Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites Essex County residents to participate in an Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey. The results of the survey will help the Essex County Public Health Office identify health issues affecting the Essex County community and create a public health plan to raise awareness […]

United Community Corp. to host wellness fair at West Side Park

NEWARK, NJ — United Community Corporation and Amerigroup will host a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. outside the West Side Park Community Center in Newark. The wellness fair will focus on serving the whole person and family by addressing physical, emotional, social and intellectual wellness.  “Our […]

Essex County to offer COVID-19 booster shots to residents with compromised immune systems

Essex County to offer COVID-19 booster shots to residents with compromised immune systems

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Aug. 13 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are recommending that residents with compromised immune systems receive a third dose, or booster shot, of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. Essex County will administer the […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host opioid community meeting

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, along with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and health care professionals, will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, to discuss the effects of the opioid crisis in this area. The meeting, which will be held at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Ave. […]

County announces available services for those with disabilities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Office of the Disabled announced that funding is available to help disabled consumers maintain their independence through the Personal Assistant Services Program. PASP is a consumer-directed program geared toward enhancing independence, flexibility and choice among people with disabilities in need of […]

Freemasons host annual Farmer’s Market pre-Thanksgiving Free Vegetable Giveaway

IRVINGTON, NJ — Omar Bilal Beasley and the members of Garden State Greater Grand Lodge Freemasons hosted the annual Farmer’s Market pre-Thanksgiving Vegetable Giveaway at the lodge on Sanford Avenue on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The vegetables were once again provided by the Essex County Department of Health and Human Affairs and Senior Services, but the […]