Health & Wellness Top Stories

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 ...

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Beachgoers seek normalcy after long lockdown, but not without misgivings about pandemic 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, visit njspotlight.com. On ...

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NEW JERSEY — On Father’s Day, months of isolation will end for many of New Jersey’s 70,000 residents relegated indoors at long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.  State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said Friday that such visits must be held outdoors and follow a set of ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. –  More than 11,300 COVID-19 tests have been administered in the first five weeks of community mobile testing across Bergen County. According to results processed by Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, of the 8,147 COVID-19 saliva diagnostic tests and 3,189 COVID-19 antibody tests ...

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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 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. With unemployment at 15%, thousands will struggle to put their own food on ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hurrying off to The Hamptons or Hilton Head? Carpooling to Cape Cod or Cape May? With Memorial Day behind us and summer just down the road, a Rutgers expert recommends that you pack your hand sanitizer, mask and common sense along with your sunscreen and sandals when you go ...

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TRENTON, NJ – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Paramus Memorial Veteran Home has claimed at least 70 lives as of Monday, with 189 residents testing positive, with 7 tests still outstanding according to published reports.  There are 211 residents at the Veterans Home.  New Jersey State Senator ...

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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 ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. -- Effective Tuesday, May 5, exhibiting symptoms is no longer a prerequisite to receive a COVID-19 test at the County of Bergen’s testing site at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. However, the highest priority for testing will be given to health care workers and workers in congregate ...

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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 ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. -- Bergen New Bridge Medical Center converted its gym into a 30-bed facility and added a new 100-bed medical tent, made possible through federal resources from the bipartisan CARES Act rescue and relief package, which has been supporting North Jersey with hundreds of millions of ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Friday afternoon press conference. In Bergen County, Hackensack has passed Teaneck as the municipality with the most cases in the county. There were 3,250 new cases ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths, the most to date, at his Wednesday afternoon press conference along with and state officials. There are 3.088 new cases with 275 new deaths, the largest number in one ...

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