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Middlesex County Offers Additional Flu Clinics

January 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the mid-way point of the winter season approaches, Middlesex County is offering additional clinics for residents to receive flu vaccinations.

“Preventions like vaccines keep us healthy during harsh winter weather, and ensure good health for our families and co-workers," Freeholder Director Ronald Rios said in a statement this week.

County officials cite ...

First Babies of the Year Born Minutes Apart in New Brunswick Hospitals

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The happy part of Happy New Year came less than three hours after the ball dropped for families who each welcomed new babies born just minutes apart at New Brunswick's two hospitals.

Adina and Binyamin Bril became parents for the first time when their daughter was born at 2:21 a.m. today at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The mother was admitted to hospital in ...

Newark Airport Health Alert: Potential Measles Exposure on December 24

NEWARK, NJ — State health officials said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, December 24 between noon and 4 p.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Brussels, Belgium, had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, according to the N.J. Department of Health (DOH). The person, whose name was not released, ...

Grant for Pioneering Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Awarded to Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

Speech Language Pathologists Trained in SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd®
Therapy Protocols to Improve and Preserve Voices of Patients


Edison, N.J.  — Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute was recently awarded a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to provide specialized training in the groundbreaking SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD ...

Nurse Educator Laura Kelly Receives 2018 Nurse Recognition Award from State Organization

EDISON, N.J. – Laura Kelly, RN, was recently honored as a recipient of the 2018 Nurse Recognition Award by the New Jersey League for Nursing (NJLN), in recognition of her commitment and contributions to the profession of nursing and health care.

Kelly serves as the coordinator for perinatal education at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center in Edison. She is an ...


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N.J. SNAP Recipients Receive February Benefits February SNAP Benefits Paid Early Amid Continued Federal Shutdown

January 18, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for February have successfully been paid early amid the continued federal government shutdown.

Recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and who were approved for continued assistance received their February benefits Thursday on their ...