MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The county health department and Board of Chosen Freeholders are recently announced the winners of the “Get Active. Eat Right. Be Healthy.” poster contest.
WESTFIELD—Learn how to stay limber and active with a free class for adults over age 50 offered by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County.
PERTH AMBOY— The Mayor’s Wellness Campaign “Put Your Community in Motion” Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6. The event will take place in the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK—PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital is offering a free seminar for parents and caregivers of children with food allergies titled, “Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies” on Monday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset Street, New Brunswick.
MADISON, Wis.—Whooping cough is becoming more common in infants – and a big part of the solution is for women to get a booster vaccination before they become pregnant or right after they give birth.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services reports that the H1N1 flu virus remains active and that the chance of contracting H1N1 remains a serious health threat.
NEWARK—Enjoy the fun and excitement of a New Jersey Devils game and support the North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Special offer tickets will be available for the April 2, 7 p.m. game as the Devils face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks.
What do you do when you think you have the flu, strain your back, or come down with an ear infection? If you are one of the fortunate Americans who have health insurance, you might schedule an appointment with your doctor, go in for an exam, pay a small co-pay, and leave with care instructions or prescription medi-cation to help you feel better.
STATE – MS Awareness Week takes place March 8-14, and the New Jersey Metro of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is asking everyone to MOVE IT to end MS now. You can show your commitment to the MS movement with simple actions throughout the week.
LINDEN—Wanda Marsach of Linden (center), the latest recipient of a One Gift award through the Trinitas Health Foundation, was the center of attention as, from left, Lisa Liss, Director of Volunteer Services, Griselda Hidalgo, Clinical Social Worker, Rick Emery, Executive Director of the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center, Trinitas Volunteer Grant Hobson, Cheryl Wachtel, registered dietician, and Nadine Brechner, Executive Director of the Trinitas Health Foundation, gathered to celebrate with her recently.