Health & Wellness

July 2, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — Trinity Rehab, an all-inclusive physical therapy and rehabilitation center providing comprehensive treatment for patients of all ages, walks of life and fitness levels, brings its Three T Approach to Paramus. It opened its first of several new Bergen County sites on July ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — The Care Plus Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the innovative and life-changing programs and services of Care Plus NJ and its subsidiaries, announces it will hold its 22nd Annual Courage Awards Gala virtually on Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m., via Facebook Live and ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — Joe Marsciandaro, CEO and president of CarePlus, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Council for Behavioral Health — the voice of America’s Healthcare organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment and services to more than 10 million ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — Super Bowl Champion and former New York Giants defensive lineman Leonard Allen Marshall, Jr. has been tapped an honorary member of the CarePlus Foundation Board of Trustees.  For the past 22 years, The CarePlus Foundation has worked to support programs and services that help ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announces that the County of Bergen and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center will partner to bring mobile testing to communities across the county starting next Tuesday, May 12. This community mobile testing program will offer walk-up Saliva ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. -- Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has added COVID-19 saliva testing to its robust testing arsenal which includes the traditional nasal swab and the newly added in-house serology IgG antibody testing. The Medical Center is working with Accurate Diagnostic Labs and RUCDR Infinite ...

Read more »

NORTH JERSEY — They’re the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but there’s two words North Jersey’s older demographic has to say (virtually, of course) in the face of this devastation, punctuated with a mighty hashtag: Senior Strong.    While many baby boomers look forward to taking ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that the COVID-19 drive-thru test site at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is now open to all municipal employees who work in any of the County’s 70 municipalities regardless of residency by appointment seven days per week. Proof ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. -- The Bergen New Bridge Medical Center — Bergen County’s second drive-thru test site for COVID-19 after Bergen Community College — has been expanded to include all symptomatic county residents, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced.  The site at 230 East Ridgewood ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — A second drive-thru test site for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, will open tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. for all symptomatic first-responders and health care workers at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus. The test site, in partnership with the ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco helped launch the opening of New Jersey’s first drive-thru testing site for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Friday ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — With the dangers of vaping a hot topic in current headlines as the death toll from the harmful activity  — which is linked to lung disease — continues to climb among young people, one Paramus college is joining in the national movement to encourage smoking cessation. In ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, NJ – Shoppers at Westfield Garden State Plaza who feel under the weather, need a prescription filled or are in need of a flu shot, now have a convenient place within the mall to have their health care needs met.  County and borough officials welcomed the arrival of The Valley Health ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – When Jonathan Uloa, a deaf student at Bergen Community College, rolled up in the parking lot nearest Ender Hall late Friday morning and saw the flashing lights on Sgt. Christopher Sloma’s police vehicle, he stopped and turned off his engine. When Sloma asked him for his license ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – Before sunny skies and gusts of wind, Governor Murphy helped hospital, state and local leaders celebrate the groundbreaking of the new $800 million Valley Hospital on November 1.  The state-of-the-art, 372-bed, 875,000-square-foot healthcare facility is slated to open its doors ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. — Marissa Lynn Studios and Paramus’s Terrace at Biagio's will present "Songs for Sophie: A Broadway Gala for Autism" in honor of soprano Sophie Karp on Friday, November 15 at The Terrace, 299 Paramus Road, Paramus from 2 to 4 p.m.  Songs for Sophie: A Broadway Gala for Autism ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – For the fourth consecutive year, Bergen Community College will sponsor the “Hero 5K,” which will support student military veteran scholarships and emergency funds. The event will be held on Sunday, November 10 on a closed course through the 167-acre institution and Orchard Hills ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. -- The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and The Lewin Fund will present a Women's Health and Wellness Symposium in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, October 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jewish Federation, 50 Eisenhower Drive in Paramus.  Join top ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, the community-based mental and behavioral healthcare non-profit that has served the greater Bergen County area for 50 years, hosted its annual Gabriel M. Ambrosio Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing on Tuesday, September 24, with special guest, mental health advocate and ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care has recently received a 3-year accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (or CARF international), an industry-leading accreditor. From July 29 to July 31, 2019, CARF conducted an on-site survey of CBH, and determined that CBH met the ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ – For Lucille Cigolini, fighting addiction isn’t a matter of willpower or love. If it were, her son Justin would still be alive. Addiction, rather, is a lifelong brain disease currently afflicting millions of Americans who all too often suffer with it in the shadows of their shame; a ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that Disability Awareness Day will be held at the Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., on Sunday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The free event comes with train rides, a carousel, animal demonstrations, and information on ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – A 36-year-old Paramus man, who previously owned and operated Empire Pharmacy in West New York, was charged by complaint with conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks to a doctor, according to a press release from the United States Attorney ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service that provides assistance to some 200 outpatient consumers every day, is shining a light on mental illness and spreading the message that it is a sign of strength to seek help, especially during ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, N.J. – Joined by government officials, healthcare industry partners, college leaders and students who recently began apprenticeship training, Bergen Community College announced the acquisition of a $12 million U.S. Department of Labor grant during a Sept. 25 event in the institution’s ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Thursday afternoon, the mental and behavioral non-profit health provider CBH Care was visited by special guest, Assistant Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families, Mollie Greene, for an afternoon of presentations around the services and supports available to New ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, NJ – Stew Leonard’s was the place Martha Stewart shopped at for the ingredients she used to craft her most famous recipes, fed the milk machine quarters, and admired the animal farm. This past Monday, September 16, during the retail dairy store’s 50th year in operation, the culinary ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center will host its 11th annual Celebrating Life and Liberty at MetLife Stadium on Fri., Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. The event celebrates survivorship and generates inspiration and support to those ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK– Hackensack University Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Hackensack Meridian Health, is transforming its campus with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art patient pavilion along Second Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. With a gross square footage of 530,000 sq. ft., ...

Read more »