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NJ Data: 50 Percent of Somerville Residents Vaccinated for COVID-19

May 12, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey has launched a new COVID-19 dashboard that includes the percentages of adults in each municipality who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and those who are fully vaccinated.

The Vaccine Overview on the dashboard provides a breakdown by county with a click-on feature for every municipality that shows vaccination percentages for ...

RWJUH/Somerset Rated in Top 5% of US Hospitals for Patient Safety

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized with the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award.

This distinction places RWJUH/Somerset among the top 5% in the nation for patient safety based on patient safety data from acute care hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading ...

Preview Public Works Surplus Lots in Hillsborough Prior to Auction

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ Somerset County will host an online auction of surplus property starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, closing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19.

The eclectic mix of items to be sold includes cars, pickups, buses, dump trucks and other vehicles, lawn and garden equipment snow plows, automotive parts, office equipment and more.

A list of auction items, along ...

May 10 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 6 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,538 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 6 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 880,635 total cases since last year, an increase of 75 overnight. There are 23,170 COVID-19-related deaths in ...

1850s Badges Added to Collection at Somerville Firemen's Museum

SOMERVILLE- Located in a restored 1888 firehouse at 15 North Doughty Ave, the Somerville Firemen’s Museum has re-opened its doors with new exhibits, including recently found firefighter badges dating back to the1850s and photos of the town’s massive Ironworks Fire of 1909.

The museum is open every Saturday from 10am until noon, or by appointment, and features a look at 185 years of ...

May 9 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 11 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,532 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 11 overnight and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 880,560 total cases since last year, an increase of 253 overnight. There are 23,161 COVID-19-related deaths in New ...

May 8 Somerset County COVID-19 Update

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,521 cases of the COVID-19 virus and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 880,307 total cases since last year, an increase of 495 overnight. There are 23,151 COVID-19-related deaths in New Jersey since last year, an ...

May 7 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 26 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,521 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 26 overnight, and a total of 727 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 879,812 total cases since last year, an increase of 920 overnight. There are 23,129 COVID-19-related deaths in ...

Somerset County Hosts 10 COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics May 10-15

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County is holding ten open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus.

In addition to hosting clinics throughout the county, for the first time Somerset will be providing all three CDC approved vaccines after receiving its first allotment of Pfizer.

“The ...

Somerville Working to Develop 25-Acre Solar Farm at Former Landfill

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The long-dormant borough landfill bounded by Route 206 and the NJTRANSIT Raritan Valley Line is expected to be transformed into a state-of-the-art solar farm.

The solar array will be adjacent to the townhomes being built as part of the Somerville Station transit village alongside the railroad tracks and the borough's "Green Seam" park. 

The Borough ...

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NJ Data: 50 Percent of Somerville Residents Vaccinated for COVID-19

May 12, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey has launched a new COVID-19 dashboard that includes the percentages of adults in each municipality who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and those who are fully vaccinated.

The Vaccine Overview on the dashboard provides a breakdown by county with a click-on feature for every municipality that shows vaccination percentages for ...

Advocacy Group Applauds Murphy, Legislators for Effort to Fight Organ Donor Insurance Discrimination

May 10, 2021

Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against living organ donors.

Since its launch, the group has been advocating against efforts at the federal level ...