West Orange participates in Boost NJ Day with help of Montclair State

West Orange participates in Boost NJ Day with help of Montclair State

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange Health Department partnered with the Montclair State University of Nursing for Boost NJ Day. The statewide initiative was held locally at the Renna House on Dec. 15. Its purpose was to encourage all eligible residents to come out and receive their COVID-19 booster shots. Dozens participated […]

Collaborative effort focuses on student vaccinations

Collaborative effort focuses on student vaccinations

​WEST ORANGE, NJ — A partnership between the West Orange Health Department and the Montclair State University School of Nursing provided a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School on Tuesday, Aug. 31. The clinic was open to the community but specifically geared toward students age 12 and older for […]

Senior garden in West Orange delights at open house

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Growth and change were abundant at the Nicholas Vecchio Garden open house on Aug. 6 and offered a bountiful feast for the eyes. The community garden provides outdoor activity for West Orange older adults with 14 raised flower beds and wheelchair-accessible accommodations.  The senior gardening program is sponsored and supported by […]

West Orange School District to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Aug. 31

West Orange School District to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Aug. 31

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In conjunction with the West Orange Department of Health and the Montclair State University School of Nursing, the West Orange School District will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for any eligible students, those 12 and older; staff; and West Orange community members on Tuesday, Aug. 31, from 2 to 6 p.m. […]

West Orange awarded accreditation with age-friendly certification

West Orange awarded accreditation with age-friendly certification

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange recently received formal acceptance into the AARP and the World Health Organization Global Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. West Orange is only the 13th New Jersey town to receive this prestigious honor and becomes the 466th member nationwide to be awarded age-friendly certification. The vast […]

COVID-19 touches down in West Orange

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

COVID-19 touches down in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township is 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 schools have moved to online learning for at least two weeks. As of March 19, […]

Parisi discusses COVID-19

Parisi discusses COVID-19

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi released the following statement on March 2 about COVID-19, the so-called Wuhan virus: “The West Orange Health Department has been receiving information and updates since January from the New Jersey Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control about COVID-19 as it relates to China […]

Free rabies vaccines for dogs and cats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township will hold two free rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats in 2019. The first will be Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave. in West Orange, and the second will be Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. […]

BOE, WOSD officials discuss health issues in schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District administrators updated the West Orange Board of Education and members of the public at the Dec. 11 BOE meeting about the water and air quality in the school buildings, bringing up-to-date results of legionella bacteria testing in all schools and carbon dioxide level testing at West Orange […]

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