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Homewatch CareGivers Responds to Omicron, Keeping Clients and Caregivers Safe

While many thought Covid was almost behind us, here we are once again finding transmission rates high, and many local households affected by the virus. All clinical staff and caregivers at Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange are required to be fully vaccinated. While not mandatory at this time, all employees are strongly encouraged to receive a booster to avoid serious illness and ...

Cooperman Barnabas Names Sheila Collier Chief Nursing Officer

January 28, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ –Sheila Collier, MSN, RNC-MNN, has been named the Chief Nursing Officer at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, formerly Saint Barnabas Medical Center. A dedicated member of the CBMC team since 2005, Ms. Collier is responsible for all aspects of the Nursing Division including the operational clinical practice, education and research delivered through nursing clinical ...

Hospitals in Urgent Need of Blood Donors

Please support Community Blood Drives in Livingston and West Orange this February.

The American Red Cross has declared its first ever national blood crisis, warning if donations don't increase soon, life-saving blood may not be available to people who need it.  In response, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is urging people to donate blood and platelets at one ...

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) Join Forces to Form a Clinical Affiliation in New Jersey

TARRYTOWN, NY– ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is pleased to announce that the practice has formed a clinical affiliation with Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), formerly Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

“We are thrilled to affiliate and collaborate with ENT and Allergy Associates. ENTA is recognized throughout the region as a leader providing outstanding care to their ...

NJ 11th For Change Statement on the Removal of Sweeney and the Appointment of Matos from the NJ Legislative Apportionment Commission

January 27, 2022

NJ 11th For Change applauds Chairman Jones’ decision to replace former Senate President Steve Sweeney on the New Jersey Legislative Apportionment Commission.

Sweeney’s decision to appoint himself to the commission was always bad for New Jersey. His longstanding ties to unelected party boss George Norcross, his open and self-serving alliance with former Governor Chris ...

NJ 11th For Change Statement on the Removal of Sweeney and the Appointment of Matos from the NJ Legislative Apportionment Commission

NJ 11th For Change applauds Chairman Jones’ decision to replace former Senate President Steve Sweeney on the New Jersey Legislative Apportionment Commission.

Sweeney’s decision to appoint himself to the commission was always bad for New Jersey. His longstanding ties to unelected party boss George Norcross, his open and self-serving alliance with former Governor Chris ...

Major Winter Storm To Impact All Of New Jersey On Saturday

January 27, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday evening for the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions for the impending major storm that will impact our area. The storm is expected to reach our area in the early evening on Friday. There are many characteristics of this storm that are making the forecast extremely complicated, ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the southeast ...

The State of Employment for Job Ready People with Disabilities

January 17, 2022

Dear TAPinto -

As we move into 2022, the state of employment for people with disabilities (PWDs) has great potential, both in New Jersey and across the country. The most available data for the number of job ready PWDs reveal substantial unemployment in this sector. Specifically, the US Census, CDC, Brookings.edu and other reputable data gatherers estimate that 428,932 working age PWDs ...

To Sir Sidney Poitier, With Love

A person who uses their talents to make a meaningful positive impact on society is to be celebrated.

Sidney Poitier's career was beautiful art, not just because he was successful, but because he was successful challenging racism in Hollywood and the United States as a whole.

He used his talent and profession to be a change maker.

He was a barrier breaker, an effective active ...