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Health & Wellness

September 18, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Rutgers student?  Public School teacher?  Concert-goer? Airline traveler? As some restaurants, performance spaces, hospitals, and other social venues are starting to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, residents who have been vaccinated at New Jersey locations may wish to preserve ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a skunk tested positive for rabies in the Township of Plainsboro, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Mershon Lane and Gulick Lane.   This is the fourth rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The state’s top health official on Monday said that New Brunswick’s COVID-19 vaccination rate is above 70%, even though the state’s COVID-19 Dashboard puts that number at a much lower rate. Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the formula to tabulate New Brunswick’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A dedicated team of 75 highly trained registered nurses care for the patients in Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s 24-bed intensive care unit. Providing fully monitored care for those with severe or even life-threatening illnesses and injuries was made even more challenging ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Many of the patients in the throes of drug overdose are on death’s doorstep by the time they arrive at the doors of the Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s emergency room. Nurse manager Janine Brys, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, CEN, and the rest of the emergency staff know that each time ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings, now in their seventh year, are designed to assist ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - "This virus has humbled all of us," said Governor Phil Murphy as he delivered the masking mandate for New Jersey's schools last Thursday in East Brunswick.  Most impactful of recent developments has been the Delta variant which has already resulted in numerous deaths ...

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NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns. Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday at the Leaguers, Inc.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A warm, soapy shower not only cleans the body, but it also cleanses the soul. Leaving people feeling refreshed, renewed and restored – that’s the mission behind the local nonprofit organization ARM’s new mobile hygiene unit. The members of ARM (Archangel Raphael’s Mission) ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Temperatures were hot in East Brunswick this week, especially when it came to the discussion of the ordinance proposed by the Township Council to allow the sale of medical marijuana in the township.  More than 40 people attended the online meeting of the Township Council this ...

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NEW JERSEY - The new Department of Health building scheduled to be built this year in downtown Trenton will be named after Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli. The Judith M. Persichilli Building will recognize what Gov. Phil Murphy called her “past and ongoing service to the people of New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Ground was broken in New Brunswick on Thursday for a new facility that medical experts and politicians hope will lead the charge in cancer treatment and research. Gov. Phil Murphy, Mayor Jim Cahill, RWJ Barnabas Health President and CEO Barry Ostrowsky, Rutgers President ...

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NEW JERSEY - The new Department of Health building scheduled to be built this year in downtown Trenton will be named after Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli. The Judith M. Persichilli Building will recognize what Gov. Phil Murphy called her “past and ongoing service to the people of New ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At the COVID – 19 Vaccine Clinic to be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center located at 721 Cranbury Road in East Brunswick, the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will both be available. To register and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — While 73% of New Jerseyans say they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and another 10% say they will likely get a shot, there are still 16% who remain unwilling to take the vaccine, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The large number of Garden ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s new Community Health Services van will be used to deliver various health care services, including COVID vaccinations, to key sites throughout Middlesex and Somerset counties including schools, retirement communities, homeless shelters, senior ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – As of today, Alexander Kulischenko, an internist with a practice in East Brunswick, is permanently barred from practicing medicine under a Consent Order filed by the Board this week. The Order also permanently revokes Kulischenko’s NJ CDS registration, which allowed him to prescribe ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The number of city residents receiving the COVID-19 vaccine continues to lag compared with other municipalities around the state, according to statistics released by Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health. New Brunswick has the lowest vaccination rate among ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital has announced that it has dosed the first patient in Imagine-1, a global Phase 1/2 clinical trial program for PBGM01, an adeno-associated virus (AAV)-delivery gene therapy being developed by Passage Bio, Inc., a ...

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NEW JERSEY - Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The history of Older Americans month started when President John F. Kennedy and members of the National Council of Senior Services in 1963 met to address the growing concerns of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kirstie Patindol, BSN, RN-BC, and the other nurses at Saint Peter’s University Hospital were called upon to provide care in unprecedented ways during the challenging COVID-19 health crisis. There was no greater demonstration of this then when nurses stepped in when friends ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Hub City ranks among the bottom in the state’s list of municipalities when it comes to percentage of residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. According to state statistics, 25% of all residents have had one dose and !3% have been fully vaccinated. These ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Saint Peter’s University Hospital will host a first dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic for New Jersey residents 12 years of age or older where they will administer the Pfizer vaccine, officials announced on Saturday. The clinic will be held on Sunday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 11 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID-19 will be available today at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center on Cranbury Road between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm. It is not required to be a resident of East Brunswick. Register at ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — As the nationwide roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine continues and supply increases steadily, Middlesex County is encouraging residents wishing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to schedule an appointment today. As part of a larger expansion of accessibility to COVID-19 vaccines, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers researchers are developing a rapid breathalyzer test that would determine in minutes if someone is infected with COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses. “In addition to helping diagnose COVID-19, the goal of the project is to create a platform that can be expanded ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The woman with the big, round stomach was eager to ask questions about what the ultrasound had revealed about the tiny life growing inside her. However, her English skills were limited, and the doctor didn’t speak much Spanish. At critical moments like these, Saint Peter’s ...

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