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Is Monmouth County Next? Free at-Home COVID-19 Testing For Passaic County Residents

May 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY: All Passaic County residents can now sign up to receive a free COVID-19 saliva test kit that can be self-administered at home.  This is the first at-home testing model being conducted by any local or county government in the State of New Jersey.

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders are partnering with Vault Medical Services of New Jersey and the Rutgers Clinical ...

Operation Hope: Horses Bring Healing Peace

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: A piece of HOPE during tough times is something that is so important. We all need something to look forward to and there is something exciting that is galloping towards the near future. What happens when two like-minded individuals come together for a shared dream? ...

Local Grocery Stores Issue Recall on Healthy Choice Power Bowls

RED BANK, NJ – Supermarkets Stop and Shop and Weis Markets have issued recalls on Healthy Choice Power Bowl 9.5 ounce Chicken Feta and Farro.  The United States Department of Agriculture have issues a warning that expands on a recall issued on April 10, 2020.

Conagra Brands, Inc. or Russellville, Arkansas and Marshall, Missouri recalled approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready to ...

How Will Coronavirus Impact Summer Fun?

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Scott J. Druckman, D.O. contributes to topics such as Behavioral Health, Nutrition.

Memorial Day weekend! The holiday always signals the start of the summer season at the Jersey Shore. With beaches now open, and physical distancing and other health and safety measures in place to keep beach goers safe, what will our pandemic summer look like, ...

Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome, a Possible Link to COVID-19 in Children

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Aryeh Baer, M.D. contributes to topics such as Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Kevin A Slavin, M.D. contributes to topics such as Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

We know that COVID-19 causes severe disease mostly in older adults and in those with underlying health problems. Fortunately, children for the most part have been spared the ...

3 Ways to Fix the Neck & Shoulder Pain You Feel While Working from Home

Medical Contributor: Laurent Delavaux, M.D., contributes to topics such as Orthopedics, Rehabilitation , Physical Medicine.

Working from home may be the new ‘normal’ for some individuals given the COVID-19 pandemic—but did you know that the layout of your home office (or even the way you position and stare at your laptop) may affect your overall neck ...

Recruiting Recovering COVID-19 Patients to possibly help others infected

NEW JERSEY: Hackensack University Medical Center has been approved to recruit recovered and recovering COVID-19 patients to assess their blood and test it for antibodies in response to the virus. These antibodies may help other patients who are infected with COVID-19. Patients with promising antibodies will be asked to come back to donate an additional blood sample which may be helpful for sick ...

WATCH: GreenLeaf Pet Resort's Thank You to our Heroes program gives hospital workers in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, free Doggie Daycare

MONMOUTH and OCEAN COUNTIES: Green Leaf Pet Resort is offering Free Doggie Day Care to all hospital workers at both Green Leaf locations. WATCH video below to get started! 

Green Leaf Pet Resort with Monmouth County locations in Oakhurst and Millstone, is giving back to our local heroes. In appreciation for our frontline, Green Leaf Pet Resort is providing FREE DOGGIE DAYCARE for ...

Red Bank “DocSmiles” Explains the Differences in Implants

 

RED BANK, NJ: Red Bank dentist Dr. Glenn MacFarlane has a different approach to the for his Center for Holistic Dental Medicine practice, located at 211 Broad Street.

As the name implies, he takes a “whole-body” approach to dentistry that includes essential oils, aromatherapy and sleep apnea treatment.

Known as “DocSmile,” he has been the official cosmetic ...

Gov. Murphy’s Daily Update: “Today’s COVID Numbers are Suspect”

TRENTON, NJ – During his May 4 COVID-19 daily briefing, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stated that the low number of new positive cases and recorded deaths reported today were “suspect.”

“The numbers may be low as a result of a network outage we had yesterday. This may have prevented all cases from being processed,” said Murphy.

New positive cases reported: ...

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Women’s Heart Fund Hosting Virtual Fundraising Reception, May 29, to raise funds for Hackensack Meridian Health’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

May 20, 2020

Neptune, NJ – May 14, 2020 – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian – Meridian Health Foundation has moved its annual Women’s Heart Fund reception to a virtual fundraising event to be held on May 29 at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of the planned reception, the foundation will host a program that donors can stream live to continue to raise funds for Hackensack ...

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New Jersey Needs Infrastructure to Catalyze Our Recovery

May 21, 2020

New Jersey’s infrastructure has faced decades of underinvestment. Unfortunately, just as we’re finally beginning to make progress on paving our roads, fixing our bridges, and filling potholes around the state, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the state’s economy and risks plunging us back into uncertainty.

That’s why it’s critically important for the New Jersey ...

Quote of the Day!

June 1, 2020

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.  Rather we should thank God such men lived.

George S. Patton

Imagine Battling Cancer and Covid-19: Support the American Cancer Society

May 30, 2020

Dear TAPinto Readers:

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this sector of the population because of the effect Covid-19 has had on them. Eleven percent of New Jersey’s Covid fatalities have been individuals who were already battling cancer, then later contracted the virus. This ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

May 29, 2020

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...

Obituaries

Sep 23, 1947 - Apr 5, 2020
Louis H. Wan, of Holmdel, passed away at the Bayshore Medical Center on Sunday, April 5th, 2020, at ...
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Nov 26, 1935 - Apr 6, 2020
Roberta E. Kulesz of Colts Neck passed away on Monday, April 6.  She was born at Flower ...
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Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...