Health & Wellness

May 24, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — There were no additional cases of COVID-19 reported in Livingston on Sunday, according to data provided by Essex County The total of COVID-19 related cases in Livingston as of Sunday morning was 471. There have been 66 deaths in the township attributed to the virus. Essex County ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Days before Mother’s Day, Livingston mom Heidi Rome published a book that was inspired by a conversation she had with her nonverbal son after a new technology enabled him to share his thoughts. Her novel, entitled “You Just Have to Love Me—Mothering Instructions from My Autistic ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the latest breakdown of COVID-19 statistics as they relate to the ages of those affected within the Township of Livingston as well as the number of cases and deaths being reported out of Livingston’s long-term care (LTC) facilities, the township reported that 178 of the 412 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — There was only one new case of COVID-19 reported in Livingston as of Tuesday morning and five additional deaths, bringing the township's total to 409 cases and 58 deaths attributed to the coronavirus, according to Essex County reports. Out of those 409 cases, 223 of them (or ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- There were two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Livingston as of Sunday morning, bringing the township's total to 405 cases. There have been 53 deaths of Livingston residents associated with the coronavirus. Essex County has a total of 14,624 coronavirus cases as of Sunday ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to threaten millions of people around the world, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) is calling attention to the unique challenge that the health crisis presents for the more than 5 million Americans living with ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On a day when Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to allow state and county parks and golf courses to reopen, Livingston saw its first day without an increase in number of COVID-19 cases within the township. As of Wednesday morning, there were 389 confirmed cases in Livingston and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite seeing a continued increase in COVID-19 cases as well as deaths related to the novel coronavirus, Livingston’s governing body addressed the encouraging decrease recently seen in the five-day new case average over the last week. Speaking on behalf of the Livingston Office ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to recent personal and private donations from residents and community organizations, the Township of Livingston has been able to supply several long-term care facilities, local first responders and Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) with necessary personal protective ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After receiving a notification from the Township of Livingston that E. Cedar Street would be closed for a portion of the afternoon on April 14, Livingston High School (LHS) junior Alexandra Robbins, who lives nearby, walked to Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) with her mother ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Essex County reported that Livingston had five additional confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. on Thursday, increasing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 360. There have also been 45 deaths in Livingston that have been attributed to the coronavirus, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to a common inquiry from residents about why the number of COVID-19 deaths and mortality rate appears to be disproportionately high in Livingston, the township has released useful statistics related to the current number of cases while still adhering to strict legal ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In support of the medical professionals working around the clock to treat their patients during the global health crisis, Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure Services (SYLS) is offering free 15-minute guided meditation sessions twice a week for eight weeks to all health care ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Essex County reported that Livingston had five more confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. Monday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 346. There have been 39 deaths in Livingston that have been attributed to the coronavirus. Across Essex County, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to a request from the Livingston Office of Emergency Management (OEM), a much-needed supply of protective gowns, gloves and masks have been delivered from the New Jersey State Police to Atrium Post Acute Care of Livingston to be used in the treatment of COVID-19 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Essex County reported that Livingston had two more confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. Friday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the township to 326. In the last seven days, there have been 75 new cases of the virus in Livingston, which has had a total of 37 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the total number of COVID-19 cases in Livingston increased to 320 and the number of related deaths increased to 35 as of 9 a.m. on Thursday, the Township of Livingston—in conjunction with the local VFW, Jewish War Veterans, American Legion and Memorial Day Committee ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — While the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in the United States and around the world, the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans, including 190,000 in New Jersey, who are currently living with Alzheimer’s and their ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a few days of what he described as “encouraging numbers” that could “indicate a possible flattening of the curve of new cases and deaths associated with COVID-19” in the Township of Livingston, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Christopher Mullin is asking ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As more people begin to heed suggestions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to wear protective masks and gloves when leaving their homes in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Township of Livingston has also discovered an influx these items being thrown ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Saint Barnabas Medical Center is accepting donations of iPads and tablets for quarantined patients who are unable to get visits from family members. "People who cannot see their family can still do Facetime with them if they have an iPad or a tablet," said Jolly Kuruvilla, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite seeing fewer patients coming through the emergency department as well as a more steady flow of supplies over the last week at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), Dr. Eric Handler, Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at SBMC, expects it to be least a few more months ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, whose husband is currently recovering at home from COVID-19, served as one of three special guests who spoke to residents and businesses owners from New Jersey’s 11th District on Wednesday about the impacts of the coronavirus during a special Zoom ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students begin their spring break, the district has provided an update on the first three weeks of remote learning as well as what’s to expect when the district continues with its virtual model on April 13, and the township released a statement to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following an update from Township Manager Barry Lewis on the status of the 2020 municipal budget, Livingston Health Officer Lou Anello addressed the public during Monday’s Livingston Township Council meeting regarding the expectedly steep increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases being ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two weeks without seeing their students face to face, faculty members of the Health & Physical Education (HPE) Department at Livingston Public Schools shared a heartfelt message with their students in a collaborative homemade video meant to spread “spread hope and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to assist both local businesses and local healthcare professionals during the global health crisis, Livingston resident Sejal Lakhani-Bhatt has devised a plan to feed the hungry and weary employees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) while also stimulating the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time since the state officially enabled municipal governments to meet virtually to discuss administrative items that are necessary to the general operation of the township during the pandemic, the Livingston Township Council live-streamed its regularly scheduled ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the weather gets warmer, causing Livingston residents of all ages to want to participate in outdoor activities, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) is once again encouraging residents to fight the urge to venture out in groups. According to the LHD, there are currently 36 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In accordance with Gov. Phil Murphy’s declaration that all New Jersey school facilities will be closed until further notice, Livingston Public Schools has extended its remote learning plan, but will still take a collective spring break as planned from April 4 through April ...

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