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.
STATE—Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced yesterday that due to limited seasonal flu vaccine availability, New Jersey will suspend, for this school year, the mandatory requirement for children six months through 59 months of age attending any child-care center or preschool facility to receive at least one dose of influenza vaccine.
STATE—As the holiday season approaches, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Food and Drug Safety Program is urging consumers to take simple, preventive measures to keep family and guests safe from food-related illness.
With Black Friday quickly approaching, millions of Americans are already preparing for the holiday “shop ‘til you drop” marathon. But for the 24 million Americans living with diabetes, it is critical to plan beyond getting the best sale to ensure diabetes doesn’t interfere with holiday shopping.