Health & Wellness

September 14, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 5,055 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 17 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 160 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ -- NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli warned of a possible “twin-demic” this year during flu season and urged New Jerseyans to get their flu shots.   “As we enter the fall season, we are also moving into the flu season. This year we are preparing for the possibility of a ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ – As end-of-summer parties give way to welcome-back-to-college keggers, the cases of COVID-19 among New Jersey’s youngest populations are on the rise. Residents in the 19-24 age range now represent the highest percent positivity rate in the state, according to State Health ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 5,038 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 5 cases overnight, along with 494 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 160 COVID-19 cases since March, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 5,033 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 16 cases overnight, along with 494 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerset County has seen double-digit increases in the number of ...

Read more »

BRANCHBURG, NJ – Residents can safely dispose of their unwanted and outdated over-the-counter and prescription medication at the  Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m.-o 2 p.m., at the Branchburg Public Works Garage, 34 Kenbury Road, rain or shine. Medication should be ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 5,017 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 31 cases overnight, along with 494 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. The overnight increase is one of the biggest in several weeks, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 4,986 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 13 cases overnight, along with 494 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 160 COVID-19 cases in that time, ...

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city’s two major hospitals, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System and RWJBarnabas Health, announced this morning they are planning to merge. The hospitals released a joint statement outlining their intention to integrate the two healthcare systems. The announcement comes ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,973 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 18 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has had a total of 160 COVID-19 cases in that time, ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ - For many New Jersey school districts, this week will mark the first day of class.  While all have prepared — opting for in-person, remote or a hybrid of the two — new coronavirus cases are to be expected, state officials said Tuesday.  “We have all the public health protocols ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 4,951 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 17 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 159 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,951 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 17 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 159 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 4,934 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 11 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 157 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Teachers met with Dr. Lisa M. Antunes, superintendent of schools on Sept. 1 in preparation for the new school year beginning this week, and what they heard, and what they saw during a walk-through of the school buildings has put the school district and its faculty at odds once ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,923 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 5 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 157 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ — Marking the milestone of six months since the confirmation of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off the holiday weekend by signing an Executive Order to allow for the resumption of indoor dining, albeit at 25 percent capacity. The order also allows ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,918 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 9 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 157 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 4,909 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 10 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 156 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Although the overwhelming majority of Rutgers classes will be held via remote instruction, school officials have confirmed about 8,000 to 10,000 students have moved into off-campus housing for the fall semester. Having that many students living in apartments in New Brunswick, ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,899 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 156 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has relaxed his prohibition against indoor dining at restaurants just days after the Hillsborough Township Economic and Business Development Commission and more than 50 township restaurant owners sent a letter to the governor urging him to do so. The letter, ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 4,892 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 3 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 156 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,889 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 20 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 155 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey’s long-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day. On Friday after nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday at his press briefing ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has joined with other law enforcement agencies and community partners in Phase II of Operation Helping Hand, a broad-based effort to combat substance on the streets and door-to-door, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H.

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 4,869 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 614cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 155 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,855 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 6 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 154 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,849 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 6 cases overnight, along with 493 deaths since the first case was reported March 8. Somerville has a total of 154 COVID-19 cases in that time, with ...

Read more »

METUCHEN, NJ – With the school year starting in New Jersey amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans Friday to dedicate $250 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide support to children and their families, as well as for thousands of child ...

Read more »