New Jersey continues to maintain open lines of communication with the public to ensure they have access to the most recent information on H1N1 influenza. There are a number of tools that New Jerseyans can use to stay informed, and simple everyday actions we can take to stay healthy.
RAHWAY—The Visiting Nurses Association of Central Jersey will be providing flu and pneumonia shots from 1–3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch.
CLARK – A township resident responded to a call for help this week by making his 100th lifetime blood donation.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you have diabetes, control is the goal to prevent complications from the disease.
ELIZABETH—The first gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) surgery using next-generation Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) technique was recently performed by Dr. Joao A. Lopes, a surgeon at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.
UNION COUNTY – Two area lawmakers are asking Gov. Jon Corzine to pardon a Somerset County man with multiple sclerosis who was spotted growing marijuana behind his house by a New Jersey National Guard helicopter pilot.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Township is making H1N1 vaccine available for children aged 6 months to 5 years, pregnant women and students in non-public schools, Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac announced today.
For years I had heard about the horrors of cancer but never had it affect my life like it did seven years ago. My father, Richard, lost a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer, devastating our tight-knit family and taking away an active member of the Clark community with the Clark Historical Society as well as a teacher and friend.
MOUNT LAUREL—Having some fun on the links, Ottis “OJ” Anderson (foreground), a retired New York Giants running back, gives his teammates some football pointers, as they get ready to tee off at the recent Score for the Cure celebrity golf outing in Mount Laurel.
STATE—With the school year underway, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center is encouraging students, teachers and faculty to organize blood drives and present related educational programs that teach leadership skills and focus on community service.