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This is Where Newark Residents Can Obtain a Free Flu Shot

October 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - City residents can obtain free influenza vaccinations from now until March 2019 at multiple locations throughout Newark.

Residents must present proof of residency at the site, which includes a personal identification card or a utility bill with their name and address on it.

The program is organized by the Newark Department of Health and Community Wellness. Newark ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Cutting-edge Cardiac Procedure Now Offered at Saint Michael’s

Verna is an active 94-year old senior from Kearny who loves cooking, spending time with her two grandchildren and playing bingo at the township senior center.

A decade ago, she had two stents placed in the arteries in her heart, but otherwise, she’s been in good health.

She didn’t think much when she started experiencing discomfort in her abdominal area one day ...

NJ Sharing Network recognizes Saint Michael’s with top award

NEWARK, NJ - Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark was recognized by NJ Sharing Network for its efforts to save lives through organ and tissue donation.

Saint Michael’s received NJ Sharing Network’s platinum award, the highest level of achievement for hospitals. 

“This award is recognition of how committed Saint Michael’s is to the mission of the NJ ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...

Record Crowd Participates in Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer's

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of the Alzheimer’s Association’s vision of a world ...

University Hospital Taps Top Murphy Aide for Chief Legal Officer Post

NEWARK, NJ - A deputy chief counsel for Governor Phil Murphy has been picked to serve as the chief legal officer of University Hospital in Newark.

Mary K. E. Maples was taped for the high-profile post at University Hospital, which was placed under the control of a state monitor by the governor over concerns about the quality of care and the financial health of the institution.

University ...

Saint Michael's Recognized for Participation in Clinical Trial

Saint Michael's Medical Center has been recognized by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) for enrolling the highest number of participants in the Northeast in an ongoing clinical trial seeking to improve the outcomes of patients with congestive heart failure.

Saint Michael's is one of 160 hospitals nationwide participating in the CONNECT-HF clinical trial, which is focused on ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...

Conference to Point Path to a Healthier Newark

NEWARK, NJ - An upcoming conference to be held in Newark will highlight a campaign that seeks to help the community get healthier. 

The second annual Believe in a Healthy Newark campaign conference, set to take place on Thursday, Sept. 27 at NJIT, will bring together several important community stakeholders united by an initiative to promote better health in some of Newark's poorest ...

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