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Is Monmouth County Next? Free At-Home COVID-19 Testing For all Passaic County Residents

May 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY: All Passaic County residents can now sign up to receive a free COVID-19 saliva test kit that can be self-administered at home.  This is the first at-home testing model being conducted by any local or county government in the State of New Jersey.

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders are partnering with Vault Medical Services of New Jersey and the Rutgers Clinical ...

You too can L.E.A.D. - NJ Social Distance Walk to Benefit Community Drug and Violence Prevention Programs

Jersey Shore:  — L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) kicked off the first-ever New Jersey Social Distance Walk this week on the Belmar boardwalk — a fundraising effort to help keep local drug prevention programs in communities and schools. You can organize one in your town too! 

Standing six feet apart from each other, representatives from Belmar and Lake Como ...

Operation Hope: Horses Bring Healing Peace

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: A piece of HOPE during tough times is something that is so important. We all need something to look forward to and there is something exciting that is galloping towards the near future. What happens when two like-minded individuals come together for a shared dream? ...

How Will Coronavirus Impact Summer Fun?

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Scott J. Druckman, D.O. contributes to topics such as Behavioral Health, Nutrition.

Memorial Day weekend! The holiday always signals the start of the summer season at the Jersey Shore. With beaches now open, and physical distancing and other health and safety measures in place to keep beach goers safe, what will our pandemic summer look like, ...

Local Grocery Stores Issue Recall on Healthy Choice Power Bowls

SUSSEX, NJ – Supermarkets Stop and Shop and Weis Markets have issued recalls on Healthy Choice Power Bowl 9.5 ounce Chicken Feta and Farro.  The United States Department of Agriculture have issues a warning that expands on a recall issued on April 10, 2020.Conagra Brands, Inc. or Russellville, Arkansas and Marshall, Missouri recalled approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready to eat ...

PSA from Hazlet's Hope Network: Addiction does not close or shut down, we are here for you 24/7

Dear Family & Friends,

At this time Hazlet's Hope Network is operating & running, as we always are! Addiction doesn't close or shut down due to this national pandemic. Being quarantined has left many people feeling isolated and depressed. If you or loved one is in need of help, please reach out to us by calling our Crisis Hotline available 24/7 (732) 739-7717.  Our Peer ...

Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome, Possible Link to COVID-19 in Children

Clinical Contributors to this Story

Aryeh Baer, M.D. contributes to topics such as Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Kevin A Slavin, M.D. contributes to topics such as Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

We know that COVID-19 causes severe disease mostly in older adults and in those with underlying health problems. Fortunately, children for the most part have been spared the ...

3 Ways to Fix the Neck & Shoulder Pain You Feel While Working from Home

Medical Contributor: Laurent Delavaux, M.D., contributes to topics such as Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine.

Working from home may be the new ‘normal’ for some individuals given the COVID-19 pandemic—but did you know that the layout of your home office (or even the way you position and stare at your laptop) may affect ...

Jersey Boy Kevin Chiaravalloti Inspires

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

Jersey Shore: Kevin Chiaravalloti is on a mission to inspire others every day! Skip the caffeine and watch Kevin instead in the video below:

Chiaravalloti is on a mission to inspire others every day.  "Positivity is vital to your health and wellness. My motto is; always ...

Elective Surgeries in NJ to Soon Resume as Hospitals Off of ‘Crisis Footing’

NEW JERSEY — Medical professionals will soon be permitted to resume elective surgeries at hospitals and surgical centers, the governor said Friday.

The elective surgeries, which had been suspended, will restart May 26, Gov. Phil Murphy said at his daily COVID-19 press briefing, where he also outlined details for the upcoming primary election and federal funding for NJ ...

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Women’s Heart Fund Hosting Virtual Fundraising Reception, May 29, to raise funds for Hackensack Meridian Health’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

May 20, 2020

Neptune, NJ – May 14, 2020 – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian – Meridian Health Foundation has moved its annual Women’s Heart Fund reception to a virtual fundraising event to be held on May 29 at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of the planned reception, the foundation will host a program that donors can stream live to continue to raise funds for Hackensack ...

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I Photographed a George Floyd Protest in Newark, This is What I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -- I entered Newark, NJ, on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia smoldering occupied my news and Twitter feeds the night before.

Would the same happen in Newark?

It turns out, no. Not on ...

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board Up Windows

June 2, 2020

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board’s Up Windows

RED BANK, NJ: In a possible response to the violence that followed the peaceful protest demonstrations in honor of Minnesota police brutality victim George Floyd, Tiffany and Company has boarded up their windows at their Broad Street location.

The action comes as high-end retail neighbors such as Cartier, Versace and Saks Fifth ...

COVID 19 Sanitation- Local Pest Control Company Provides Essential Disinfecting Services

June 2, 2020

As New Jersey slowly reopens, concern about COVID-19 has many Middletown residents and business owners proceeding with caution. To ensure staff and customers return to a clean facility and those still quarantining are secure at home, the Monmouth County branch (and other locations) of Western Pest Services are offering expert disinfecting treatments.

According to the CDC, COVID-19 primarily ...

JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...

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Dec 21, 1932 - Jun 26, 2020
Josephine P. Allocco, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Holmdel on Tuesday, May ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Suzanne Claire Petrizzi, 75, of Manalapan, passed away early Sunday morning surrounded by her ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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