1 year ago today, DOH issued COVID guidance to businesses: Look back shows how...

The advice and recommendations — compared with what we now know — are stunning. And they show the extent of just how little health officials knew a year ago about what would come to...

Report: Merck will help J&J produce its COVID-19 vaccine

President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giants Merck and Johnson & Johnson will work together to help produce the one-shot J&J COVID-19 vaccine that was approved for use this past...

‘Black Men in White Coats’: AtlantiCare using documentary to address key diversity issue

At 6 Tuesday night at the Atlantic City Boys & Girls Club, approximately 40 young people will watch a documentary called “Black Men in White Coats.” The documentary, which details the low number of Black...

Englewood Health’s Geller signs CEO Action Pledge, a promise to support and advance D&I...

Englewood Health CEO Warren Geller recently signed the CEO Action Pledge in support of advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace and reducing health care disparities in the communities Englewood serves. “We’re thrilled and fortunate...

N.J. expanding eligibility for vaccine. More importantly, N.J. is getting more doses

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that New Jersey will be greatly expanding the classification of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on March 15 and again on March 29 — with teachers and...

Rutgers health expert to discuss battle against COVID, state of health care, population health...

Dr. Richard Marlink, the director of the Rutgers Global Health Institute, will be featured on a webinar on all things COVID-19 (including the latest Johnson & Johnson vaccine) and population health. The webinar is presented and...

County-by-county reopening bill — one business community desperately wants — scheduled for Assembly vote...

The argument — making the case to reopen New Jersey’s economy on a county-by-county basis — is easy to understand. “If the data shows that Cumberland County has low levels of COVID activity, I (would)...

J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved: Here’s what that means for N.J.

The Food and Drug Administration voted this weekend to give emergency use approval for the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson. ROI-NJ talked with leading officials at Atlantic Health, Hackensack Meridian Health, Holy Name...

Rowan announces new cannabis institute

Rowan University has formed the Rowan University Institute for Cannabis Research, Policy & Workforce Development — a new, interdisciplinary research institute aimed at assisting and advising policymakers, health care professionals, pharmaceutical industries, government agencies...

Medical experts: J&J vaccine is just as effective as vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna

When is 94% equal to 81% … or 72% … or 64% … or 58%? When you compare efficacy rates for COVID-19 vaccines. Leading health professionals across the state celebrated the Food and Drug Administration...

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Jebb named Ramapo’s next president — brings dynamic academic and military background to role

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CVS now giving COVID-19 vaccine at more than 100 locations in N.J. — here...

CVS now has more than 100 stores in New Jersey administering COVID-19 vaccine shots. The stores began taking reservations Friday. Click here to register. CVS, which expanded...

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