Friday, May 29, 2020

Experts share best practices to stay safe, healthy during COVID-19 outbreak

The most vital tips about COVID-19 from health organizations and local government has been consolidated in one place for ease of access.

Police: Ewing party host charged with disorderly persons offenses

Ewing police were called to an apartment on Concord Avenue at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday morning, March 28, on a noise violation

Personal protective equipment donations needed

The Mercer County Office of Emergency Management is asking the community for donations of badly needed personal protective equipment for first responders and health-care workers.

2 Princeton police officers, Mercer County employee test positive for Covid-19

The county also reports that 17 inmates were approved for release and discharged by the Mercer County Corrections Center as of March 26

Mercer County opens drive-up Covid-19 testing site at Quaker Bridge Mall

Starting Tuesday, March 31, testing will be available weekdays from 8 to 4 for people with symptoms of Covid-19 — by prescription only

Forgotten History Podcast, Episode 13: The Last Plague

When the Spanish Flu hit Philadelphia in 1918, it first overwhelmed the hospitals, then the morgues, then the gravediggers. The catastrophe was the fault of one man, public health director Wilmer Krusen, who allowed a Liberty Bond parade that spread the disease at a catastrophic rate. But was Krusen really at fault?

Mercer County up to 111 positive tests as state count surges to 6,876

81 deaths in the state have now been attributed to the virus, an increase in 19 since yesterday

March 25 update: 24 new Covid-19 cases in Mercer County, 727 in state

Mercer County now reports 82 confirmed cases of Covid-19

Hamilton Township up to 12 confirmed cases of Covid-19

A total of 12 positive Covid-19 cases have been reported in Hamilton Township, with patients ranging from 22 years old to 91 years old

Blood banks sound alarm on critical blood shortage

Unable to hold blood drives due to the Covid-19 outbreak, area blood banks are encouraging prospective donors to stop in and safely contribute to the blood supply or face critical shortages at this crucial time