Over 700 healthcare workers in Monmouth County received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during the holiday break as public health officials scrambled to ramp up their infrastructure to widely administer the shots as they become available.
2021 will be a wild year in New Jersey politics, especially in Monmouth and Ocean Counties this spring. Here are some the probable and improbable things that we think will happen.
Joe Biden will be inaugurated President of the United States.
The US Census Bureau will release reapportionment numbers to the States in January, triggering the redistricting of New Jersey’s legislative districts and delaying Democrat and Republican nominating conventions until after the new district lines are drawn.
Public health officials have repeatedly underscored the importance of protecting vulnerable nursing-home residents from the potentially deadly impacts of the coronavirus, given that nearly half of New Jersey’s confirmed COVID-19 fatalities involve long-term-care residents or staff.
UPDATE: If you missed the show you can listen to the recording here
at New Jersey Globe.
Tune into 77WABC radio this evening at 5PM as Art Gallagher and State Senator Loretta Weinberg, who represents Art’s childhood home of Bergenfield, join host David Wildstein on the New Jersey Globe Power Hour.
Dr. Joseph Santiamo, 65, a Staten Island doctor with a geriatric practice, pleaded guilty to prescribing oxycodone to patients under 40 in exchange for sexual favors, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.