STATE – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center calls upon the community to donate blood. Blood drive cancellations due to recent storms, coupled with unusually high demands from regional hospitals, have impacted Rh-negative blood supplies, especially type O-negative.
STATE—Applications for the 2010 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program are now available at www.nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship.
STATE—To reach more individuals through the increased usage of social media networks, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has created a Facebook page to share the latest information regarding H1N1 influenza and vaccine with New Jersey residents.
According to the experts at The Skin Cancer Foundation, there are five important reasons to give up tanning in the new year:
At the beginning of a new year, many Americans try to get healthy and kick bad habits. If you smoke, quitting should be at the top of your list.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will administer 5,000 H1N1 vaccinations to the general public (ages 6 months and older) from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, at the South Plainfield PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to all Woodbridge Township residents – adults and children regardless of age or risk group – at clinics scheduled throughout January at the Woodbridge Health Center located at 2 George Frederick Plaza.
WOODBRIDGE – An upcoming bowling tournament will raise funds for children affected by cancer, officials from the Prodigal Foundation said.
CRANFORD – The Tri-County Red Cross and Cranford Chamber of Commerce are partnering to help local families get and stay healthy in the New Year, while at the same time raising funds to provide local disaster relief.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to get your priorities in order and to set goals for the next 365 days. ACOG urges women to put health at the top of their 2010 to-do lists. Remember these healthy living tips: