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CarePoint Health starts relief fund for staff impacted by COVID-19

At the heart of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are healthcare workers. While fighting to keep sick patients healthy and safe while they fight the virus, many of the nurses, EMTs, and other healthcare workers...

North Hudson COVID-19 testing site opens in Union City

North Hudson's municipalities, in conjunction with the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), opened a new coronavirus testing center on April 6. The municipalities involved include Union City, Weehawken, West New York, and Guttenberg, as...

North Bergen ‘superhero’ nurse praised by Governor, Mayor

As the death toll from COVID-19 increases in Hudson County, Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy have taken the time to shout out the various healthcare workers who are working overtime to...

Field hospital for non-COVID-19 patients opens at Secaucus Meadowlands

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital beds across Hudson County have become scarce as more residents have contracted the virus. This shortage means that hospital beds for non - COVID-19 patients have become in increasingly...

Fundraiser started for Bayonne frontline responders

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most residents are following Gov. Murphy’s stay-at-home order to prevent the further spread of the virus. However, for some, that is not the case. Essential workers like EMTs, police officers,...

Bayonne warns residents of stimulus check scam

The city of Bayonne is warning its residents to be cautious of scams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor James Davis is advising residents to avoid or end any phone calls regarding personal information and...

ENLIVENING OURSELVES

Stress and anxiety can easily run rampant with the current COVID 19 pandemic. This is the first of a two-part series addressing how to manage stress. This week’s response will focus more on the...

Bayonne Medical Center to expand testing at Veterans Stadium

Bayonne Medical Center, a CarePoint Health hospital, began drive-thru testing of Bayonne residents on March 26, by referral only. However, that expanded to include Bayonne first responders and healthcare workers starting April 1. The testing...

Bayonne student with COVID-19 showed symptoms after school dismissed

COVID-19 has spread to a student within the Bayonne school district. The Office of Emergency Management announced on March 25 that three additional residents of the city had tested positive for the virus. One is...

Hudson County Community College Donates PPE Equipment to Office of Emergency Management in Wake...

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread at alarming rates across New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 109 (https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-109.pdf) on Monday, March 23, 2020. In that directive, the Governor called for...
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