Health & Wellness

September 17, 2018

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Staff, and residents of the Atria Senior Living Center in Cranford made a special road trip to the Radiation Oncology Center at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on September 6. The visit had a purpose, to deliver 27 handcrafted heart pillows to be donated to patients undergoing ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center says that music is good for the mind, body, and soul. They will be presenting Health & Harmony 2018, a health fair like no other featuring live dance, Motown, R&B and the rock music of Avenue G, and the "Total Experience”. The event is being ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center has announced a new effort to deploy telehealth across its organization for both its own employees and patient care.  Trinitas is taking advantage of the latest strides in telemedicine, which often play a role as the first line of care to decrease ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of the Employee Health and Infection Control staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center are celebrating their status as the first to receive the NJ Department of Health's Public Health Innovator Award.   The award recognizes Trinitas for vaccinating 97 percent of its ...

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NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Healthcare Foundation of NJ honored Dr. John D'Angelo, DO, and Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center at the annual Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Awards event at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston on July 16. Dr. D'Angelo, a Westfield ...

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Elizabeth, NJ - The Union County Fatherhood Initiative Coalition (UCFIC) recently honored Dr. Barry Levinson, Medical Director of the Trinitas Comprehensive Care Center, at their Sixth Annual Union County Fatherhood Breakfast Conference recently to raise awareness of the far-reaching impact of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Seventy-six students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing's 160th Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, sixty-eight women ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center's mission to promote vaginal childbirth has recently been recognized by the NJ Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association, and their statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections for the well-being of mothers and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center were presented with handmade hats for their newborn infants as well as patients at the Cancer Center last week by the 4C’s, a club from St. Helens Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. Alesia Porter, program director of the 4C’s, along ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Cancer survivor David Toma, a retired Newark police officer whose career inspired the TV series "Baretta," will speak at the Relay for Life Survivors' Ceremony when it is held June 2 in Rahway River Park Stadium. Toma and Renee Sarnicki, an oncology nurse, have been fundraising for ...

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Pool to open Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28th The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever. “We are pleased to be offering our residents ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Trinitas Health Foundation will host its annual Gala with the theme “Peace of Mind” on Thursday, May 10.  The Healthcare Foundation of NJ will be honored with this year's “Humanitarian Award” and proceeds will benefit Behavioral Health patients. The Gala will be held at the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - New Jersey Department of Health Principal Deputy Commissioner Jackie Cornell, paid a special visit to Trinitas Regional Medical Center on Monday to speak to staff about the importance of flu vaccination and prevention, and commend the hospital on its high staff vaccination ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night in our area. According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.  Localized amounts up to 12 inches, are possible. The National ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – In light of the highest number of flu cases in New Jersey 15 years, Trinitas Regional Medical Center says that their strict flu vaccination policy has resulted in a 97% compliance rate among employees. The remaining 3% have exercised an exception for medical or religious ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A recent grant from the Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has allowed Trinitas Regional Medical Center to purchase five new Motorola APX 6000 portable radios for its Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU),  “Lives will surely be saved,” said Hospital Officials. The radios will be used to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –Trinitas Regional Medical Center has issued new visiting guidelines due to the heightened flu activity this season.  Visitor restrictions are in place based on the following guidelines: Anyone with fever/flu-like symptoms should not visit. Children under the age of 12 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Patients at Robert Wood Johnson's Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit will be receiving hand-made decorative pillows for Valentine's Day, thanks to the Blue and Gold Club of Rahway's Franklin Elementary School. Along with the pillows, Franklin students made get-well cards for the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, has served as past Chairman and now Vice Chairman, of the Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital ...

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholders Linda Carter and Alexander Mirabella presented resolutions to members of Color Group Orange from the Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program (UC STEP) congratulating them on winning the Civic Engagement Challenge of 2018 ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Seventy-one students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing 159th Convocation Ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Cranford. Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, 64 women and 7 men proudly accepted ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Teams are already forming for participation in the Relay for Life of Rahway, which is set for Saturday, June 2 at Rahway River Park Stadium. The cancer research fundraiser will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. An event committee meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ-- The first baby born in 2018 at Trinitas Regional Medical Center arrived at 11:17 a.m. on January 2.  Parents Rose Demosthene and Willick Joseph of Rahway pose with baby Isaac who measured 19.5 inches and weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces.   The nursing staff kept a long-standing ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ—The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) is the new sponsor of the Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency Programs of Trinitas Regional Medical, announced officials. The alliance will enhance medical education and patient care at Trinitas. In existence for over 30 years, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - If you know anyone who is overweight and has been diagnosed with stage two or three breast cancer, a new study being undertaken at Trinitas Regional Medical Center could provide important answers about weight loss and how it relates to the disease. Trinitas is participating in a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center is seeking formal Level II Trauma Center designation in response to the first official trauma call by the New Jersey Department of Health DOH in nearly 20 years.  The Medical Center will submit its application to the DOH this week. According to ...

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