U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will lead a public hearing in this city in response to the months-long Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital nurses’ strike and its demands for safer staffing.
To help residents deal with social isolation, Parker Life at Landing Lane in New Brunswick has incorporated the virtual reality platform called Rendever.
The pandemic forced the staff at the Silver Linings Senior Center to focus on virtual programming, but it was recently announced that it will be open for limited indoor programs and classes beginning July 6.
Despite being home to the worldwide headquarters of vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson, and being nicknamed “The Healthcare City,” less than one-third of the New Brunswick’s eligible residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Acting FDA Commissioner told reporters that half a dozen “cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot” had occurred nationwide in women who were administered the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Widely viewed as potentially game-changing, a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson is on track to receive federal approval within weeks.
Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick is one of six hospitals throughout the state to receive the first batch of COVID-19 vaccinations.