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.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 4th, 2021 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Christopher Rinn, COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Steven Landers, Dr. Terry Shlimbaum, Monmouth County Board of Health, New Jersey, Tom Arnone, Vaccines, VNA, VNA Community Heath Center | Comments Off on Vaccine updates for Monmouth County
By Steven Landers
The possibility that coronavirus (Covid-19) or some other new disease could wreak havoc in the United States and overwhelm our public health systems should give us all pause. The status and visibility of public health in America is so diminished that many people probably do not know what the term “public health” means, and most cannot name key public health leaders, for example, who is our surgeon general?While the coronavirus spreads, the public is looking for expert advice and clear plans, but our leaders are failing. President Trump is sharing off the cuff unscientific opin… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 28th, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: Health Care, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: coronavirus, Monmouth County News, Opinion, Public Health, Steven Landers, VNA | Comments Off on The coronavirus crisis should make us focus on our problematic public health system | Opinion
The Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Immediate Care Walk-In, and the Robin Hood Foundation are hosting a Day of Health for Hurricane Sandy survivors on Wednesday, August 14, from 11 am to 2 PM at Immediate Care Walk-In’s medical facility at Airport Plaza in Hazlet.
Area residents are invited to visit the center at 1376 Route 36 for free medical, emotional and crisis support.
The free services provided will included health screenings, health counseling, medication review, education and resource information, integrated services, reiki therapy, stress reduction and maternal child heath.
For additional information, call VNAHG at 800-862-3330.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Hazlet, Health Care, Hurricane Sandy, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Hazlet, IMMEDIATE CARE, Immedicate Care Walk-In, Robin Hood Foundation, Visting Nurses Assoc, VNA | Comments Off on A Day Of Health In Hazlet For Sandy Survivors