Health & Wellness

March 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY: Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is announcing a second expansion of our effort to make it easier for members to get care from their doctors and other health care professionals by relaxing telemedicine rules to allow telephone visits with providers. As ...

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In this uncertain time, you can be sure that Seaview Orthopaedics is here for you! We are all in this together.  A message from Arthur P. Vasen, M.D., Ph.D:  In compliance with NJ Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 104, Seaview Orthopaedics will remain open to provide treatment for ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: This video below was submitted for TAPinto Middletown's Talk About the Good  Campaign. Children's words are so important. A group of families in Middletown, NJ shared precious video thank you messages to Healthcare workers everywhere on the front lines battling COVID-19.   The ...

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People with diabetes are not more likely to get COVID-19 than the general population, according to the American Diabetes Association. However, people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of experiencing complications and getting very sick from the ...

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Remember: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If you're feeling down, or you or a loved one feel unsafe, there are plenty of people who feel just the way you do and there are resources available to help you through this. You are not alone Please call or text:  💕Crisis Text Line: text “NJ” to 741741 💕Family ...

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March 22, 2020 A Notice For Monmouth Medical Center Maternity Patients: The safety of our patients, families and staff is our number one priority.  To increase the safety of our moms and babies, Monmouth Medical Center has enacted a strict One Partner Policy for its Labor and Delivery ...

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Local Traffic Impacts for Monday Morning Near Arts Center on Crawford's Corner Road. HOLMDEL, NJ - The nation is in a Virus War right now and in Holmdel, local legislators lobbied to hosting a regional FEMA Regional COVID-19 Virus Testing Center at PNC Bank Arts Center, starting this Monday at ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Middletown Township Department and Health and Social Services received confirmation that a resident of Tomaso Towers, a 152 unit six-story senior housing development at Two Oakdale Drive, Middletown, has tested positive for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The resident is ...

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Holmdel, NJ ― Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center is accepting patients in need of emergency care, into the Emergency Department at this time.  This follows a brief period of diverting patients to nearby hospitals, while Bayshore Medical Center conducted COVID-19 screening, to ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - According to Governor Murphy, New Jersey has experienced the second death attributed to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). "Sad to announce our second death of an individual with #COVID19 - a female in her 50s who was being treated at @CentraState Medical Center in Monmouth County." ...

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Breaking: President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to free up $50 billion to state that will ensure every hospital activates its Emergency Preparedness Plan. The national emergency also opens emergency operations plans in each state and cuts "an incredible amount of red tape to ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has come to Monmouth County. With case counts growing, including two in Hazlet, one in Manalapan, and two in Little Silver, it is here. Sadly, the first death in NJ linked to Coronavirus, occurred in Bergen County earlier this week. The virus ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health announced new visitor restrictions to further ensure that the safety of staff, patients and the community is protected. The guidance is below: "In order to protect our patients, our team members and the communities we serve, effective immediately, the ...

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NEW JERSEY: New Jersey confirms first Coronavirus death.  According to State health officials, a 69-year-old man from Bergen County died from the novel Coronavirus  and the number of positive cases increased to 15. According to a statement on Tuesday, “We are sad to report the first death in ...

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TAPinto Holmdel/Colts Neck and TAPinto Middletown Readers: Local swab testing for the coronavirus (COVID -19) will be available soon at IMA Hazlet Urgent Care, 3253 Route 35 Hazlet, NJ 07730 (732) 888-7646  NEW JERSEY – The first case of new coronavirus in New Jersey was discovered earlier ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ – The test was negative. This great news was the result of testing a suspected first case of Coronavirus in Holmdel Township. Monmouth County Freeholder Sue Kiley shared the news in a conversation with TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck. Kiley is the liaison to the Monmouth ...

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In December 2019, an outbreak of infections caused by a new coronavirus was identified and quickly made headlines across the world. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases of the infection (now named COVID-19) have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, ...

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6PM Update - Test has returned with a NEGATIVE result for Coronavirus, according to Monmouth County Freeholder Sue Kiley HOLMDEL, NJ –  In a case that was originally suspected for coronavirus, the tests returned at about 5PM today are negative. This welcome news was provided by Monmouth County ...

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Sometimes the answer to something could be right in front of us. The missing puzzle piece is something we least expect that can change the way we always have looked at something. Colts Neck native and 2006 graduate of Colts Neck High School, Ray DeRosa, woke up and realized that he was blind. It ...

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THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED-On Wednesday, March 25th,  join leaders in the fight against opioid addiction:  Hear from local leaders from Monmouth County, Hazlet, Holmdel, Keyport, Union Beach and more. Meet those in the trenches fighting drug abuse in our neighborhoods, yes our neighborhoods - Every.

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Hi All! My name is Christine Cernera, the owner of Reclaim Your Health LLC. I am a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified Personal Trainer and Licensed RESTART Instructor.  My own health struggles and those of my son have led me to where I am today. Achieving good health is a ...

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Bridget Riepl from Synergy Hot Yoga, shared a message from Ali Caulfield's class, about breathing, "Your breath is not concerned with the past and it's not focused on the future whenever you take a deep breath you get to be right here right now." RED BANK, NJ: Why do a pub crawl when you can do ...

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Hi All! My name is Christine Cernera, the owner of Reclaim Your Health LLC. I am a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified Personal Trainer and Licensed RESTART Instructor.  My own health struggles and those of my son have led me to where I am today. Achieving good health is a ...

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Do you have knee pain? Muscular or sports related injuries?  Someone who has recurrent injuries from physical activities like the #gym?  Meet Dr. David Junkin, orthopedic specialist, and learn about muscular and sports related conditions and treatment options. The free community event is ...

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February is Heart Health Month!  Know Your Heart Health! Over 121.5 million Americans live with some form of cardiovascular disease and heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news is that cardiovascular disease can easily be prevented or managed through ...

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ALL ARE WELCOME IN THE COMMUNITY TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT. SUN • FEB 9 • 1PM Tickets: Download your FREE tickets now by clicking on BUY TICKETS  A free, community event and celebration of AMERICAN HEART MONTH starring NBC TODAY show expert, best-selling author and leading health authority ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Breast Cancer Survivor, Stephanie Wagner, AKA  The Nipple Nurse RN, is thankful every day for the beautiful life she shares with her husband Jae of 19 years, and their two teenage children, Emily and JJ.   "I am 47 years old, and I am married to the most amazing man who I ...

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Publishers note: Paramedic and Advanced Life Support Mobile Services will continue through patron-hospitals WALL, NJ - The house that Vince Robbins built is closing - MONOC will be no more. Robbins, who retired recently, set a platinum standard for MICU services. Hearing the news is a shock to ...

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The rush and excitement of the holiday season is now over. Now we are facing 63 more days before we can welcome Spring 2020.  For some of us the winter months are the most difficult as we are confined to our homes and not as active as when we have sunny, warm temperatures. Changes in the seasons ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Substance abuse and drug addiction is a national epidemic. Every time you read the news, there is likely another obituary about a beautiful young person dead from an overdose, a family forever devastated. In the last 5 years, NJ has lost over 10,000 people to drug overdoses. In ...

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