SO Health Fair covers its bases

Health Department event provides screenings, information, a good time

SO Health Fair covers its bases

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The village held its annual health fair at the South Orange Firehouse on Sept. 7, providing free health screenings for residents where the firetrucks are usually parked. The health fair was the 13th put on by South Orange Health Officer John Festa, who said the event is a chance for residents […]

Good cooking news for childhood obesity

Good cooking news for childhood obesity

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Department of Health and the South Orange Chiropractic Center will present a free, healthy cooking seminar, called “Childhood Obesity,” on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. The presentation and cooking demonstration will be held at the Boccone South restaurant, 59 South Orange Ave. in South Orange. […]

Mark your calendar for good health

Mark your calendar for good health

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Take advantage of a free opportunity to reduce your risk of some health problems. The South Orange Health Department will hold its 13th annual Free Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Orange Fire House, 56 Sloan St. No-cost health screenings, informational tables […]

Ongoing lead testing flags high levels in S. Mtn. water fountain

Ongoing lead testing flags high levels in S. Mtn. water fountain

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On July 19, the South Orange-Maplewood School District sent a letter to the community revealing that recent lead tests conducted in district schools showed a high level above the statutory limit at one water fountain in South Mountain Elementary School. “As part of the South Orange-Maplewood School District’s commitment to safety, […]

Free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Health Department will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the South Orange Rescue Squad building, 62 Sloan St. Your dog or cat must have their rabies vaccination updated if it expires prior to Nov. […]

Towns’ health depts. take close look at school bathrooms

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department recently completed an inspection of the Columbia High School bathrooms after Deputy Mayor Frank McGehee, who is chairman of the Board of Health, requested at a Nov. 7 Township Committee meeting that an inspection be conducted. In addition, the South Orange Health Department inspected the […]

Flu vaccinations for SO residents

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Department of Health will offer seasonal influenza vaccinations for adults, ages 18 and older, on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the township offices, 76 South Orange Ave., Suite 302. Medicare Part B cards will not be accepted. Everyone will be charged $20 and will receive […]

Mark your calendar for good health

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Take advantage of a free opportunity to reduce your risk of some health problems. The South Orange Health Department will hold its 12th annual free health fair on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Orange Fire House, 56 Sloan St. No-cost health screenings and informational […]

Village health dept. to distribute free radon kits

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Department of Health is now distributing radon kits to families — free of charge. Supplies are limited, so interested residents should not wait to pick them up. The kits will only work for homes that currently touch the ground. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, which has […]

Rabies vaccination clinic in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Health Department will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the South Orange Rescue Squad building, 62 Sloan St. in South Orange. Your dog or cat must have their rabies vaccination updated if it expires […]

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