Bloomfield holds virtual info meeting about vaccine

Bloomfield holds virtual info meeting about vaccine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield officials held a virtual town hall about the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 23, sharing information and answering questions about where and when residents can expect to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, which is still tearing through the country. Mayor Michael Venezia hosted Dr. Naveen Ballem of Clara Maass Medical Center, Essex […]

Bloomfield tests all municipal employees for COVID-19 after Thanksgiving

Bloomfield tests all municipal employees for COVID-19 after Thanksgiving

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep municipal employees and the public safe, the township tested all municipal employees for COVID-19 after they returned from Thanksgiving break. The township partnered with Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville to ensure that every employee was tested and results came back quickly. […]

Clara Maass Medical Center Auxiliary marks its 75th anniversary

Clara Maass Medical Center Auxiliary marks its 75th anniversary

BELLEVILLE, NJ — In lieu of an in-person gathering, a drive-by celebration was held on Oct. 27 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Clara Maass Medical Center Auxiliary. As members of the auxiliary drove up individually to the front entrance of the medical center, they were greeted by waves, cheers and well wishes from […]

All RWJBarnabas Health hospitals top 2020 Most Wired list

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Healthcare’s Most Wired” survey, overseen by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, was recently released and RWJBarnabas Health’s facilities topped the list. All RWJBarnabas Health’s Acute Care Hospitals achieved Most Wired status for 2020; this includes: Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, […]

Bloomfield discusses bias at virtual event

Bloomfield discusses bias at virtual event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield’s Community Conversation on Race series continued on Sept. 2, with a livestreamed hour-and-half event for residents on the topic of race and racial bias. It was a continuation of the July 29 event, with guest speakers Wendy Christensen and Desyra Highsmith-Holcomb returning to Bloomfield, in addition to Joseph Graham Jr. Christensen […]

Sports panel raises $135K for Clara Maass

Sports panel raises $135K for Clara Maass

BELLEVILLE, NJ — While the annual Clara Maass Medical Center Golf Invitational was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Super Bowl champions don’t like to sit on the sidelines. In lieu of the golf invitational, the first-ever Clara Maass Medical Center Virtual Sports Panel was hosted by former New York Giant and two-time […]

Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’

Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities have been recognized and redesignated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The facilities recognized include Clara Maass Medical Center, Community […]

Clara Maass receives Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Clara Maass receives Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This distinction places Clara Maass Medical Center among the nation’s top 5 percent of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, […]

Clara Maass kicks off Pride Month with celebration

Clara Maass kicks off Pride Month with celebration

BELLEVILLE, NJ — To officially kick off the month of June, Clara Maass Medical Center hosted a socially-distant celebration of National Pride Month with a 15-car caravan that traveled around the campus, as well as a party on the top of the parking deck with music played by DJ Rich.  The brief program included remarks […]

Clara Maass Medical Center offers interfaith community prayer line

Clara Maass Medical Center offers interfaith community prayer line

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, offers a free community prayer line for the health, healing, strength and recovery of its community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by a network of spiritual leaders from the city of Newark’s Mayor’s Office of Clergy Affairs and Interfaith Alliance and the New Jersey […]

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