Health & Wellness

September 17, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Ambulance, a division of Atlantic Health System, sent a team of three paramedics in an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance to South Carolina to aid in the relief efforts being organized by FEMA in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The team, consisting of Richard ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is holding a special forum, “Opioid Crisis: A Community Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Recovery” on Wednesday, August 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Christ Church in Rockaway Township. Register here . Super Bowl champion and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis is responsible for 2 million broken bones in the U.S. annually and 75,000 deaths.  The suggestion to change this statistic is to increase activity, follow a bone health diet and learn the facts about osteoporosis ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- THE MAX Challenge, one of the nations’ fastest growing fitness concepts, known for its 10-Week Challenge, is excited to announce its new location in Randolph NJ opening in summer 2018. A comprehensive 10-week body and mind renewal program, THE MAX Challenge combines a varying ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - With Lyme Disease cases rising at alarming rates across New Jersey, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and State Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Mountain Way Park in Parsippany today to discuss efforts to stem the tide, and to raise awareness.  New N.J. Department of Health ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Cancer survivors, along with their friends and families, will be participating in the Relay for LIfe on May 5 at the Morristown Armory. Over 220 participants have signed up for the overnight walking event raising funds for cancer research and treatment. At Thursday’s council ...

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The Morris County School of Technology’s Red Cross Club will be holding a Blood Drive on Saturday, May 12th at the Morris County School of Technology, 400 East Main St, Denville, from 8:30am-2:30pm in the gymnasium. The Blood Drive will be run by New York Blood Services. Please sign up at ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Municipal Alliance Committee (MAC) is sponsoring the program “Hidden in Plain Sight” on April at 7:00 p.m. at the Randolph Community Center on Calais Road. “Hidden in Plain Sight” will be presented by the Morris County Prevention is Key organization. The event will ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Dr. David Simon, co-owner of Randolph Pain Relief and Wellness Center, has been the driving force behind the Community Wellness Day event that has taken place at Randolph Middle School three times over the past four years. For many residents, businesses, and township departments, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Health Department has partnered with the North Jersey Health Collaborative (NJHC)  to provide residents with the opportunity to share what health looks like in their neighborhood. The NJHC is a group of more than 150 organizations working together to create ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Two Atlantic Health System hospitals are the only in New Jersey to be named America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals from Healthgrades. Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of ‘America’s 50 Best Hospitals’ for the third consecutive ...

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Randolph, NJ — Randolph Pain Relief and Wellness Center (PRWC) is hosting the fourth annual Health, Fitness and Fun Fest (previously Community Wellness Fest) on Saturday, March 24 from 12 pm - 3 pm at Randolph Middle School. This year, Randolph PRWC will partner with the P.A.W.S. Club at RMS, ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices is taking Morris County by storm with initiatives to arm the community with facts and information to fight against drug and alcohol abuse. The coalition is a proactive team of elected officials, law enforcement, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - This Valentine's Day are you "available" or "unavailable"? Runners will have a chance to choose their "available or unavailable" t-shirts to wear  while running or walking in this year's Cupid's Chase.  Cupid's Chase 5K, sponsored by Community Options Inc,will take place on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Morris County’s Health, Fitness & Fun Fest, hosted by the Randolph Pain Relief & Wellness Center, will take place on Saturday, March 24, from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Randolph Middle School. The event will have something for everyone, including free admission and free ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Wren Eloise Craw was born  at 2:06 a.m New Year's Day, making her the first baby of the new year delivered at Morristown Medical Center. Wren weighted in at  7 pounds 5 ounces and is 20 inches in length. She joins brother Reid and parents Jamie and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In addition to asking the women in your life what's for dinner? Can you drop me at practice? Or how was your day? Ask her...... Have you scheduled your mammogram? In 2017, 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  When calling 9-1-1 from either a cell phone or land line, operators have only your phone number and general sense of location to help you. Now residents in Randolph and twenty two other towns in Morris County can sign up for Smart 911 which makes first responders more aware of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday continued taking part in educational programs aimed at combating the nation’s growing opioid and heroin epidemic. Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Brad Seabury were among the speakers at the program in the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The total number of Americans who died from drug overdoses in 2016 exceeded the estimated 58,000 individuals killed during the Vietnam War.  According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 64,000 Americans died from all drug overdoses last year.  More than  20,000 fatal ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After receiving parent input about the Sept. 1 alcohol incident through board meetings and correspondence, Superintendent Jenn Fano hosted a forum on Oct. 4 for potential problem analysis for future large-scale substance abuse situations. The session attempted to answer the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- More than 33,000 Americans, about 91 a day, died from opioid overdoses in 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Morris County is hardly immune from the growing epidemic as fatal opiate overdoses in the county this year have increased significantly over the 2016 ...

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