Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Health

New Business Spotlight: Hope Wellness Center of Hope, New Jersey – Open House Successful

Diane Hynes and Renae Jenson are partners of Hope Wellness Center, located at 2 Walnut Street, in the historic Village of Hope, New Jersey....

Knowlton Rejects Water System Bids for Second Time

Maybe third time will be a charm, but for now bids for a reverse-osmosis water filtration system have been rejected for the second time in as many months. “Here we go again,” Mayor Adele Starrs said at the Sept. 12 Township Committee meeting.

Development and Implementation of Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards and Sub-Grants for SFAs – Cooperative Agreement

FNS will award one cooperative agreement for the administration and management of the Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards and Sub-Grants to school food authorities....

Beech Leaf Disease Found in Our Area – Don’t Move Firewood

The Department of Environmental Protection is urging New Jersey residents to check trees on their property for signs of beech leaf disease and report their findings to the New Jersey Forest Service, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Beech leaf disease was first detected in Bergen and Essex counties in summer 2020 and is now confirmed in 10 additional counties.

NJ’s Climate Report will Now Help People Prepare for Health Impacts from Climate Change

According to the State’s Human Health and Communities Addendum, released recently in conjunction with the start of Climate Week, climate change will have direct, indirect, and wide-ranging influences on human health, such as exacerbating respiratory conditions and cardiovascular disease in vulnerable populations, causing heat-related stress, increasing the risk of diseases borne by mosquitoes and ticks, increasing the frequency of pathogen contamination of food and water supplies, and increasing mental health stressors.

USDA Takes People’s Garden Initiative to Gardens Nationwide

PRESS RELEASE: USDA (September 2022) - USDA Opens People’s Garden Initiative to Gardens NationwideUSDA is expanding its People’s Garden Initiative to include eligible...

Some HelloFresh Ground Beef Meal Kits Recalled for E-Coli

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Specific Ground Beef In HelloFresh Meal Kits Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination PRESS RELEASE: FSIS Washington (September...

Precautions Urged to Protect Against West Nile Virus

The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year.
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