Health & Wellness

May 22, 2020

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Police Department, in conjunction with RWJ University Hospital-Somerset, hosted a community blood drive on Wednesday, May 20, at the Town Hall. The Warren blood drive has the potential to save more than 80 lives. Each blood donation can save three ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ- After much discussion, the parking lots around Watchung Lake have been closed.  "Unfortunately, larger numbers of people have been observed at Watchung Lake recently, which puts at risk the health and safety of our residents," the Borough said in a statement.  "Consequently, all ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee is committed to keeping our residents up-to-date with the most current and accurate information available.   As of today, Warren Township Health Officer, Kevin Sumner has confirmed that we have 37 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Warren Township.   ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren couple Rick and Wendy De Pinho arrived home safe after being stranded on the MS Rotterdam Cruise ship. "Of all the days confined to our cabin it was our first day of disembarking that was our most STRESSFUL DAY!, Rick said."   Rick De Pinho provided the following account ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Mayor Mick Marion and Deputy Mayor George Lazo, recorded a broadcast in order to keep Warren residents informed of actions being taken by the Township Committee in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic on Friday, March 27.  The video can be ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Two cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported in  Green Brook Township on Thursday, according to Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission and Green Brook’s Department of Health.   The individuals are isolated and recuperating at home.  A press release on ...

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STIRLING, NJ - Due to overwhelming community support, Shop Rite is reserving the first hour of shopping for elderly and high risk community members. Age parameters for seniors are 65+ as per CDC guidelines. The store is located at 1153 Valley Road, Stirling and has implemented temporary store hours ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Office of Emergency Management is requesting the assistance of residents to provide unopened hand sanitizer and packaged disinfectant wipes for use by the Warren Township First Responders, which includes the Police Department, Fire Department and Rescue ...

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Update as of 2 pm Tuesday   SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and other health partners in monitoring the evolving situation. The county ...

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WARREN, NJ - A Warren Township resident, the parent of a K-8 Warren student, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter sent to parents and guardians on Sunday from Dr. Matthew Mingle, Superintendent of Warren Township Schools. "The District learned today that a parent of a student ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School has communicated the following guidelines for attendance reporting during the COVID-19 Health-Related School Closure. Watchung Hills Regional High School and the sending districts of Warren, Watchung, Green Brook and Long Hill announced a delayed ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee, Superintendents of Warren Township and Watchung Hills schools, and Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission President and Warren Township Health Officer Kevin Sumner discussed the local response to the coronavirus pandemic at the last meeting of the Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School and the sending districts of Warren, Watchung, Green Brook and Long Hill have announced a delayed opening for Friday, Mar. 13 followed by an extended closure through spring break.  The SAT scheduled for Saturday at WHRHS is cancelled. At ...

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WARREN, NJ - Township Officials have been active in dealing with planning and response for the Coronavirus.  Mayor Mick Marion has been participating in daily conference calls conducted by Somerset County Freeholder Director, Shanel Y. Robinson,along with all of the Mayors throughout Somerset ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Mayor Mick Marion convened a meeting of first responders, Office of Emergency Management, school officials, and health officials to receive a presentation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday. Warren Township Health Officer and Director of ...

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The Warren Township Committee is working closely with the Warren Township Health Department, Middlebrook Regional Health Commission, Office of Emergency Management, Warren Police Department and our other first responders to obtain the most current information in order to develop plans and implement ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School sent a letter on Thursday to the Watchung Hills learning community regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19).   "While we currently have no concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) within our school, we are monitoring the alerts from the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – If you know a teenager who may be a victim of dating abuse, there are people and resources available to help.  Freeholder Brian D. Levine invites parents, guardians and professionals who work with youth and families to the next Somerset County Office of Youth Services’ workshop, ...

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  WARREN, NJ – Some 80 student athletes from Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) participated in December in a seasonal Toy Drive, helping to collect some 400 toys, and then helping them to be distributed to nearly as many children and families who benefit from the Autism Healthcare ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working with state and federal health officials to respond to a new emerging coronavirus 2019-nCoV, which originated from Wuhan, China, with one case found in Washington State, and one in Illinois. The SCDOH is the lead ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Mayor Michael " Mick" Marion, Deputy Mayor George Lazo, and Councilperson Jolanta Maziarz welcomed the Rubino OB/GYN Group to Warren Township, and officially cut the ribbon on the new Rubino OB/GYN Group location on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Rubino OB/GYN Group founder, Dr.

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WARREN, NJ - Recent reports of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in mosquitoes and humans in New Jersey, especially those last week in neighboring Berkeley Heights,  should remind us of the dangers of mosquitoes and the need for us all to be aware and take precautions against exposure. The ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Somerset County Road Division’s mosquito control section has announced that mosquito spraying will take place in parts of Watchung between the hours of 6 and 10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. The announcement comes after Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Found on BH/Warren/ ...

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WARREN, NJ - Josephine (Joe) Fitzsimmons and Etta Shamsey celebrated their 100th birthdays at Brightview Senior Living in Warren on Saturday. Family, friends and residents celebrated and honored Joe and Etta’s 100 years with entertainment, food, cakes and special queen crowns, capes and ...

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WARREN, NJ - One of the highlights of this second half of the 2018-2019 School Year at Watchung Hills Regional High School was Thursday night, March 28, on the stage of the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC), when nine students and a physics teacher shared stories of their explorations and ...

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