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Aerial Mosquito Larviciding in Sussex County

August 2, 2018

NEWTON, NJ- Town of Newton officials have announced aerial mosquito larviciding will continue through August 3 between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.  The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Mosquito Control is conducting the application by plane.

Officials note it is not a liquid or aerosol spray, nor is it directed at adult mosquitoes.  It is to reduce future adult ...

Free Diabetes Programs Offered in Sparta and Newton

SPARTA, NJ – Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), collaborates with Premier Health Associates (PHA) to offer free diabetes education as part of Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC). The EDC program is a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program offers free ...

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations before summer ends

NEW JERSEY — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month.

A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start. To ensure lifesaving treatments remain available for patients in the coming weeks, ...

Center for Prevention Offers Free Public Narcan Training in Wantage on August 15

A free community training on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and how to administer the life-saving medication, Narcan, is set for Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 6 - 7:30pm at the Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461.  

The training, sponsored by Center for Prevention and Counseling, Newton, NJ, is being ...

Families Catch Fish and Fun in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Online Fishing Tournament

MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced six winners Tuesday for its fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament.

Aubrey Hiers of Linwood, Jenn Criscuolo of Manahawkin, Jim Kochman of Eatontown, Tom Moran of Brooklawn, Frank Ruczynski of Monroeville and Amanda Trott of Gloucester City were randomly selected as ...

Feminist Yoga, A Fundraiser for SC NOW & The Pride Coalition

Please join us for a fun, restorative evening of awesome yoga at the Garden of Life Massage and Yoga Center in Wantage!!  

 

All proceeds from this event will go towards our local Sussex County chapter of the National Organization for Women, and the newly-formed Pride Coalition--a brand new local LGBTQ+ focused youth group sponsored by Sussex County NOW.

 

THE PRIDE ...

Visions Federal Credit Union Staff Support Center for Prevention & Counseling’s Services

Visions Federal Credit Union, a member–owned financial institute and for over 50 years, committed to communities they serve, presented Center for Prevention & Counseling, located in Newton, NJ with a donation in the amount of $3315.00 on June 18th.   Thanks to generous donations by Visions employees, Center for Prevention and Counseling has made Visions Federal Credit Union a ...

Free Narcan Training in Wantage Open to the Public

A free community training on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and how to administer the life-saving medication, Narcan, is set for Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461.  The training, sponsored by Center for Prevention and Counseling, Newton, NJ, is being conducted ...

Overlook Medical Center Sole NJ Institution Named to '100 Great Community Hospitals' List

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the only hospital in the Garden State to be named to the 2018 list of '100 Great Community Hospitals' recently released by Becker’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders, which includes Becker’s Hospital Review and other ...

Aerial Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for This Week

NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton officials have announced there will be aerial mosquito spraying by plane on July 24 to 27 between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.  The larviciding will be done through the Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control.

They will be using a solid granular material for the control of larval mosquitos in wetlands and uninhabited areas in the Borough of Hopatcong, Hampton ...

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Free Diabetes Programs Offered in Sparta and Newton

August 14, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), collaborates with Premier Health Associates (PHA) to offer free diabetes education as part of Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC). The EDC program is a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program offers free ...