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Phillips 66 Donates a New Ambulance to Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Services Program

December 15, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has, once again, come to the rescue of Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Services Program, this time, just in time for the holidays. The most recent grant from Phillips 66 in the amount of $81,300 has enabled the purchase of an urgently needed, new ambulance for the Trinitas Emergency Services ...

Union County Fights Back Against the Opioid Crisis: Narcan Trainings to be Held in Union

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis.

According to the latest data by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been 267 overdoses and 79 overdose fatalities in Union County. These high numbers of overdoses and fatalities are why establishing narcan trainings and providing kits to Union County community members is so vital and important.

Narcan ...

Shop Rite Supermarkets Recall Improperly Labeled Chicken

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Shop Rite supermarkets has announced a recall of several raw chicken products that were mislabeled for sale. There are eight Shop Rite locations affected by the recall in Union County, Including stores in Springfield, Union, Clark and Garwood.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the ...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Session at the Union Public Library

The Union Public Library is doing its part to help people in the community connect to affordable health insurance. During the open enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2018), Union Public Library is taking steps to encourage enrollment in the health insurance Marketplace.

The Union Public Library and dozens of other public libraries and ...

Trinitas Emergency Department Doctor Receives 2018 Outstanding EMS Physician Award

ELIZABETH, NJ – Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP, doesn’t sit still. That’s partly why his job in the Emergency Department at Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been such a good fit for him since 2007. His energy and desire to do more have made him the winner of the 2018 Outstanding EMS Physician Award by the NJ State Department of Health EMS Council.

“In the world of ...

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services

UNION, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older can visit the Union Public Library on Tuesday, November 27, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging will be available to speak with residents. 

“The purpose of ASK is to help residents obtain government ...

Wintery Mess Expected in Union Thursday

UNION, NJ - Union is under a winter weather advisory from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.   Mixed precipitation expected.

Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. 

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or ...

Reminder to Union Pet Owners - NJ State Law Says Pets Must Have Proper Shelter in Freezing Temperatures

ELIZABETH, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets.

NJ State Law states that dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 32 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by bringing your ...

Can YOU be a Match and Save a Life?

ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth.

Brandon Dillagard, an 8-year-old New Jersey resident, is one of many local patients searching for a ...


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Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity For Third Year in a Row

December 11, 2018

Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of health care in New Jersey with more than 16,500 team members, Atlantic Health System ...