The holiday season is here and it seems like there is always something to get done. From last-minute shopping to cookie baking, this can be one of the happiest and certainly one of the busiest times of the year. With so much to do to get ready for friends and family, food safety may not be on your mind as you plan your holiday menu—but it should be.
Most people would not believe that a fully stocked refrigerator and bar could precede an alcohol or drug addiction later in life.
STATE—The Department of Health and Senior Services reported two recent H1N1 flu deaths today. A 53-year-old male from Middlesex County, who had no underlying medical conditions, was hospitalized on Nov. 16 and died on Nov. 22.
STATE—In observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is joining organizations across the state to raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS and to encourage residents to get tested for HIV.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine (Thimerosal-free) to Woodbridge Township infants from the age of 6 months to 35 months (3 years of age) at a clinic scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Woodbridge Township Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Imagine being able to enjoy a delicious treat sweetened by the knowledge that a contribution to breast cancer research is being made. This was a reality for thousands of New Jersey residents who took part in Panera Bread’s® Pink Ribbon Bagel Campaign.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced a calendar of community outreach events for December.
MADISON, Wis. – Before you go over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house this holiday season, consider what a University of Wisconsin-Madison infectious-disease specialist calls key myths about travel and illness.
LIVINGSTON—Holidays are times when people enjoy spending with family and friends. Unfortunately, the holiday season can be a time for accidents and injuries.
ELIZABETH—In order to help prevent the spread of the flu to patients and staff, Trinitas Regional Medical Center announced recently that it is restricting visitors to adults who are age 18 and older and those who do not have flu symptoms.