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Health & Wellness

October 5, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ - Valley View Elementary School fifth-grade students arrived early on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The 48 students were there to lead the nation in the 13th Annual “Exercise US” program. A coast-to-coast initiative, “Exercise US” was created by Valley View Physical Education ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The NJ Department of Health has announced that Pfizer Booster shots are now available for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. The CDC announced new guidance with regard to booster shots, recommending that anyone who got their first two Pfizer vaccines, ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designed to strengthen concussion protocols for high school student-athletes and cheerleaders with the goal of ensuring they can safely return to academic and sports activities after suffering such head injuries. Under the legislation, of which Senator Patrick ...

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The owner of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark announced that it was terminating its contract with UnitedHealthcare because it was receiving lower reimbursement rates for services from the large healthcare insurer compared to other hospitals in the region. California-based Prime ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month. The September schedule for the van is as follows: September 1 - Madison Train Station from 9am - 2pm September 4 - Morristown Labor Day Jam, 20 Lincoln Street in Morristown; September 7 - ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — "This virus has humbled all of us," said Governor Phil Murphy as he delivered the masking mandate for New Jersey's schools last Thursday in East Brunswick.  Most impactful of recent developments has been the Delta variant which has already resulted in numerous deaths ...

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NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns. Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday at the Leaguers, Inc.

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 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As we start to hit the peak of summer heat, it is more important than ever to keep our hearts healthy. Individuals who have a preexisting heart condition need to be extra careful with these extreme weather circumstances. However, people with healthy hearts are likely to ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County and Atlantic Health System delivered the last inoculation on Friday, July 16 at the Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center.   State and county medical personnel and volunteers applauded as the last vaccination was given shortly after noon on Friday. In ...

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SUMMIT and MORRISTOWN, NJ - New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System and New York-based NYU Langone Health -- two of the leading names in healthcare in the Tri-State region -- are joining together to give patients greater access to heart and liver transplants and the coordinated, high-quality care ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National Weather Service ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The HOPE ONE van reached a milestone today, marking 20,000 people served in the community as of June 16, announced the Morris County Sheriff's Office.  Trained staff members of the HOPE ONE van provide individuals with information about rehab, detox services, mental health ...

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RIVERDALE, NJ — Adding to its list of groundbreaking physical therapy programs, The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy (NJCPT) launches its COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program. The organization designed a resourceful and dynamic rehabilitation process by professionals who have successfully battled ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said. The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Effective Thursday, April 29, the all six vaccine mega sites are open for walk-in vaccinations.  Residents, 16 and up can come to the mega sites between select times. See times and locations of the megasites below: Atlantic County Megasite (Atlantic City Convention ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people, and now there are 2,866,848 of them in New Jersey, can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than ...

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NEW JERSEY – Have you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card?  Although the New Jersey Department of Health cannot provide you with a new CDC vaccination card, it can provide you with a copy of your immunization record. In order to request your immunization record, visit the New Jersey Immunization ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every aspect of life: shutting down businesses, closing schools, instituting remote learning, limiting social interactions, and preventing activities, such as sports, from taking place. While government leaders and the CDC ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members have contributed more than $40.3 million toward the critical renovation and expansion of  Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, significantly exceeding the initial campaign goal of $38.5 million, announced ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – In a breakthrough that will give better insight into how and where COVID-19 variants are spreading within New Jersey, Atlantic Health System is among the first hospitals in the region to be able to rapidly screen for key viral variants. The organization will begin surveillance ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – What started as finding a vaccine appointment for a loved one or two has grown into a group of volunteers in Montville finding large numbers of appointments for residents as the Montville Moms Vaccine Schedulers. Lead schedulers Karen Bush and Robin Brickman had elderly family ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Scotch Plains OEM director Dennis Van Natta is offering some advice for people who don't own snowblowers and intend to start clearing their sidewalks and driveways of snow. Today, he shared a graphic with tips on how to prevent injury while shoveling: Use an ergonomically ...

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The general public may view: "Screen Time and Tech Addiction during Covid-19 and Beyond: What Every Parent Needs to Know." This FREE webinar recording is available through Sunday, January 31, 2021. Hosted by Montville Township Public Schools Counseling Department, the recording of "Screen Time ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The National Weather Service is calling for freezing temperatures this week. Temperatures in Montville, and across much of the Garden State, are expected to reach highs in the mid-30's and lows in the teens, they said. Monday will see a high of 36 degrees with increasing clouds.

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Do you have question about COVID-19? The Morris County Division of Public Health has established a #COVID-19 Call Center at the Morris County Library. A county employee from the Division of Public Health and a team of Medical Reserve Corp volunteers will take calls 7 days a ...

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NEW JERSEY - Looking to answer questions and seeing a "bright light" at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, New Jersey healthcare leaders spoke about how they've dealt with the pandemic while offering hope for the future, at a virtual event held by TAPinto on Thursday evening. The first-ever TAPinto ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey has begun its program for administering the COVID-19 vaccine in a two-phase approach. Stage 1A provides vaccine access to healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities. The overall goal is to have the vaccine reach a majority of the population by the spring, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Montville residents as well as all Morris County residents can now take advantage of No Cost, In Person COVID testing at the County College of Morris. The testing will be open on Fridays, as of January 8, from 9am - 4pm. Requirements You must present proof during the ...

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NEW JERSEY - ShopRite's Wakfern Food Corporation on Monday announced that ShopRite in Lincoln Park (60 Beaverbrook Rd.) will be among the 39 ShopRite Pharmacies throughout the Garden State administering COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers.  Participating ShopRite Pharmacies are distributing ...

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