STATE — With temperatures expected to reach into the 90’s today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
OLD BRIDGE and PERTH AMBOY–With summer almost here and hot weather in the forecast Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Medical Director of Emergency Services Dr. Dane Clarke provides the following tips to cope with hot weather.
NEWARK – With a free, new smart phone app, the Division of Consumer Affairs has made it easier than ever to “Investigate Before You Donate” and learn how your favorite charities actually spend the money you give.
ELIZABETH – Authorities are investigating the death of a 91-year-old Elizabeth woman who was killed inside her home during what authorities believe was a robbery attempt last Thursday, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – As Hurricane Irene demonstrated last year, New Jersey is susceptible to significant damage from hurricanes and other severe storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all New Jersey residents on the occasion of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 27 – June 2) to take action and be ready for any serious storms and flooding to come.
PRINCETON — It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the American Red Cross reminds those living in areas where hurricanes are a threat to get prepared now. Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends on Nov. 30.
As the weather gets warmer, many of us will be spending more time outdoors under the strong summer sun. While the sun’s effect on our bodies can be beneficial, we take a great risk exposing our skin to sunlight without taking the proper precautions.