Health & Wellness

June 12, 2021

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County and Atlantic Health System (AHS) will be phasing down operations at the Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall over the next month as New Jersey closes in on its goal of vaccinating 70 percent of adults in response to the ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Health Department will hold three COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics during the month of June. The dates of the clinics are: Thursday June 10 from 5pm - 7pm Saturday June 12 from 8:30am - 11:30am  Tuesday June 15 from 9am - 11am  The J&J Janssen COVID-19 ...

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Human Services to Work with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Free Online Tool Will Bolster Efforts Help Consumers Find Trusted and High-Quality Addiction Treatment Options Across New Jersey  (TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced today ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — While 73% of New Jerseyans say they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and another 10% say they will likely get a shot, there are still 16% who remain unwilling to take the vaccine, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The large number of Garden ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – A geneticist with Atlantic Health System’s physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, recently treated the first patient in the United States in a clinical trial with a genetic therapy developed by BioMarin, designed to help patients who are not able to metabolize phenylalanine, ...

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We have all been adjusting to the reality that COVID is an infectious disease, but we now know that it is also a profound chronic stressor with serious implications for mental health. These stressors are impacting mental health for all of us, but women, and especially women of color, have been hit ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to attend the "Grateful for the Shot Event" this Saturday, June 6 where any person, 12 years of age and older, can receive the Pfizer vaccine free of charge. The event will take place at the Bethel AME Church located at 59 Spring Street in Morristown ...

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NEW JERSEY - Enjoy the summer weather and all that comes with it, but be sure to take the precautions that will keep you and your family safe. This page and the others associated with it, offer tips with an intentional focus on the very young and the very old as these populations are the most ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be at the Interfaith Food Pantry (2 Executive Drive) in Morris Plains; all day on Friday, May 28 The HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police tactical operations is now a mobile recovery access vehicle.  The vehicle, which  has trained ...

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On Thursday, May 20, ‘Robotics in the Operating Room’ featuring Dr. Gregg Zimmerman, Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, Saint Clare’s Health aired on ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health. The community is invited to register for the ...

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Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc has voluntarily recalled L.I.D. Green Pea and Chicken Dry Cat Food due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced the FDA. The contamination was discovered after a routine sample was obtained by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The products were ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 2021 – Overlook Medical Center recently opened the Atlantic Fibroid Center, a program tailored to provide care focused on this common women’s health condition. Patients at the Fibroid Center have access to the most advanced diagnostic testing and treatments – from ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Gov. Phil Murphy Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County Mega-site, located at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey is now offering more incentives for unvaccinated people to get their shots, including free wine, free access to state beaches, and a chance to dine with the governor and first lady of the state. During his press briefing held at Island Beach State Park, Gov. Phil Murphy ...

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To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones  May 11, 2021, Morristown, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), ...

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CAPTION: Madison Area YMCA Personal Trainer Marie-France Greer conducts a balance assessment as part of the Wellness MY WAY program, with Madeline Tubbs age 15 from Pine Brook. The new 12-week program is a benefit of Madison Area YMCA membership at no additional fee.   Your wellness has never ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said. The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination ...

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They outlasted COVID-19 but are shuttering amid rising costs and limited funds. Some expect this to be the start of more closings. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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WAYNE, NJ — For the last fourteen months, New Jerseyans have been in the midst of the worst global pandemic in most of our lifetimes. The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in NJ has just recently reached the 1 million mark. This is one out of every nine people in the state. Just over 25,000 have ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,731,049 vaccine doses, (3,437,601 million fully vaccinated ...

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State is spending $50 million to reach out, including calls to 260,000 people urging them to get vaccinated This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,640,505 vaccine doses, (3.368,129 million fully vaccinated ...

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Though behavioral health cases remain a small number of the overall emergency visits, the increase is causing concern Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,135,235 vaccine doses, (4,278,315 with at least one dose and 3.25 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers researchers are developing a rapid breathalyzer test that would determine in minutes if someone is infected with COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses. “In addition to helping diagnose COVID-19, the goal of the project is to create a platform that can be expanded ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Effective Thursday, April 29, the all six vaccine mega sites are open for walk-in vaccinations.  Residents, 16 and up can come to the mega sites between select times. See times and locations of the megasites below: Atlantic County Megasite (Atlantic City Convention ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,834,212 vaccine doses, (4,167,316 with at least one dose and ...

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