Health & Wellness

May 27, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – The volunteers of the Montville Township First Aid Squad (MTFAS) are continuing to answer 911 calls and provide emergency ambulance coverage for Montville, Towaco, and Pine Brook. We have noticed a concerning sharp drop in call volume and would like to echo the department of health ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Health met via telephone on May 18, with an update on statistics from the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the township and the nation. A statistically significant increase occurred in the number of people who died in the township in April versus last year, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville residents can breathe a collective sigh of relief – in their homes – as, for four consecutive days as of May 13, the township had zero new cases of Coronavirus. In the days preceding that, very few new cases were reported. Five new cases were reported on May 5, but ...

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32nd Anniversary of A.C.E.S. Goes Virtual for Quarantined Students World-Wide MONTVILLE, NJ - Project A.C.E.S. – All Children Exercise Simultaneously – is the world’s largest exercise class. Unlike past Project A.C.E.S. events, during the COVID-19 world-wide quarantine, Project A.C.E.S. 2020 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – As of April 24, there were six new cases of Coronavirus in the township, bringing the total of current cases to 68, according to the township website. The township reported that 189 people have reported testing positive for COVID-19, and 121 have recovered. The numbers have climbed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Suspected fatal overdoses in Morris County are up by 38 percent over the same 14-week time frame in 2019, prompting the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Hope One team to re-emphasize its network of support services during the COVID-19 crisis. “Right now, Morris County is following ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Teens 13-17 years old can join a live stream and submit their anonymous questions and have them answered by teen mentors live. Called Talk About Real Things - Live Stream, it's free for teens all over the U.S. It's hosted by licensed psychotherapist Lauren Muriello, MA LPC, so ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Those in recovery from opioid addiction during the COVID-19 pandemic can be facing a very challenging situation. This time at home can be isolating and difficult, especially for those working to stay drug-free. In order to provide continued support to those in recovery as well as ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Despite the influx of the Coronavirus, the many volunteers of the Montville Township Volunteer First Aid Squad are continuing to answer 911 calls and provide emergency ambulance coverage for the entire town. To accomplish this, our volunteers have had to adapt and improvise to the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Chelsea Senior Living confirmed March 31 that an 84-year old resident of The Chelsea at Montville, who was hospitalized for an underlying medical condition Friday, tested positive for COVID-19 and died March 30 at Morristown Medical Center. Two employees have also tested positive ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - There are always consistent drug talks going on at our public schools. But for state police officer and motivational speaker Timothy Shoemaker, there’s another epidemic that deserves attention. This epidemic involves vaping. “Sometimes, these subjects like vaping can be very ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The global corona virus situation is “rapidly evolving and expanding” according to the Centers for Disease Control, and “cases of COVID-19 are appearing without a known source of exposure.” The U.S. has been implementing an aggressive containment strategy, according to Nancy ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – As the days of moms telling their kids, “Go outside and play!” have gone the way of the little red wagon, American kids are becoming more screen-oriented and less health-oriented. Two Valley View teachers wanted to help families make healthy choices and instill a love for being ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Township senior citizens were treated to an afternoon of lunch, learning and resources at the annual Senior Seminar, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Casha & Casha Sept. 25. The event, held at the Senior House, featured Montville Township-centered businesses, elected ...

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CHICAGO – When you have a rare muscle disorder, it’s easy to feel isolated by your condition – because you don’t know anyone else who has it. Montville resident Sarah Foye has made it her life’s work to reach out and advocate for her son, helping to organize a recent conference in Chicago for those ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A Towaco company has partnered with the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey to create a video billboard shown in Times Square to try to prevent opioid abuse. The billboard, created by Concepts Video Productions, will also be featured in mass transit outlets. The campaign ...

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