Health & Wellness

May 12, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — For nurses on the front lines fighting COVID-19, nights spent in hospitals away from their friends and family have become the norm. But at one hotel in Springfield, those nurses are the beneficiary of a project designed to provided them some comforts to make their home away ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Following a trend first seen earlier this week, on Friday afternoon, Springfield reported its second consecutive day with no new cases of COVID-19. As of yesterday's email, the lack of new cases keeps the town's total at 213 positive tests and 16 deaths. Overall, Union ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, Springfield Mayor Chirs Capodice updated the latest totals of COVID-19 cases and deaths at the local, county and state level. As of yesterday's message, Springfield has 10 new cases of COVID-19, totaling 206 positive tests and 13 deaths. Union County has ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, Springfield mayor Chris Capodice released the latest case numbers for COVID-19 at the local and state level. As of yesterday's message, Springfield had 16 new cases of COVID-19, and one new death, totaling 197 positive tests and 16 deaths.  Overall, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice provided the latest updates As of yesterday's message, Springfield had 1 new case of COVID-19, totaling 180 positive tests and 15 deaths. Union County had 210 new cases of COVID-19, and 58 new deaths, totaling 10,484 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In the latest update yesterday afternoon, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice posted the latest totals of coronavirus cases at the local, county and state level. As of yesterday's message, Springfield had 8 new cases of COVID-19, totaling 174 positive tests (One case previously ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – In an email update to twonship residents, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice announced that test reporting in Springfield had uncovered a dozen additional deaths from COVID-19, commonly know as coronavirus. "Unfortunately, I am saddened to report that there have been 12 new ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an email update yesterday afternoon, Springfield mayor Chris Capodice announced the deaths of two more township residents from COVID-19. In the email, Capodice said that one man in his 40s and one woman in her 80s had both passed away within the last few days. Both ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an announcement from his email server list yesterday evening, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice announced the first positive cases of Coronavirus in the Township of Springfield.  "We have just received notice from our Township Health Officer, that 3 residents of our community ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In the first major step taken to insure the township would be ready for coronavirus as it spreads across the state, Springfield has instituted a town-wide closure of multiple municipal buildings in town. As part of the state of emergency declared earlier this week, Governor ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As the state deals with its first cases of Covid-19, commonly known as Coronavirus, the Springfield Township Committee took the time to bring in a health expert to discuss strategies for the dealing with the disease. Springfield's health officer, Mike Fitzpatrick, who comes ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - This Wednesday, the Madison Health Department will be providing flu shots to children as part of their slate of health programming. The flu shots will be given out at the Madison Health Department, located at 28 Walnut St. in Madison. The shots are free, but the number of doses ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — With flu season in full swing, the Madison Health Department is offering Springfield residents free flu shots this week, on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The vaccination clinic will run from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. As previously mentioned, immunizations are free to all residents who show ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As part of a push to help keep residents healthy this flu season, the Madison Health Department  will be providing free vaccinations twice this month at the Chisholm Community Center. Flu vaccinations will take place on Oct. 17 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., and Oct. 29 from 6:00 t0 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - An estimated 100 million people in the United States suffer daily with symptoms of chronic pain, both visible and invisible. At Tuesday night's township committee meeting, a proclamation was read in support of National Pain Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign that seeks to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A free comprehensive blood test screening will be administered by the Madison Health Department in September. The screening will serve residents of Springfield, Madison, Chatham and Cranford Townships. It will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:00 a.m. While it is free, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting residents to participate in the 2019 “Choose Your Cover” program. As part of a free statewide skin cancer screening, awareness and educational initiatives will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Medical marijuana is a pressing issue. The state already allows facilities to sell, but sometimes, the rules and regulations may be unclear. Now, Springfield residents have a chance to join the dialogue and gain more information. On Thursday, Aug. 8 at 2:00 p.m. a Q & A ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With hot weather continuing to roll in, Springfield Township is taking precautions. The Chisholm Community Center will be available as a cooling station over the coming days.  Water will be available.   Remember to look out for your neighbors in this heat, as it can be ...

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