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New Program Aims at Improving Health of Mothers and Babies

December 7, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- City officials and health advocates gathered on the steps of Paterson’s Department of Health on Thursday to announce aggressive new and innovative strategies to reduce the infant mortality rate, specifically among African Americans, in the city.

According to officials from the Partnership of Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, the non-profit planning agency ...

Grant Awarded to Help Keep Paterson Youth Away from Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Use

PATERSON, NJ- When Dr. Robert Reid founded the Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA) in 2013, the goal was simple but powerful, to stop alcohol, tobacco, and drug use among Paterson’s youth through outreach, education, community empowerment, and collaboration.

Today, thanks to a 5-year $125,000 Drug-Free Community grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ...

Congressman Bill Pascrell Announces $3.3M Award for Paterson Community Health Center

PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,336,144 to the Paterson Community Health Center to provide primary health care to low-income residents.

"The Paterson Community Health Center provides vital healthcare services to those in our community who need it most. With this ...

Trading Fatigues for Scrubs. St. Joseph's Health Honors Veterans

PATERSON, NJ- Whether they served overseas or here in the US, belted out the forceful “Oorah” of the Marines or marched to the more upbeat “Anchors Aweigh” of the Navy, performed their duty on a ship or in the middle of the desert, each of the 35 men and women honored Friday by St. Joseph’s Health “served and protected freedom through service to ...

St. Joseph's Earns Top Grades for Patient Safety

PATERSON, NJ – St. Joseph’s University Medical Center earned an “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a statement by the hospital read on Thursday.

The grade, Kevin J. Slavin, President & CEO of St.Joseph’s Health said, is a result of the hospital’s “ongoing efforts to ensure patient safety and achieve the highest ...


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