STATE – The state Department of Health and Human Services reports that there is widespread influenza-like activity in New Jersey, which signifies there is flu activity in virtually every county in the state.
MADISON, Wis.—The bright lights, big crowds and bustle that make the holidays fun for most of us often do just the opposite for people with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them.
TRENTON –New Jersey’s efforts to enroll more children in NJ FamilyCare program has earned the state millions of dollars in federal money that will be used to provide better access to healthcare services to even more children, according to state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – The holiday season doesn’t have to create havoc on your weight-loss goals, says TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization.
EDISON—JFK Medical Center has partnered with the Edison Health Department to offer H1N1 influenza vaccinations to anyone between the ages of 6 months and 64 years of age on Saturday, Dec. 19.
STATE—The New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) will host the national Give Kids a Smile! (GKAS) Children’s Dental Access Day for the 8th year on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at more than 80 participating locations around the state.
NEWARK–As the weather becomes colder, the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning greatly increases. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 170 people die each year in the United States from CO produced by non-automotive consumer products such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters, space heaters, generators and fireplaces.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will administer 5,000 H1N1 vaccinations to individuals within specified target groups from 2 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2010 at the South Plainfield PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue.
STATE—In order to vaccinate as many New Jerseyans as possible, the Department of Health and Senior Services notified vaccine providers today that they may offer the vaccine to all who want it.
ELIZABETH—Patricia Lopez has helped others for more than 20 years, heading up the Union County Toys for Tots Campaign and the county’s food pantry. She recently got help to fulfill a wish of her own.