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November Declared as Diabetes-related Eye Disease Month Free Resources to Public to Help Save...

Diabetes continues to have a profound impact on the health of populations around the world. With the aging population and the significant increase in diabetes cases, the number of people living with diabetes-related eye...

North Bergen issues vaccine mandate for municipal employees Unvaccinated employees must be tested regularly...

The North Bergen Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution issuing a vaccine mandate for township employees. The board unanimously approved the resolution at its Oct. 20 meeting requiring North Bergen municipal employees to either...

Pfizer and Moderna booster shots available in Bayonne People who live, work or study...

Bayonne is offering Pfizer vaccines on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Moderna vaccines are available on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents do not need appointments, and...

Bayonne school district outlines procedures for staff as state ‘vaccine mandate’ kicks in Unvaccinated...

As Gov. Phil Murphy’s 'vaccine mandate' executive order begins on Oct. 18, requiring all school employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing, the Bayonne School District has issued guidance...

Secaucus amends donated leave policy to help ill cop The policy was already in...

The Secaucus Town Council has amended its donated leave policy. Town Administrator Gary Jeffas explained the ordinance at the Town Council caucus meeting prior to the regular meeting of the council on Sept. 28. The...

Hudson County is first in NJ for vaccinating 12- to 17-year-olds The county boasts...

Hudson County ranks first in the state for the vaccination rate among 12- to 17-year-olds, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise announced. That number is 83 percent. Hudson County is now third in the state in...

COVID-19 booster shots available at Hudson County center It's at Kearny's USS Juneau Center ,...

Pfizer booster shots are available at the Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise said. This follows the federal government's announcing parameters for booster shots. “We are fully prepared to begin administering...

Hoboken announces the availability of Pfizer booster shots Schedule and locations are here

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken will begin offering Pfizer booster shots to eligible individuals starting on Monday, Sept. 27, following authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...

COVID-19 hospitalizations increasing While active cases have dropped from 81 to 53, hospitalizations have...

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to fluctuate, and hospitalizations have begun to rise, according to Health Officer Michele O’Reilly. As of Sept. 23, there were 53 active cases, down from 81 as of Sept. 16....

Positive COVID-19 case at Mary J. Donohoe Community School The only school in the...

Mary J. Donohoe Community School in Bayonne has begun contact tracing after an individual at the school has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Superintendent of Schools John Niesz. The announcement came via a letter...
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