Tuesday, July 7, 2020

April 17 Covid-19 update: Mercer County reaches 101 deaths, Hamilton has 29

The effects of coronavirus continue to be felt throughout the county as deaths attributed to the virus rise 258% in a week

Community health survey aims to address concerns of Mercer County residents

Capital Health encourages residents of Mercer County to help shape the way health and wellness services are provided in the region through a new survey.

Hamilton St. Patrick’s Day Parade, school plays postponed out of ‘abundance of caution’

Out of an “abundance of caution,” a number of popular events in Hamilton and Robbinsville townships, including their St. Patrick's Day parades, have been postponed until further notice.

Coronavirus testing site to open in Robbinsville on April 9

Robbinsville Township and Central Jersey Urgent Care have partnered to make the township municipal building parking lot available for Covid-19 testing starting Thursday

Take Charge of Controllable Factors to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

It is important to understand stroke risk factors, particularly those factors that are in your control.

Ask the doctor: What are the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening

Concerned about your health? Experts from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton are ready to answer readers’ questions.

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

Gov. Murphy gives statewide stay-at-home order, closes nonessential businesses

List of essential businesses includes health-care facilities, supermarket, hardware stores and banks

Starting tonight: masks required in NJ restaurants, while on public transit

New guidelines go into effect at 8 p.m. for the NJ restaurant industry as well as NJ Transit and affiliated transportation providers

When to screen for breast cancer

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.