Only four seniors test positive for COVID-19 in North Bergen housing

The North Bergen Housing Authority (NBHA) has received all the results back from the COVID-19 testing that was administered to all senior housing residents, according to the township. Only four residents tested positive for COVID-19...

Testing the vulnerable and most at-risk

Frontline workers come in many different varieties. Some of these heroes include those testing the most at-risk residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jacqui Farley is a North Bergen Housing Authority employee who has been tasked...

‘It’s not just a job, it’s a passion’

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have been attending to sick patients day and night battling the virus. Lisa Belinfanti, Lead Nurse Practitioner at Bayonne Medical Center, has been fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic...


(Dr. Norquist is on vacation this holiday week. We are re-running a letter that was published earlier in this column.) Dear Dr. Norquist: I don’t know if you’ve written on this question before or not. If...

Is COVID-19 Testing Telling?

This column on COVID-19 testing was written by Michael Rosanoff, MPH, a member of the Bayonne COVID-19 Task Force and epidemiologist from Columbia University. To read the complete version, visit his blog at There...

Hoboken offers rapid antibody testing to residents

Hoboken will offer rapid antibody testing for its residents this month and next, with results provided in 10 minutes or the same day via text message. The first round of testing will take place on...

Hudson County Police, Fire and First Responders’ Motorcade Salute Jersey City Medical Center

On an overcast and drizzling day, a motorcade salute brought cheer to Jersey City Medical staff thanks to police, fire, and first responders from all over Hudson County, including Union City, North Bergen, Weehawken,...

Hudson County Community College to Offer Online NLN-PAX Pre-Admission Exam Preparation Course

Between now and 2028, employment of nurses is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Those who intend to pursue a nursing career can improve their likelihood of being admitted...

Our Residents Lives Won’t Be Chips in A Game of Corporate Greenmail

Imagine the crushing stress our heroic doctors and nurses endure at Bayonne Medical Center, Hoboken University Medical Center, and Christ Hospital in Jersey City as they work to save lives during the COVID19 pandemic. Then...


Dear Dr. Norquist: I'm struggling with feeling kind of empty and bored with life. This is especially true now that COVID-19 has virtually eliminated my social life. I get up and do the same thing...
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