Health & Wellness

March 1, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spring has yet to be sprung, but New Jersey Blood Services are hoping residents will spring into action and give blood on Monday, March 4 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Spotswood VFW Post 4589. Each donor will receive a $10 Houlihan's coupon. Donors should be between the ages of 17 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Save the date for the George Street Playhouse Touring Theater's performance of "Anytown" on March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Joyce Kilmer School. The event is sponsored by the Milltown Municipal Alliance and the Milltown PTA. Milltown, Spotswood and Helmetta parents are invited to attend ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Garden State continues to experience a roller coaster of temperatures as New Jersey goes from spring like temps to freezing all in the same week. In response to the anticipated change to colder temperatures, the borough has issued a Code Blue. The Code Blue will be in effect ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Saint Peters University Hospital's Community Health Services will be on hand at the Spotswood Public Library to hold heart health screenings on Thursday, February 7 from 2 p.m until 3:30 p.m. February is Hearth Health Month with the American Heart Association promoting heart health ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The artic weather and an outbreak of flu in Central Jersey have caused a blood shortage at area hospitals. To address the shortage and to welcome American Heart Month, Spotswood VFW Post 4589 is hosting a Community Blood Drive on February 4 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. All donors will ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each season the Spotswood High School girls varsity basketball team dedicates one of their remaining home games to a different charity. This year the team is hitting the court on February 4 to help Appleby Elementary fourth grader Nicholas DeLieto in his very personal quest. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the mid-way point of the winter season approaches, Middlesex County is offering additional clinics for residents to receive flu vaccinations. “Preventions like vaccines keep us healthy during harsh winter weather, and ensure good health for our families and co-workers," ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - In response to the forecasted cold temperatures, the Spotswood Office of Emergency Management has issued a Code Blue on Friday. The Code Blue will be in effect from now through Tuesday, January 15. A Code Blue is a multi-agency response whose goal is to reduce the number of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - January is National Blood Donor Month and with flu cases on the rise, New Jersey Blood Services is urging residents to join in the New Year's resolution to give blood. Spotswood will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, January 14 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spotswood VFW. Donors ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - January is National Blood Donor Month as the borough will host a community blood drive on Tuesday, January 8 from 1 p.m until 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. All donors will receive a $10 gift certificate to Houlihan's. Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each blood donation helps three patients and NJ Blood Services is hoping to assist as many patients as possible this holiday season by holding a Holiday Blood Drive at the Spotswood VFW on Monday, December 3 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library is hosting Medicate 101 on Wednesday, November 27 at 2 p.m. A representative from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield will be on hand to present an overview of Medicare, discuss what individuals qualify, explain how Medicare works with other health insurance ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Holidays are not always festive for many people. The Thanksgiving holiday that moves quickly into December celebrations and New Year's actually causes stress and anxiety issues for a lot of folks. Depression also tends to spike this time of year as some people struggle with seasonal ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood VFW Post is hosting a fall blood drive on Monday, November 12 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. to help area blood centers get ready for flu season. Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be in good physical health. A donor can be 16 years of age, but must have a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health. Daylight saving time ...

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