Health & Wellness

July 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ _ Somerset County’s Commission on the Status of Women is scheduled to present a self-care webinar for women, via a Zoom videoconferencing meeting, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. The theme is how to “Renew, Recharge, and Reset" during these trying times as the world ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 4,361 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 11 new cases overnight; with the death toll increasing by two victims to 451. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New ...

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BERKELEY TOWNSHIP,  NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy called upon the federal government to mandate face coverings at the spread of COVID-19 surge across the United States' Sunbelt. Murphy said New Jersey is seeing a small spike in cases due to travelers coming into the Garden State from Florida and South ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,350 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 8 new cases overnight; with the death toll remaining at 449. Somerville has a total of 143 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough is making a second attempt to shut down the state highway that bisects the downtown shopping and restaurant district to create a pedestrian boulevard for shopping and outdoor dining from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays. A resolution will be voted on at Monday's virtual ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,342 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 5 new cases overnight; and two deaths, increasing the death toll to 449. Somerville has a total of 142 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be returned to full staff on Friday, July 3, having been at half-staff since Friday, April 3, in recognition and mourning of all those who have lost their lives and been affected by COVID-19. The flags will return to full ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey's COVID-19 public health emergency another 30 days, even though the spread of the disease has slowed significantly by many important measures. Hospitalizations are down 94 percent from New Jersey's peak and 12 percent from June 17, and the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 4,337 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 10 new cases overnight; no deaths were reported, remaining at 447. Somerville has a total of 141 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- At his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the reopening schedule that continues tomorrow – with social distancing and face covering requirements in place – for the following businesses: Casinos, Outdoor amusement parks and water ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,327 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 29 new cases overnight; no deaths were reported, remaining at 447. Somerville has a total of 141 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There was food, music and sunshine everywhere on Somerset Street on Tuesday as Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital thanked its health care heroes for treating 1,147 COVID-19 patents since the first one passed through the doors in March. Although the hospital is still ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy signed a three-month $7.6 billion budget extension Tuesday prompted by the coronavirus pandemic that allows the State to continue spending through September. Murphy said the three-month gap budget, which authorizes state spending through the extended 2020 state ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 4,298 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 11 new cases overnight and a total of 447 deaths. Somerville has a total of 141 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 4,287 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 2 new cases overnight and a total of 447 deaths. Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thursday, July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Monday that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 4,285 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 7 new cases overnight and a total of 447 deaths. Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide is now 10.064,957 with 500,533 having died as a result of exposure to the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control; & Prevention on Saturday morning. The CDC this morning reported 12,132 COVID-19 deaths in the United ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 4,264 casesof the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 2 new cases overnight and a total of 443 deaths. The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported a total of 170,584 positive cases of the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen in partnership with FEMA, the New Jersey Department of Health, and Fire Districts 1 & 3 will provide free COVID-19 testing this weekend.  Two sites will serve as testing locations. The Board of Education office at 1755 Amwell Road will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet provided guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall during the governor's daily COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, June 26.  "Today, we're releasing guidance regarding the reopening ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy defended the state’s new travel advisory amid questions of whether it lacks teeth and suggestions of whether it constitutes retaliation against states that had once imposed restrictions on northeastern states. The advisory, which was announced Wednesday in lockstep ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported a total of 170,196 positive cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 since the pandemic began its spread in the state 115 days ago, and a total of 13,018 deaths during that time, an increase of 23 overnight. The Somerset County ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The state is hiring more than 200 contact tracers as part of its ongoing fight against COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy announced at his daily press conference Wednesday afternoon. “There are more than 230 tracers being on-boarded,” Murphy said. This is in addition to the 900 tracers ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of 4,256 cases, an increase of 8 new cases overnight and a total of 444 deaths. Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 deaths. New Jersey has ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 4,248 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 overnight, with the death toll increasing by 3 victims to 443. Somerville has a total of 138 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 deaths total. New ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, at 50 percent capacity and other COVID-19 protocols in place. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March in New Jersey continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Monday reported 2 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 overnight, with the death toll remaining at 440 and the total number of cases at 4,251. Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Sunday reported 5 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 overnight, with the death toll reaching 440 and the total number of cases at 4,249. Somerville has a total of 139 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March, with 6 ...

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