NJ Residents Advised To Make Final Hurricane Preparations

STATE – This afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie reiterated his call for all residents and visitors to the New Jersey barrier islands in Cape May, Atlantic and Ocean counties to leave for safer locations before Hurricane Irene reaches the state. He warned that the hurricane brings the potential for record flooding and told residents, “you stay there at the risk of your life.”

NJ Braces For Irene’s Arrival

STATE – Last night, Gov. Chris Christie reinforced his call for all residents and visitors to the New Jersey barrier islands and shore areas to leave for safer locations before Hurricane Irene reaches the state.

Middlesex County Senators Introduce Bill To Stop Spread Of Antibiotic Resistant Infection

TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono and Senator Joseph F. Vitale introduced legislation Thursday that would require New Jersey hospitals to implement a facility-wide plan to prevent the spread of MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant staph infection that can be life-threatening in hospital settings but is preventable through the use of basic infection control procedures.