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Livingston Summer Camp Among Many New Jersey Programs to Reopen in July

May 30, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston announced on Friday that its recreational summer camp will open in July with several changes and variations after Gov. Phil Murphy officially lifted restrictions for daycare centers, summer camps and non-contact youth sports.

The reopening dates are as follows, according to the state:

Child care centers (June 15)
Non-contact ...

Livingston Cancels July 4th Celebration; Provides Updates on Programs and Services

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although Livingston programs and events continue to be affected by the pandemic—including the latest status updates provided below on popular township events such as the annual 4th of July celebration, Youth Appreciation Week, summer gazebo concerts and more—the township continues to provide essential services to all residents and has gradually been adding other ...

Livingston Officials Urge Public to Remember Veterans, Provide Updates on Garbage/Recycling

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although Livingston’s annual Memorial Day ceremony and parade have been canceled this year due to the pandemic, the Township of Livingston reminds residents that all township buildings and facilities, including all fields and courts, remain closed to the public through the holiday weekend and until further notice.

Officials also urged all community members to ...

Livingston Chief Urges Caution as Murphy Allows Outdoor Gatherings of 25

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the 10-person limit on outdoor gatherings on Friday and has granted up to 25 to congregate so long as all individuals adhere to the proper COVID-19 safety protocols. 

Altering the restrictions does not impact indoor gatherings, which remain capped at 10 ...

Livingston Adds Six Coronavirus Cases; Murphy Aims to Reopen Outdoor Businesses

LIVINGSTON, NJ — There were six new COVID-19 cases in Livingston on Monday morning, according to data released by Essex County, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in Livingston to 459 with 63 deaths being attributed to COVID-19.

Murphy signed an executive order on Monday allowing some additional outdoor recreational areas and businesses to restart ...

Grant Program Established to Help Livingston Businesses Reopen

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Recognizing local businesses as “an important part of [the Livingston] community’s identity,” the Livingston Business Improvement District (BID) recently partnered with the Township of Livingston to support independently owned businesses with the community that have been unexpectedly devastated by the COVID-19 crisis.

Together, the township and the BID ...

Murphy: COVID-19 Measures on Decline; 'All the Important Metrics We Needed to Fall into Place Have Been Doing So'

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy cited significant drop in daily deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU and ventilator patients, at his daily press conference in Trenton on Wednesday .

According to the Governor:

New hospitalizations are down two-thirds from the peak.
Total hospitalizations are down nearly half since the peak.
The numbers of patients in ICU and on ventilators are both ...

Livingston Introduces Municipal Budget with Zero Percent Increase to Taxpayers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite dipping into surplus funds in order to mitigate anticipated revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support relief programs being established for local small businesses, the Livingston Township Council introduced its 2020 municipal budget on Monday with a 0-percent tax increase to the average Livingston home assessed at $704,000.

A public hearing ...

Murphy to Allow Non-Essential Retailers to Reopen for Curbside Pickup

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Wednesday permitting non-essential businesses to reopen beginning as early as next week if they are able to offer curbside pickup.

According to the order, permitting curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses is reasonable in that it "avoids unnecessary contact between customers and staff in enclosed ...

Gov. Murphy and State Police Chief: No Graduation Ceremonies or Parades That Gather Crowds

TRENTON, NJ -- During his daily COVID-19 press conference on Monday, May 11, Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey State Police Col. Patrick Callahan attempted to clarify some confusion following publication of a letter Callahan sent to school administrators concerning high school graduations ceremonies and car caravans.

Over the weekend, the head of the state police advised school districts ...

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Essex County News: Testing Expanded in Effort to Reach Newark’s Immigrant Population

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Recognizing its status as one of the areas most affected by the coronavirus, Essex County has expanded its testing to some of Newark’s more hard-to-serve populations this week, including the Ironbound’s immigrant community. 

Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin (D-Newark), who was part of the team that set up a pop-up site in the parking lot of the ...

Hourly and Live-In Aides Available Today to Help Clients Stay Safe at Home

June 5, 2020

As partners, our common goal is the safety and well-being of our communities. At BAYADA we work with a sense of purpose and responsibility to ensure the safety of clients within their homes through the delivery of quality care in the home. Amidst the changing climate of COVID-19, BAYADA Home Health Care is well-prepared to manage the most complex health care needs in the home. Our ...

Morristown, Overlook Chief Nursing Officers Named ‘CNOs to Know’ by Becker’s Healthcare

SUMMIT & MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2020 – The chief nursing officers of two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named to the 2020 list of “50 Hospital and Health System CNOs to Know,” by Becker’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading news sources covering the health care field.

Carol Jones, RN and chief nursing officer at Morristown Medical Center, ...

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs.

Other NJ News: More Than 1,500 Gather in Summit to Protest for Racial Equality, Justice

June 3, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ — More than 1,500 citizens from Hilltop City and surrounding towns gathered on Tuesday afternoon at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS) to show their support for the "Black Lives Matter" movement and to set a high bar for respectful, organized ...