World’s largest wellness event comes to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 19, Maplewood will be host to one of the thousands of events in more than 120 countries around the world celebrating World Wellness Weekend. After being held virtually in 2020, Maplewood Meditate is back for its sixth year at Maplewood Memorial Park’s Amphitheater at the corner of Oakview Avenue […]

Maplewood health officer named August 2021 Sustainability Hero

Maplewood health officer named August 2021 Sustainability Hero

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Sustainable Jersey has named Candice Davenport, the Maplewood Township health officer, its August 2021 Sustainability Hero. “Ms. Davenport has been instrumental in providing a healthy and sustainable balance for our community,” Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee said. “Her thoughtful leadership has kept us ahead of the curve in terms of community health and […]

Maplewood Health Department to conduct focus groups for minority communities

Maplewood Health Department to conduct focus groups for minority communities

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department is conducting focus groups within the Maplewood and South Orange community. The department is looking for volunteers to participate in two focus groups — one in the two towns’ Latino community and the other in the African American and Caribbean community — to identify gaps in communication, address […]

COVID-19 testing in Maplewood

COVID-19 testing in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In partnership with the township of Maplewood, Salerno Medical Associates is providing COVID-19 antibody testing at the Maplewood Office of Emergency Management, 129 Boyden Ave., with entrance through the Maplewood Community Pool parking lot, from Monday, June 8, through Friday, June 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a walk-through […]

COVID-19 comes to Maplewood and South Orange

Two towns, entire state, close down everyday life to prevent spread of disease

COVID-19 comes to Maplewood and South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns are feeling the effects of COVID-19, the strain of coronavirus that was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. School districts, many businesses and other organizations have closed and moved to online learning for at least two weeks. As of March […]

Blood drive in Maplewood

Blood drive in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department will hold a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Friday, Aug. 9, from 2 to 7 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.RedCrossBlood.org and enter “Maplewood Health.” All donors will receive a $5 Dunkin donuts […]

Free adult health clinics in Maplewood

Free adult health clinics in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department will hold free adult health clinics this summer. Drop-ins are welcome. Maplewood Public Health nurses will provide blood pressure screening; carotid bruit screening; diabetes risk assessment; medication, weight and health counseling; and health resources on Thursdays, July 25, and Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, from noon […]

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