Health

Hoboken homebound asked to preregister for the vaccine

Hoboken will offer door-to-door distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 vaccine to homebound residents, according to a press release from the city. In anticipation of a potential supply from the state, Mayor Ravi...

Jersey City organizations receive funding to educate people about the vaccine

Local Jersey City organizations will receive mini-grants through a partnership between Uber and the city in order to help educate vulnerable populations about the COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes after Uber and Jersey City partnered...

Bayonne has vaccinated 15 percent of residents There are multiple sites to get the...

Bayonne has administered the COVID-19 vaccine to 15 percent of its population over the age of 18, according to Mayor James Davis. He said that the number is extraordinary compared to the other municipalities...

Jersey City Medical Center Welcomes OBGYN Providers The addition of Daniel Cibulsky, MD, and...

Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, recently welcomed OBGYN providers Daniel Cibulsky, MD, and David Roth, MD, members of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health. “The addition of Dr....

City council approves contract with Mobile Health for new vaccine site The site will...

The Bayonne City Council has approved a resolution authorizing an agreement with Mobile Health Services to provide COVID-19 vaccinations and related services at the Bayonne Community Museum at 229 Broadway. Last week, Mayor James Davis...

New Program Brings the Hope of Employment to Hudson County Residents Impacted by Opiate...

Landing and keeping a job can be a challenging for anyone, and especially difficult for people in recovery from opiate use disorder. The problem is real in Hudson County, where 41 percent of substance...

Breaking down the COVID-19 vaccine distribution Bayonne's general population may receive the vaccine by...

In an interview with the Bayonne Community News, Chief Hospital Executive at Bayonne Medical Center Dr. Vijay Singh detailed the current state of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.  Singh said the city has been administering vaccines...

Poor Sleep Can Impact Heart Health

As a physician in the Sleep Center at Jersey City Medical Center, Jyoti Matta, MD, routinely treats patients whose poor sleep habits have impacted their heart health. Dr. Matta, who specializes in pulmonary and critical...

Jersey City is vaccinating under-served communities FEMA program and Johnson & Johnson vaccines expand...

A new program will begin on March 8 to vaccinate Jersey City residents through places of worship in the Bergen/ Lafayette and Heights neighborhoods. According to the county, it will help launch the new community...

Secaucus vaccinates the homeless and other under-served communities Riverside Medical Group has partnered with...

Riverside Medical Group, in Secaucus, has launched a community partnership aimed at expanding access to the COVID-19 vaccine for New Jersey's underserved populations. Riverside has teamed up with shelters, including the nonprofit Eva’s Village...
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