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Springfield Board of Health, Public Library Partner to Present “What Are Opioids?”

March 18, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Free Public Library is pleased to host “What Are Opioids?” a program to be presented by the Springfield Board of Health in the library’s Palmer Museum at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 4. 

In recent years, the state of New Jersey has been particularly hard hit by the opioid epidemic, with 1,409 opioid-related overdose deaths occurring in ...

Stigma-Free Springfield Initiative Seeks Mentor Volunteers for Young Residents

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As part of a new initiative, Stigma-Free Springfield is looking for mentors who can help students in the third fourth and fifth grade through their own experiences.

The goal of the program is to connect students in those grades with mentors at the high school and college level.

Each mentor will need to put in a minimum of two hours of service over the course of a ...

Overlook Medical Center Earns 'America's 100 Best Hospitals Award' for Third Consecutive Year

SUMMIT, NJ - Earning an accolade that places it in top two percent of hospitals in the nation for clinical performance, Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has been selected as the only hospital in New Jersey to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 America’s America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™.

More than 4,500 hospitals nationwide were assessed across ...

Springfield Family, Inspired by One of Their Own, Fights For Children With Rare Syndrome

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - For Marc and Lauren Weissberg, their daily routine is like many other families in town. Making sure breakfast is eaten, clothes are put on and backpacks are ready before the couple sends their sons Holden and Reid out the door for school.

Add in baby Jonas, and things can get pretty complicated. But the Weissbergs also have another challenge. Holden lives with an ...


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