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Health & Wellness

September 26, 2021

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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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway has reported previously about a few of the activities of the city's TeenWorks program. Rahway TeenWorks is a six-week summer program for Rahway residents 16 years of age and older that provides participants with summer employment and career readiness skills. This past ...

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New state guidelines for additional shots will go into effect beginning Saturday, August 14. UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County will begin offering an additional COVID-19 shot to eligible residents beginning this Saturday, August 14. Under new guidelines issued by the New Jersey Department of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As it did earlier this summer, the city of Rahway announced that it will provide air-conditioned cooling stations today at the Rahway Public Library. As TAPinto Rahway reported previously, temperatures are expected to rise to dangerously high levels, with the National Weather Service ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Air temperatures are expected to become dangerously hot this week, with a heat index value around 107 degrees possible Wednesday and 108 degrees possible Thursday, the National Weather Service warned Tuesday afternoon. An excessive heat warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 ...

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NEW JERSEY — "This virus has humbled all of us," said Governor Phil Murphy as he delivered the masking mandate for New Jersey's schools last Thursday in East Brunswick.  Most impactful of recent developments has been the Delta variant which has already resulted in numerous deaths ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department has launched a pilot program offering wireless devices to eligible deaf and hard of hearing New Jersey residents. This program is being administered by Human Services’ Division of the Deaf and Hard ...

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Free COVID-19 shots for Union County residents to be offered in Elizabeth on August 5, 13 and 14 UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents of additional pop-up clinics offering free COVID-19 vaccines in Elizabeth. The Mobile Vaccination Unit will be on ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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