Health & Wellness

May 16, 2021

To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones  May 11, 2021, Morristown, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve ...

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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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They outlasted COVID-19 but are shuttering amid rising costs and limited funds. Some expect this to be the start of more closings. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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WAYNE, NJ — For the last fourteen months, New Jerseyans have been in the midst of the worst global pandemic in most of our lifetimes. The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in NJ has just recently reached the 1 million mark. This is one out of every nine people in the state. Just over 25,000 have ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,731,049 vaccine doses, (3,437,601 million fully vaccinated ...

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State is spending $50 million to reach out, including calls to 260,000 people urging them to get vaccinated This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,640,505 vaccine doses, (3.368,129 million fully vaccinated ...

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Though behavioral health cases remain a small number of the overall emergency visits, the increase is causing concern Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 7,135,235 vaccine doses, (4,278,315 with at least one dose and 3.25 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers researchers are developing a rapid breathalyzer test that would determine in minutes if someone is infected with COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses. “In addition to helping diagnose COVID-19, the goal of the project is to create a platform that can be expanded ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,834,212 vaccine doses, (4,167,316 with at least one dose and ...

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As we reflect on this past year, one dominated by the pandemic that has taken so much from us, we feel a surge of emotions from fear to grief to hope. Yet the one which might be the most enduring is gratitude, an appreciation for how much our frontline workers across the healthcare industry ...

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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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Morristown Medical Center’s Emergency Department has achieved the gold standard— Level 1 GEDA accreditation and is one of just sixteen in the country to receive this prestigious recognition, announced Atlantic Health System. Morristown Medical Center’s accreditation signals to the public that ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,661,861 vaccine doses, (4,091,234 with at least one dose and 2,819,226 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 459,286 doses of vaccines have been administered.  All New Jerseyans ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,310,065 vaccine doses, (3,923,202 with at least one dose and 2,631,691 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 439,142 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported during his COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday, April 21, that 6.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in the state and that nearly 2.6 million New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. "We continue to make tremendous progress in getting our senior ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,235,159 vaccine doses, (3,890,862with at least one dose and 2,589,609 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 434,685 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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As deaths mounted, there were few options to deal with COVID-19. One treatment appears to be working, but must be taken in time. Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,151,001 vaccine doses, (3,849,901 with at least one dose and 2,547,397 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 429,580 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 6,068,731 vaccine doses, (3,807,986 with at least one dose and 2,507,736 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 425,275 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 5,832,407 vaccine doses, (3,694,948 with at least one dose and 2,377,803 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 406,188 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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Fed program will keep immunizations coming at long-term care facilities, where nearly all residents are vaccinated but only half of staffers Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 5,738,371 vaccine doses, (3,644,419 with at least one dose and 2,334,968 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 400,715 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 5,641,115 vaccine doses, (3,589,123 with at least one dose and 2,292,316 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 395,037 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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