Republished courtesy of New Jersey Monitor Another 16,000 children can now get health care coverage regardless of their immigration status, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at an event highlighting the state’s Jan. 1 expansion of its Medicaid program. The expansion is the newest phase of the “Cover All Kids” initiative intended to provide access to […]
The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority updated the City Council on Nov. 22 on its plan to replace 16,000 water lines in Jersey City that are lined with or made of lead. In February the utility had announced plans to replace approximately 1,000 of the lines per year. That work has begun, according to JCMUA executive director Joseph […]
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has revised its cost estimate from $4.7 billion to $10.7 billion for widening I-78 from exits 14 to 14C. The estimate, which includes the cost of replacing the Newark Bay Bridge at exit 14, further infuriated mass transit advocates who opposed the project when it was first announced by the […]
The police had little to go on last week when they recovered the dead body of a young trans man on Reed Street, not far from McGinley Square. According to sources, there was no identification and no report of a missing person to put a name to the deceased. That all changed this morning when […]
Parents just cannot catch a break. Right now, we’re experiencing something unprecedented, what doctors are calling the “tripledemic”: RSV, flu, and Covid. These outbreaks have parents extremely concerned, and with the holidays looming, they’re asking how can we keep everyone protected? Below are some guidelines and information. RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a common-cold virus that can […]
On October 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jersey City Medical Center will offer free mammograms to the uninsured.
With technical support from two nonprofit environmental organizations, Jersey City is set to launch a study to identify sources of significant food waste citywide and to recommend strategies for best redistributing large quantities of unused food to the city’s needy.
ShopRite wants its SNAP customers to eat more healthful dairy products.
Jersey City Medical Center is one of nine New Jersey hospitals that will be receiving additional funding to work with victims of gun violence.
Jersey City Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJ Barnabas Health, will soon boast a dedicated pediatric emergency room thanks to a a $110 million gift from the Abercrombie Guild.