Press Releases

May 7, 2020

FREEHOLD, NJ – In recognition of National Nurses Week, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is thanking all nurses, especially the Monmouth County Health Department public nurses and volunteer nurses, for the vital role that they play in healthcare and the COVID-19 pandemic.  “As a ...

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Investors Bank, through its charitable foundation, is releasing more than $1.13 million in financial grants to not-for-profit organizations in New Jersey and New York. The Investors Foundation is making the grants as not-for-profit organizations face a doubling and tripling in the demand for the ...

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HAMILTON, N.J. – For the first time ever, the annual Congressional Art Competition held by Rep. Chris Smith as part of a national competition for his district’s high school students, will be a “virtual” online show to ensure the safety of students, parents, teachers and the interested public.   ...

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Cross-Departmental Professionals Spark Inspiration During Challenging Time FREEHOLD, N.J., April 24, 2020 – The healthcare professionals on the front lines during this unprecedented global pandemic are real-life heroes. Anyone seeking an illustration of this truth in action need look no further ...

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As human service needs caused by the COVID-19 crisis expand daily, Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services) is working aggressively to identify the most pressing issues throughout Monmouth County and the most effective ways to communicate critical services and support systems to ...

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Monmouth County has 4,669 positive cases of COVID-19 FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that, as of April 19, the State is reporting 141 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County, bringing the ...

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WALL, NJ – An ongoing donation drive headed by the New Jersey State Troopers union and the Health Care Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE; representing registered nurses and other health care workers) got a major boost this week receiving thousands of Personal Protection Equipment (gloves and ...

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Holmdel, NJ  - In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, VNA Health Group’s Visiting Physician Services team is now offering Telehealth visits in addition to making house calls to older, homebound patients. According to Alex Binder, VP and Practice Manager, “We remain committed to ensuring our patients ...

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SHREWSBURY, NJ (April 15, 2020) - In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is now offering telehealth counseling to support children, teens, and adults in need of outpatient behavioral health services, including mental health care and addiction recovery. The shift to ...

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Workers at labor & business trade assns. need inclusion in CARES Act WASHINGTON, DC – As part of their effort to amend the critical COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program and both labor and business member organizations to tap into the loan program and sustain staff during the economic ...

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District 13, Monmouth County, NJ: Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (all R-Monmouth) called for the Governor and Department of Labor to commit to ending the backlog of unemployment claims as soon as possible in a joint statement ...

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