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Health & Wellness

October 15, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Tuesday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m., the Union County Board of County Commissioners will present a virtual town hall to inform residents about resources available to them for recovery from Tropical Storm Ida. Union County is one of 12 counties in New Jersey to be given a federal ...

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NJ Human Services Announces Efforts to Improve Access to Traumatic Brain Injury Services for Diverse Communities $1.7M in Funding Allocated for Initiative to Maximize the Overall Health and Well-Being of Individuals Living with Traumatic Brain Injuries TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway reported on this earlier, but Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) University Hospital Rahway has provided additional information and several new flyers, so we are republishing this and will continue to post as the date approaches. RWJ University Hospital Rahway is offering free ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is offering free breast screenings on Saturday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the hospital, located at 865 Stone Street. The free 3D mammograms, plus clinical breast exams, will be offered to uninsured or underinsured women ...

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The FDA issued a safety communication alert on certain lots of Ellume COVID-19 Home Tests. According to the FDA, there is a potential for false positive results with certain lots of the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test due to a recently identified manufacturing issue.   A “false positive” is a test ...

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All unexpired Lotrimin® AF and Tinactin® spray products are being voluntarily recalled due to the presence of benzene in some product samples, announced Bayer.   All products with lot numbers beginning with TN, CV or NAA and distributed between September 2018 to September 2021 are being ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Flu season is upon us. It usually runs through the fall and the winter, beginning in October, peaking in February, and declining thereafter. Famously now (or infamously, depending on your viewpoint), last year's flu season was decidedly underwhelming. Of course, it's hard to compete ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designed to strengthen concussion protocols for high school student-athletes and cheerleaders with the goal of ensuring they can safely return to academic and sports activities after suffering such head injuries. Under the legislation, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Wednesday, September 29, there will be a pop-up vaccination clinic at Rahway High School (1012 Madison Ave.) from 5-7 p.m. This corresponds with the high school's Back-to-School Night, which runs from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Barbara Maher, head nurse at Franklin Elementary School, alerted ...

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UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of County Commissioners encourages all residents to get their seasonal flu shot as soon as possible this year. Free flu shots will be dispensed at clinics run by the Office of Health Management at locations throughout Union County. Persons with health insurance ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the Union County Board of Chosen Commissioners is helping to raise awareness about the importance of early detection for women who may be at risk. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 21,000 women in the United ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County residents impacted by Hurricane Ida can visit the newly opened FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, located at the Elizabeth O’Donnell Dempsey Senior Community Center in the City of Elizabeth, at 618 Salem. The Disaster Recovery Center will be open during the following ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — RWJ University Hospital Rahway has teamed up with Union County and the Rahway Public Schools to provide a pop-up vaccine clinic on Wednesday, September 22, from 5-7 p.m. at the Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy. In addition to free vaccines and COVID testing, there will be free tacos ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents that there will be additional free COVID-19 vaccines and testing available at convenient pop-up clinics throughout the County during the month of September. Three of the upcoming clinics will be held in Rahway. Third ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — This Saturday, September 11, meet up with instructor Lisa Ferraro, teaching with Jennifer Truncale, for a yoga class on Cherry Street, alongside The Coffee Box, located at 1465 Irving Street, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Classes are held every Saturday throughout the fall for a $10 suggested fee, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — In preparation of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch throughout New Jersey. The storm is expected to hit Wednesday night into Thursday with heavy rainfalls equaling five inches, scattered thunderstorms and high wind ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Thunderstorms producing heavy rains could cause flash flooding in the area Friday evening, the National Weather Service said. A flash flood warning is in effect until 7 p.m., the service said, which means flooding could be imminent. “Turn around, don't drown when encountering ...

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Union County’s Household Hazardous Waste events provide free, safe disposal for unwanted cleaning supplies and other special household wastes. UNION COUNTY, NJ — Many dangerous and unwanted chemicals can lurk around homes and yards, creating potential hazards for people, pets, and wildlife.

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RAHWAY, NJ — This Wednesday, September 1, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is teaming up with Union County and the Rahway Public Schools to offer a pop-up vaccine clinic from 5-7 p.m. at the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy. In addition to free vaccines and COVID-19 testing, there ...

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Free COVID-19 shots and saliva testing to be provided to residents at events in Hillside, Elizabeth and Scotch Plains. UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents that free COVID-19 vaccines and testing will be available at convenient pop-up clinics ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As it has done several times over the summer so far, the city of Rahway is providing cooling stations today for residents in need. TAPinto Rahway reported yesterday that temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to exceed 90 degrees with a heat index (apparent or feel-like ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Okay, quickly, before we do anything else today, TAPinto Rahway wants to remind you about today's yoga event, starting very soon. 9:30AM to 10:45AM Yoga at River's Edge with Lisa Ferraro River Road, South of Rahway River Park Enjoy an all-levels yoga class where we embrace the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Who knows, we may actually be wishing for rain by the end of this week. It’s expected to feel like 98 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday, forecasters said. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Weather ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Tropical Storm Henri is forecasted to affect local weather conditions from Saturday night through Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). A tropical storm warning is in effect for Union County, which the NWS is forecasting to cause "widespread rainfall of 3 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County residents who are already vaccinated against COVID-19 can now receive a third shot if they are in an immunosuppressed category. The approved third shot applies to those who have already received two doses of either the Pfizer or the Moderna vaccine. Those who ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey ranks fifth among the 50 states with about 51% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the tenth safest, according to a report today by personal finance website, WalletHub. To determine the rankings of the safest states during the pandemic, WalletHub ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — As earlier reported by TAPinto Rahway, the Union County Board of County Commissioners informed residents that free COVID-19 vaccines and testing will be available at convenient pop-up clinics throughout the County during the month of August. Additional upcoming clinics will be ...

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Free event saluting COVID-19 first responders and front-line heroes at Oak Ridge Park. UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the Union County Car, Truck, and Bike Show saluting the county’s first responders and front-line heroes. The event will take place on ...

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