Health & Wellness

June 2, 2020

During this unprecedented time of social distancing and family stress due to Covid19, Deirdre’s House, the Center for Morris County’s child victims of abuse and/or neglect and for children that have witnessed violence, is continuing to provide services to child victims and their non-offending ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be stationed on the Morristown Green today, June 1, from 9am - 2pm. The team was temporarily suspended in March due to the pandemic but is now back to providing in person help to those who need it. The  HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police ...

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WASHINGTON – Every year, millions of Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices so many have made to protect our country. This holiday weekend might not be like past years, so while we keep public health recommendations in mind, let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent ...

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NEW JERSEY - On Friday, May 15, Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order that will allow for the resumption of elective surgeries and other invasive procedures. The order will take effective May 26, 2020. "Our hospitals are no longer on crisis footing", said Gov. Murphy. "It means that our ...

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Becca Cosmetics is voluntarily recalling all shades of its "Light Shifter Brightening Concealer" because of mold, announced the company in a press release. According to the release, brownish/black mold, identified as common household mold was found on the sponge tip applicator of some ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - A voluntary recall of Ritz Cheese Cracker Sandwiches Family Size has been announced due to undeclared peanut on outer packaging,said Mondelez Global LLC in a press release. The company stated that the recalled was initiated because the outer packaging indicates that the ...

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Of all the services that have shifted online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telemedicine in particular has skyrocketed – and for good reason. As reported by the American Medical Association, telehealth was already poised for significant growth long before the novel coronavirus ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Are you a senior resident in Morris Township that is in need of a mask?   Thanks for a Morris Township resident who donated masks, there are now masks available for seniors in need. Township Officials are asking those over 60 who are in need of a mask to fill out a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Statistics released from Morris County Sheriff's Office show that fatal overdoses are on the rise in Morris County and in New Jersey.  Statistics show that fatal overdoses are up by 38 percent, announced the Morris County Sheriff's Office. Since the beginning of the new year, 26 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Daily life has changed these past months. People are staying home, avoiding crowds and only going out for necessary trips. People are scared, anxious, stressed and overwhelmed. The daily messages of increasing number of new cases and the rise in deaths from COVID-19 are ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -  Morris County is bracing for severe weather on Monday with weather authorities expecting high winds and heavy rain. The expected severe weather has forced the Morris County COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site to close for day on Monday.  Anyone who had an appointment scheduled on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Morris County, in coordination with Atlantic Health System, will resume COVID-19 testing this week, starting Monday morning, April 6, at the drive-thru center for Morris County residents only located at the County College of Morris (CCM) in Randolph. Specially equipped nurses ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mayor Dougherty is encouraging everyone to wear a face mask when getting gas, going to the foodstore and walking around town. But what do you do if you don't have one? The Town has a limited amount of masks to provide to Morristown Residents, at no charge, they said. Priority ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Atlantic Health Rehabilitation Center on Mt. Kemble Ave is re-opening due to the Coronavirus pandemic, confirmed Atlantic Health officials.  The Mt. Kemble facility was shut down in 2019 after the hospital opened the state-of-the-art rehabilitation center at Giralda Farms ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., is voluntary recalling one of its products: Whole Foods Market Vodka Sauce because of an undeclared milk allergen, the company said in a press release. No illnesses have been reported but the recall was initiated after a customer complained ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Zufall Health Center, with a location in Morristown, will receive an additional $118,000 in funding announced Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Tom Malinowski (NJ-07). The funding will help address the COVID-19 outbreak in New Jersey from the Coronavirus Preparedness ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the life of one Morristown resident, Mayor Dougherty reported.  The total cases of postive COVID-19 cases in Morristown are now at 18, he said. That's a jump of six since Sunday March 22.  Mayor Dougherty did not release any additional ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Township of Morris has announced that the number of COVID-19 cases in the Township has jumped to 26, as of March 24. The total number in New Jersey is 3,675; 204 in Morris County. Sadly there have been reports of 44 deaths. "We are currently on the upward trajectory of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System has altered the visitor policy for all hospitals; including Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital.  As of Sunday March 22, no hospital ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has announced its 10th case of COVID-19. The town and Mayor Dougherty are urging residents to "flatten the curve" by staying home and leaving for essential business only. Concerned you might be at risk for Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Call the Atlantic ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ten cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Morris Township, said officials in an update community members. Although township officials did not provide any additional information regarding the eight other cases (two cases are men ages 66 and 70), township officials stated ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Memorial Hospital, part of Atlantic Health System has launched phase one of a drive through testing site. The test site opened with 33 appointments on Wednesday. There are 80 appointment slots available for Thursday March 19. The testing site is only accepting ...

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Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events and introduce the virus to new communities, said the CDC in a press release. Therefore, as of March 15, the CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The first case of COVID-19 in Morristown has been confirmed, announced Morristown officials. According to an update from the Mayor and Morristown's Town Council, a Morris County resident who works at the Shalom Yeladim Nursery School in Morristown has tested positive for the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A boil water advisory has been issued by the Department of Public Safety in the area of George Street and Rowe Street in Morristown. "A water main break on George Street in Morristown caused a significant drop in water pressure", announced the water authority in a press ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System has implemented restrictions for the "wellbeing and safety of their patients". "The safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and team members is our number one priority", said the hospital. The current visitor ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health wants the community to know that they are "working closely with local, state and federal public health agencies, as well as our own health care professionals, to assure that Atlantic Health System is prepared. "At this time there is no patient at Morristown ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown's 70 South Art Gallery opened the Susan G. Komen’s North Jersey Journeys of Courage on February 20. The exhibit is a photographic journey that chronicles the stories of both Breast Cancer survivors and those who have tragically lost their lives to it. Through a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Moves is a community event brining us together through fitness, wellness, and health. The event will take place April 26, 2020 throughout Morristown. Short classes will be offered at participating venues throughout town. The classes are all donation based with the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In a letter directed to parents and guardians, Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent of Schools, Marc Gold, Director of Pupil Services and Paula Mendez , Nursing Coordinator, sent an update regarding the Flu and Coronavirus. "To date, there is no identified risk of 2019-nCoV to the ...

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