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Health & Wellness

May 20, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The heat is on. With temperatures expected to soar, Westfield will be under a heat advisory Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said. Heat index values of up to 100 degrees are expected, it said. The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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GARWOOD, NJ — Jill Pall knows the importance of CPR. Not long ago, it saved her life. In June, Pall joined friends at the dog park at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside for a planned afternoon “Littles Luau” for their dogs. “My friend had gotten a Hawaiian shirt for her dog,” said Pall, who lives ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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Setting a monthly budget and sticking to it is important, but often that's difficult to do. Unplanned expenses arise, and suddenly your carefully crafted budget plan is out the window. Fortunately, for those who live at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A resident speaking at Thursday’s Union County Board of Commissioners meeting prompted a strong response from the board over the spending of federal COVID-19 relief dollars. The Garwood resident asked about $749,552.94 in CARES Act funds, which records show the county paid out to ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Spring Grove Rehabilitation and Health Care Center was excited to celebrate their newly renovated facility with a ribbon cutting and reception on February 24.  "Roughly four years ago we arrived to quaint and beautiful New Providence, New Jersey with a big vision for ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization with headquarters in New Providence, is responsible for aiding in organ and tissue donations. The organization honored an Elizabeth resident whose “selfless act” helped save the lives of over 75 New Jerseyans. He is ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for children, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — County residents have an additional free county-run COVID-19 testing site available to them since a new location in Plainfield opened on Tuesday — one among a series a ways for people to get tested for the virus. The newest site, on Park Avenue, offers both rapid nasal tests ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Westfield Regional Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic for individuals 12-years-of-age and older on January 22 at Summit High School. Open to the public and accepting walk-ins, the clinic will run from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The clinic will offer ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 25,277 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the seventh-straight day of more than 25,000 new cases in New Jersey.  79 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported. 5,155 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVID-19. Many New Jersey schools have ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the new year. Baby Mia was born at 12:21am on January 1. She weighed in at 4pounds 10 ounces. Baby Mia and her parents are doing well and resting comfortably. A baby boy was the first baby born at Overlook Hospital for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Shock Room Fitness recently opened in Berkeley Heights! What is a Shock Room Fitness work out?  A Shock Room Fitness workout uses EMS Technology, also known as Electro Muscular Stimulation. Individuals are suited up in a high-tech neoprene suit which holds multiple ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network honored lung transplant recipient Dawn Burke of Keyport, NJ, and paid tribute to the memory of organ donor Dr. Jamila Irons-Johnson, daughter of Janice Campbell of West Orange, NJ, as Burke and Campbell get set to participate in the 2022 Donate Life Rose ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Summit Health Urgent Care Center in Westfield will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, the company announced. In a statement posted to Facebook, Summit Health said the closure was so that the company could preserve its ability to staff its sites. “Our urgent care ...

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NEW JERSEY - RWJBarnabas updated the visitor policy this week in response to the rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state. Starting Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, no visitors will be allowed in any RWJBarnabas hospital or healthcare facility. This includes inpatient acute care, Emergency ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Peace of Mind Yoga Studio is celebrating its re-grand opening this Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11 with an open house and ribbon cutting with free classes and events for everyone.   Click here for Friday Registration Peace of Mind Yoga Open ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The pandemic didn't deter Terrana Orthodontics from opening his practice in New Providence last fall.  TAPinto talked with Dr. Anthony Terrana about opening in the middle of a pandemic. He also talked about the latest technology used to reduce treatment time.   Terrana ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights, a skilled nursing facility, has earned “High Performing” status for Long-Term Care by U.S. News and World Report. This announcement places Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights among the elite 13% in the entire United States ...

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Free COVID-19 vaccines are now available to all Union County residents age five and up. The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that all residents, from age five on up, are now eligible to receive a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. Union County has added the 5-11 ...

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  “There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In his Freshman year at Governor Livingston High School, he was exploring projects that would leave a lasting impact on his community. As a member of Boy Scout Troop 368, one of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Providence Health and Fitness located in the heart of downtown New Providence recently celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of their studio and invited the community to their ribbon cutting and festivities.  The red carpet was rolled out for Mayor Al Morgan, council members, ...

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Following the Opening of Round Table Studios, a New Flexible Workplace and Social Club, The Connell Company Brings All-New Bike Share Program to The Park BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Connell Company is pleased to announce the launch of its new Bike Share Program at The Park at Berkeley Heights, a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s expected to feel like 98 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday, forecasters said. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. “High temperatures and high humidity my cause ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — More dangerously hot weather is on the way, the National Weather Service warns. Heat index values were expected to hit 109 degrees Thursday afternoon, and it could feel like 107 on Friday, forecasters predicted. “The highest heat index values will occur in the late afternoon ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Air temperatures are expected to become dangerously hot this week, with a heat index value of 105 degrees possible Thursday, the National Weather Service warned. A heat advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with heat index values around 100 degrees ...

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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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