Health & Wellness

October 4, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 5,400 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 16 cases overnight, with the death toll at 504 since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 172 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,384 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 8 cases overnight, with the death toll at 504 since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 172 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - President Donald Trump attended an exclusive, high-end fund-raising event at Trump National Golf Club Thursday afternoon and flew back to Washington where hours later, the president sent out a Tweet confirming both he and First Lady Melania Trump had been diagnosed with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 5,376 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 36 cases overnight, with the death toll at 504 since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 172 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 5,340 cases of the COVID-19 9coronavirus, an increase of 13 cases overnight, with the death toll at 504 since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 172 COVID-19 cases since ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy began his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday by reporting on the successful reopening of schools overall in the state, despite 11 "outbreaks" of schools with two or more cases of COVID-19.. No outbreaks have been reported in any Somerset County school ...

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NEW JERSEY - Will weed grow in the Garden State? Ballot Question No. 1 asks voters to approve amending the Constitution of New Jersey to legalize a controlled form of marijuana called cannibis. Cannibis is a psychoactive drug - one that affects the mind - used mostly for medical or recreational ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 5,321 cases of the COVID-19 9coronavirus, an increase of 14 cases overnight, with the death toll overnight climbing to 501 since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey appears to now be in Ocean County, which has made up 28% of the state's 3,660 new cases over the last six days.  Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said Monday that a “hotspot team” will soon increase testing capacity in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 5,307 cases of the COVID-19 9coronavirus, an increase of 18 cases overnight, along with 499 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 169 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,278 cases of the COVID-19 9coronavirus, an increase of 9 cases overnight, along with 499 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 168 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID-19 press briefing Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he has extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. These declarations, unless extended, expire after 30 days. “As we enter the Fall season, it is important to continue to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases Thursday morning for a live virtual conversation on COVID-19 (coronavirus) in New Jersey.  The national expert in infectious disease said that he often points ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health is making it easier to receive a flu vaccination by sponsoring a free drive-thru clinic in Hillsborough on Sept. 26. Residents are being urged to get their flu vaccinations as soon as possible. First responders and residents who are ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The state is piloting a mobile app that will notify residents if they have been in close, prolonged contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said state employees as well as students from Montclair State University, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 5,216 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 16 cases overnight, along with 498 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 166 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 5,200 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 165 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

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NEW JERSEY — Referring to the coronavirus as a marathon, rather than a sprint, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli wants residents to be wary of “pandemic fatigue.” As New Jersey passes 200,000 coronavirus cases Monday, she said the COVID-19 has forced many families to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 5,193 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 13 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 164 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Somerville pharmacy is one of 14 in Somerset County that will dispense the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone - commonly called Narcan - for free from Sept. 24-26. Gov. Phil Murphy and Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced Monday that 322 pharmacies statewide ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 5,180 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 164 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Several youth recreational and competitive sports programs have been suspended due to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases first reported by Mayor Douglas Tomson in a Health Advisory issued on Friday, Sept. 18. Tomson confirmed the first person to test positive was associated with DC ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,173 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 164 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will hold a virtual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Event, “Breast Cancer Clusters: Blown Out of the Water featuring Erin Brockovich” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Breast surgeon Dr.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 5,166 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 41 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerset County has seen a marked increase in the number of cases ...

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  Editor's Note: This story will be updated as more information becomes available. HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Several probable positive tests for COVID-19 prompted Mayor Doug Tomson on Friday to issue a Health Advisory to township residents. The initial index case was at DC Gymnastics, located at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 5,125 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 21 cases overnight, along with 495 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 162 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Saying that residents and staff of long-term care facilities in New Jersey have borne an outsized burden of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several pieces of legislation on Wednesday to address systemic challenges, mitigate the impact of COVID-19, and strengthen ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 5,104 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 25 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 161 COVID-19 cases since March, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 5,079 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 24 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. The death toll in the United States climbed past 200,000 ...

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