Health & Wellness

May 11, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jennifer St. Pierre watched from her home as the motorcade slowly made its way down the street. A beloved neighbor had died from complications of COVID-19. Instead of a wake and funeral, the line of cars stopped briefly and the wife and son emerged, masks on. The hearse ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy updated members of the media with the latest data regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the Garden State. We have 1,827 new positive #COVID19 cases, bringing our total to 133,635. • Atlantic: 1,302 • Bergen: 16,609 • Burlington: 3,367 • Camden: ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wed. that he is signing executive order to extend the State of New Jerseys' public health emergency by 30 days. The governor stated "To be clear: this does not mean we’re seeing anything in the data which would pause our path forward. These declarations, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - During the current pandemic, the St. Agnes Food Pantry has stepped up its efforts to help those in need. For many years, it has served local families by providing supplemental groceries to people who cannot afford enough food to sustain themselves and their families. It is solely ...

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NEW JERSEY - As a part of the Friday press briefing on the status of COVID-19 cases in the Garden State, Gov. Phil Murphy broke out the figures by county. We now have 102,196 confirmed #COVID19 cases. • Atlantic: 566 • Bergen: 14,363 • Burlington: 2,054 • Camden: 2,750 • Cape May: 247 • ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Business Association "LittleFallsBiz"  wanted to find a way to help healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Comprised of members who provide networking, education and growth opportunities for local businesses in the Township, the association ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano declared a state of emergency at the April 13 Township Council Workshop meeting, held electronically in adherence to COVID-19 distance measures. He said his declaration was retroactive to March 14, the date of the first official declaration made by Gov. Phil ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Passaic County has reported the first COVID-19 Coronavirus death in the Borough of Woodland Park. It is the first death in the Passaic Valley region. The resident was an 80-year-old man. Woodland Park, on the County's latest posted report, had 127 positive cases. Neighboring ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - In the latest official report, seven additional cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus were identified in Little Falls. The total of cases in the community now stands at 41.  The report was issued at 4 p.m. Sat. Apr. 4. TAPinto Passaic Valley will continue to cover the COVID-19 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township of Little Falls is reporting the addition of seven confirmed cases as of 4 p.m. Friday, April 3, making the total number of individuals affected by the COVID-19 virus to 34.  According to Mayor James Damiano, there are no reported deaths to date.  "I’ve had ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township of Little Falls will be highlighting Autism Awareness Month in April by lighting the municipal building blue with outdoor lights and by raising the Autism Awareness flag. According to Councilman Chris Vancheri, a meet and greet with several local families was ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Authorities report that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Little Falls rose by five on Thursday. There are now currently eight residents with confirmed cases of the virus. These patients range in age from 23 to 59.  Please note that COVID-19 testing ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Authorities report that there is a third confirmed case of COVID-19 coronavirus in Little Falls. The most recent case is a 71 year old male.  The first two cases were a 50 year old Female, and the second is a 57 year old male. Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There are currently two confirmed COVID-10 Coronavirus cases in Little Falls. According to health officials, one is a 57-year-old female, the other is a 50-year-old male.  For general questions pertaining to COVID-19, please call the New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark Thursday evening announced that the Borough has been advised by the County Health Officer of four additional positive COVID-19 tests of Woodland Park residents.   This follows the first positive test of a resident which was reported on Sunday, March 15 and ...

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WOODLAND, PARK, NJ - Borough Mayor Keith Kazmark addressed the community Sunday to announce the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Woodland Park. Kazmark's letter to the community reads:  Dear Woodland Park Residents, I regret to inform you that we have been informed by ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park has announced precautionary cancellations and postponements due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). "These orders are being made out of an abundance of caution and are not due to any locally identified illness or required mandate," Mayor ...

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Governor Phil Murphy, joined by State health and emergency management officials at the Regional Operations Intelligence Center, highlighted New Jersey’s preparedness measures amid the global novel coronavirus outbreak. New Jersey has no confirmed cases of COVID-19. “As Governor, I am charged ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Moms Demand Action will present “Be Smart: A Conversation about Kids, Guns and Safety” tonight in the municipal building.  The presentation will focus on gun safety, especially around children.  The presentation is open to everyone in the community with the goal of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse is sponsoring a six-part workshop called "We're Not Buying It," which is currently running for Memorial School sixth graders, given by the Center for Prevention, based in Newton. The program aims to ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark recently had the opportunity to meet with Alexa and Tyler Maher of Wayne, who have launched an anti-vape campaign in the area. The Borough will be partnering with them to educate the public, especially our kids, about the harmful effects of vaping.  Alexa ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has issued a Code Blue Alert for Passaic County due to forecasted temperatures that are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit with precipitation. If you are aware of any unsheltered homeless individuals in need of a warming ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Down came the rain on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 and out came over 300 runners and spectators for Totowa's first ever 5K Turkey Trot. Mayor John Coiro and his wife, Police Chief Robert Coyle and Senator Kristin Corrado were among the hundreds who ran the course through the Echo Glen ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 24 the Borough of Totowa Board of Recreation, in conjunction with the Totowa Library Foundation, will host the inaugural Turkey Trot. The 5k challenge will start promptly at 10 a.m. beginning at 490 Totowa Rd. All participants are welcome to walk, run or job and this ...

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The Mental Health Association of Passaic County is offering a free Mental Health First Aid Training class on Nov. 5 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 470 Chamberlain Ave., Paterson. This course is for adults 18 and up. What you will learn: How to recognize signs of mental health disorders such ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Thursday, Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day. The Woodland Park Stigma Task Force has organized its second annual candlelight vigil to reflect, remember and to bring hope for all those affected by suicide, addiction, and mental illness, and loved ones lost. Attendees will be ...

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September marks the back-to-school season, yet it is also another reminder to the tremendous stressors in the lives of youth and adults. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the organization Mental Health First Aid will be hosting training sessions to bring awareness, identify, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force is planning a color run on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Zaccaria Park, 310 Rifle Camp Rd. Registration will start at 8 a.m. and the run starts at 9 a.m. There is a $10 registration fee and the first 100 paid registrants will get a free event ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. the Little Falls Civic Center is hosting an informational lecture by Dr. Catalano on nutrition and healthy living. Fad diets and "get fit quick" trends can be confusing as to is the best way to lead a healthy lifestyle and treat the body well. Some ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department now offers a free, safe medication disposal drop box in its headquarters where the public can bring expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications 24/7. Installed through the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program, the ...

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