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A Board Walk to Better Health

August 15, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union, in partnership with the Golden Rule Lodge #24, Golden Rule Chapter #50 and AtlanticHealth System, will be holding a "Board Walk to Better Health" fair on Saturday, September 1.

The family fun day event will include various booths, health screenings, fitness demonstrations, entertainment, games and tips on healthy living, with specialty food and ...

Trinitas Staff Celebrates First Public Health Innovator Award

ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of the Employee Health and Infection Control staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center are celebrating their status as the first to receive the NJ Department of Health's Public Health Innovator Award.  

The award recognizes Trinitas for vaccinating 97 percent of its employees against the flu in an attempt to prevent the spread of the flu among employees, ...

Union Under Flash Flood Warning

UNION, NJ – A flash flood watch is in effect for Union through Sunday morning.

According to the National Weather Service, numerous showers and thunderstorms will develop throughout the day on Saturday into Saturday night.  Rainfall rates of one to two inches an hour are possible.

Areas of urban and poor drainage flooding are likely, with flash flooding possible in locations that ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through Tuesday Aug 7

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7.

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health ...

Trinitas Physician from Westfield Honored with Humanism in Healthcare Award

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Healthcare Foundation of NJ honored Dr. John D'Angelo, DO, and Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center at the annual Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Awards event at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston on July 16.

Dr. D'Angelo, a Westfield resident, was given the Lester Z. Lieberman Leadership Award for Humanism in Healthcare in ...

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 ...

Union Boy Continues his Advocacy Work for HAE

UNION, NJ – Twelve-year old Jack Chacon has already been working for years on his fundraising and advocacy for Hereditary Angio Edema (HAE). 

Team Jack has raised over $25,000 for the HAE Association (HAEA) from various events hosted in the past few years. 

Chacon continues to actively serve on the HAEA’s Youth Leadership Council, allowing him the opportunity ...

Union: Flash Flood Watch Today

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for this area from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday through 12:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Thunderstorms producing heavy rain could result in flash flooding across along and near the Interstate 95 corridor in New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania, according to the NWS. 

One to two inches of rain is expected, though locally ...

Natural Pain Relief is as Close as Your Garden

Busy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches. When searching for pain relief, look no further than your own garden or your local farmer’s market. These five foods fresh from the garden – or pot – are packed with super pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory power.

Mint
Infuse mint into your tea or ice water ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Union and Most of New Jersey

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' Monday morning for most of New Jersey from noon Monday, July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

According to the ...

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