Health & Wellness

January 19, 2019

VERONA, NJ - With the first winter storm of the year bearing down on New Jersey, Verona Township issued the following statement advising residents on storm preparedness, regulations and procedures for dealing with emergencies.   Winter weather is forecasted for the coming weekend, please alert ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura are asking that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday to Sunday. Keeping the roads open will make it easier to remove snow and enable public works crews to plow from curb to ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Verona/Cedar Grove area beginning noon on Saturday through 6 p.m. on Sunday. According to the forecast, snow could start as early as 2 p.m. on Saturday.  Snow will continue through 2 a.m. and then ...

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UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health? The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey went into effect Wednesday. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated through Monyday, Jan. 14, due to extreme cold weather in the forecast, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced on Thursday. When a Code Blue is declared, a ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ  – Essex County will once again implement a Deer Management Program at the Hilltop Reservation and South Mountain Reservation, geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer.   Hilltop Reservation is in Cedar Grove, Verona and North Caldwell, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — State health officials said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, December 24 between noon and 4 p.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Brussels, Belgium, had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Saying that while many in recovery from substance or alcohol abuse find the holiday season to be especially difficult, Robert R. Detore, CEO, Turning Point, is offering reassurance saying that “With a little planning ahead and a realistic assessment of impending situations, they can ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hosting a holiday gathering this holiday season? The United States Department of Agriculture wants to make sure you're not spreading bacteria that can cause harmful foodborne illnesses. A study performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.   John Kastanis will officially leave his post as ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Police will once again take part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign to combat people driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.   Beginning Dec. 7 and continuing through Jan. 1, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The new AFC Urgent Care (AFC®) in Cedar Grove hosted a celebration and ribbon cutting on Friday, November 30 among residents, business owners, Cedar Grove Mayor Joseph Cicala, and other dignitaries. AFC®, the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and occupational medicine, ...

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Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of December that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N.

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VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the last year the Verona Fire Department shared some helpful tips to ensure its residents had a safe and happy Thanksgiving. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove thought it was information that should be shared again... "Planning on deep frying your turkey this ...

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In order to allow the Department of Public Works access to clear the streets properly, please remove all parked cars from the street. There will be No Overnight Permission granted tonight so that roads can be cleared of snow. If you do not have a place to park your car, check with a neighbor for ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a 'Winter Weather Advisory' for Thurs. November 15 for Northern NJ. Snow and sleet are expected to start falling around 1 p.m. and continue into the night.  The chance of precipitation is 100% with accumulations expected to be between 1 and 3 ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Daylight Savings Time officially ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning.   While everyone will get an extra hour of sleep, the end of Daylight Savings Time means that it will get darker earlier. On Sunday, sunset is set for 4:49 p.m. Each day after that the sun will set one ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey resident Kenya Medard, who lost her husband to male breast cancer, detailed how her husband came to be diagnosed with male breast cancer and their journey through the progress of this disease. “We started noticing that my husband had a stain in his undershirt. We honestly ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Cheri Ambrose, Founder of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, raises awareness about the rise in breast cancer diagnoses in men at the annual Women’s Wellness Expo held at the Passaic County Technical Institute. “The American Cancer Society puts the statistics out every year. This ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – There seems to be an alarming link between technology and teen self-harm.  Recent studies indicate that suicide rates among teenagers have risen to coincide with their ownership of smartphones and use of social media.   The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee and ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public. “There is a lot out there,” ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Roz Thompson, Public Affairs representative of AAA Northeast, spoke with TAPintoTV about the importance of supporting local communities at this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, held at Passaic County Technical Institute. "This Women's Wellness event is for everyone. We are here every ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo. “We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove will begin its Fall Hydrant Flushing Program on Oct. 22 through Oct. 25.   The flushing will begin with hydrants in South end of town and proceed Northward. Flushing will be done between the hours of 7 pm and midnight. Because it is difficult to pinpoint the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County. The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township of Cedar Grove seeks resident volunteers to fill vacancies on the following committees/board: Advisory Health Council Downtown Advisory Committee Recreation Advisory Board Interested residents should submit a letter of interest by Thursday October 11, ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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