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NJDOH Halts Adult Day Health Services

NJ DOH is halting Adult Day Health Services in all counties. As of 2:00 p.m. on March 20th they reported 155 new cases, 890 total and 2 additional deaths, 11 total. The Monmouth County testing site is set to open on Monday, March 23. New Jersey residents should be prepared for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. You can take measures to reduce the spread of COVID- 19. The NJ Poison Control…
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New Bills Signed by Governor Murphy

From March 18th - 19th Governor Murphy signed the following bills to support residents and businesses and curb the spread of coronavirus during the Covid-19 pandemic. Bills A3680 and A3682 to expand access to tele-health services and to allow professional and occupational licensing board to expedite licensure of out-of-state professionals. Executive Order 106 places a moratorium on removing people from their homes due to evictions or foreclosures. No renter or homeowner can be evicted until…
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Advocare Advice

Advocare Merchantville Pediatrics urges please call us first rather than using the Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centers for non-life threatening issues, as there are many conditions that can be treated in the office. Please note the following precautionary measures our office is taking to protect you, your child, and our staff. Our waiting rooms are separated between sick and well. All books, magazines, and toys have been removed. The playhouse will be closed until…
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Changes at Wawa

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, Wawa is doing everything we can to support the communities, customers and associates that rely on us every day, while constantly evaluating the best way to operate our stores. Effective March 20th effective at 5 a.m. Wawa is introducing changes to Self-Serve Coffee and other Beverages, Bakery Processes, and adding Store Closures for Enhanced Cleaning. Moving forward a Wawa associate will serve coffee to customers. We are…
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Additional Boro Closures and Actions Responding to COVID-19

Effective immediately, and consistent with the directives contained in Camden County, Proclamation of Local Emergency and guidance from both the CDC and State of N.I officials, all Borough of Merchantville playgrounds, public bathrooms and water fountains located within any and all parks in the Borough arc hereby closed to the public. Park locations will remain open as outdoor only facilities during regular operating hours. Additionally. the Borough is instituting the following additional measures to continue…
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NJ Covid-19 Dashboard

COVID-19 is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus. Most cases of COVID-19 are mild to moderate, like the common cold. But it can be more severe in older adults and people with chronic health conditions.The virus is most likely to be spread from person to person by droplets when coughing and from contact with surfaces where those droplets have landed. Since this virus is new, health authorities continue to carefully watch how…
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Please Stay Home

Many Americans have begun adjusting to life under social distance measures, staying at home and away from other humans as much as possible. But not everyone has hopped aboard the "flatten the curve" wagon, and healthcare workers have a message for those who haven't. Doctors and nurses have taken to…
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Kinsa vs. CDC

A company that uses internet-connected thermometers to predict the spread of the flu is tracking the coronavirus in real time — something that had been impossible, given the lack of testing for the disease. Kinsa Health has sold or given away more than a million smart thermometers to households in which two million people reside, and can record fevers almost as soon as consumers experience them. For the last few years, Kinsa’s interactive maps have …
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Avoid Cabin Fever

Cabin fever is driving out the masses. Yes, it's still perfectly safe to step outside and get moving in most places, provided that you're healthy and aren't part of a high-risk population. But remember, going outside isn't a free-for-all. The CDC warns that you should maintain at least six feet of distance between you and others, so if you go outside, keeping your distance is a great first line of defense. Skip the mask -…
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VoTech Grab & Go Meals

Free grab and go meals are available to all CCTS students regardless of their individual meal status. Meals can be picked up between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Friday in front of the Science Building at the Pennsauken Campus or in front of the Business Conference Center, Building…
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County Covid-19 Updates

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing additional 4 positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County between their 40's and 60's - 3 in Cherry Hill and 1 in Pine Hill. “As testing volume increases, we are going to see the number of cases in our community continue to increase,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “It is critical at this moment that everyone takes this threat extremely seriously. Social distancing,…
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