, January 8 will feature one located in Southern Ocean County at the Southern Regional Middle School in Manahawkin. Appointments are preferred, but all walk ins are ...

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NEW JERSEY - RWJBarnabas updated the visitor policy this week in response to the rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state. Starting Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, no visitors will be allowed in any RWJBarnabas hospital or healthcare facility. This includes inpatient acute care, Emergency ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A Monmouth County has become the second person in New Jersey testing positive for the COVID-19 omicron variant, according to the state Department of Health. The man, who was fully vaccinated and recently received the booster, became ill on November 24 after attending the Anime NYC ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from ...

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Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ -   The Ocean County Health Department has released their schedule for dates and times for flu clinics throughout the county. The Influenza vaccinations are provided at no out-of-pocket expense for Ocean County Residents. The next local clinic will be held Thursday ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - Senior Citizens may find a variety of challenges when it comes to going "online" to download or submit important information, connect with friends and family or even get stay up to date with local news. Pinelands Regional School District hopes it has found a solution. The ...

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LBI Region, NJ - This accelerated, generic baccalaureate Nursing Program (BSN) is designed for the student who has an earned baccalaureate degree or higher in another discipline who wishes to become a registered nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. Stockton's officials formally ...

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LBI Region, NJ- The Ocean County Health Department announced newly added vaccination clinics beginning in September for those looking to get initial dose or for the immunocompromised individuals who are seeking a booster. Those looking for a clinic schedule closer to home, the department are ...

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BEACH HAVEN — On Friday, August 13 David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation celebrated at their Third Annual LBI Summer Soiree held at the Seashell Resort and Beach Club. The Foundation celebrated it's long-standing friendship and partnership with the team from Jetty and they were presented ...

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Ocean County, NJ - The Ocean County Health Department announced COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Ocean County College is now open on Wednesdays/Fridays from 9am-12pm.  The site located at 1 College Drive Lot #3, Toms River and the clinic will only offer PCR testing at this time. No rapid tests ...

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STAFFORD — Chris Lawson and his fiancé Dawn Megill were on vacation in Montana in mid-July.  While on that vacation Dawn was involved in a terrible ATV accident that has left her with internal bleeding, a bowel obstruction and sepsis. Dawn was sedated in the Intensive Care Unit in a trauma ...

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