Health & Wellness

May 10, 2021

The community is invited to participate in a Facebook Live Community Conversation with Morristown Medical Center about AFIb, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention. The conversation will take place on Tuesday, May 11 at 12noon  People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to ...

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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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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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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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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Graduating high school and college seniors can now be vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for in-person graduation ceremonies, announced Morris County officials. In an initiative launched today, April 21, Morris County in partnership with Atlantic Health System can now schedule ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of Monday, April 19th, all individuals age 16 and older will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination according to the New Jersey Department of Health. Anyone interested in getting a vaccination should register now to ensure the earliest appointment when you become ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state Department of Health has directed all New Jersey vaccination sites to cancel or put on hold appointments for the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine — following recommendations by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members have contributed more than $40.3 million toward the critical renovation and expansion of  Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, significantly exceeding the initial campaign goal of $38.5 million, announced ...

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NEW JERSEY — As part of its streaming series on the COVID-19 vaccine, the New Jersey Department of Health is hosting a free public town hall discussion led by medical professionals from NJ’s Asian American communities; the April 20, 7 p.m. event will address facts, fears, and myths concerning the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – APRIL 2, 2021 – In a breakthrough that will give better insight into how and where COVID-19 variants are spreading within New Jersey, Atlantic Health System is among the first hospitals in the region to be able to rapidly screen for key viral variants. The organization will ...

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NEW JERSEY — A group of volunteers working with Planet Princeton have created a crowd sourced spreadsheet to show you which vaccine sites in New Jersey are taking appointments. While vaccine supplies are limited, this volunteer and crowd sourced list can tell you which vaccination sites are ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - CVS Health in Parsippany is offering COVID-19 Vaccines. The location is 3503 Route 46 in Parsippany. Limited appointments now available for patients who qualify. You can register for a vaccine by clicking here.  They are administering the vaccine by appointment only based ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Seniors and adults with disabilities that live in Morris County are invited to pick up a wellness kit on April 12 during a county sponsored COVID-19 Wellness Event. The Wellness Kit, available to seniors age 60 and older and people with disabilities, contains a reusable face ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Walmart and Sam's Club sites will now offer vaccine appointments dedicated to adults 65 and older after partnering with the State of New Jersey.  Sites in Morris County will begin scheduling appointments on March 29, 2021. The sites in Morris County are: Walmart Inc ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 3,560,502 vaccine doses, (2,367,495 with at least one dose and 1,259,736 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 265,573 doses of vaccines have been administered.  "Vaccinations are ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Acting Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced the Department on Thursday distributed nearly 13,000 doses of the life-saving opioid overdose antidote naloxone to county mobile outreach units that provide recovery support services and connect individuals to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Every 23 seconds of every day in the United States, someone attempts suicide. Every 11 minutes, an individual dies from suicide. These most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—an estimated 1.4 million suicide attempts and 48,344 deaths ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 3,058,178 vaccine doses, (2,036,879 first doses and 1,021,020 second doses).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 222,538 doses of vaccines have been administered.  New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine ...

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NEW JERSEY -  Seniors who are having trouble scheduling vaccine appointments are now getting some help. The New Jersey Department of Health is now providing vaccination scheduling support for seniors, ages 75 or older. Any senior, 75 or older, can call the support line to reschedule ...

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Vaccines notwithstanding, health care experts expect major long-term consequences. 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, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany residents aged 75 and older can schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointment over the phone by calling 856-249-7007. The Call Center is open 7 days a week, from 8AM to 8PM. Residents are advised that due to the availability of the vaccine, travel distances and ...

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NEW JERSEY - New Jersey is now reporting vaccination numbers. As of February 25, the dashboard is reporting 1,821,510 total vaccinations (1,222,785 first doses and 598,359 second doses).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 135,144 doses of vaccines have been ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano has announced to the community that Parsippany has had three weeks in a row of reduced number of COVID cases.   Click Here to watch the full community update video.

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NEW JERSEY - New Jersey is now reporting vaccination numbers. As of February 23, the dashboard is reporting 1,713,580 total vaccinations (1,170,200 first doses and 543,358 second doses).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 126,924 doses of vaccines have been ...

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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. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- Family doctors are a trusted gateway to the health care ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is good news for Parsippany residents.  The New Jersey Department of Health is extending Parsippany’s COVID-19 testing site at 50 Knoll Drive through Friday, February 19th. The hours of operation are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Wednesday 12:00 PM ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - News that both CVS and Rite Aid are now offering vaccine appointments have many Morris County residents scrambling to secure a date. CVS is only offering vaccinations in the following towns: Chatham, Brigantine, Cedar Grove, Dumont, East Brunswick, Edson, Elizabeth, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday during a press briefing via ZOOM that 1,138,757 vaccine doses have now been administered statewide: 875,424 first doses and 263,196 second doses and that he is expecting increasing deliveries of vaccines from the federal government for our mega-sites ...

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NEW JERSEY — The constant flux of updates surrounding COVID-19 and the vaccine has led some New Jersey residents feeling overwhelmed with information or confused over what’s accurate. NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli on Monday sought to clarify a number of major coronavirus-related points ...

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NEW JERSEY — The constant flux of updates surrounding COVID-19 and the vaccine has led some New Jersey residents feeling overwhelmed with information or confused over what’s accurate. NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli on Monday sought to clarify a number of major coronavirus-related points ...

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