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ADENOVIRUS OUTBREAK OVER, STATE OVERSIGHT REMAINS 

Four weeks have passed since the most recent patient at the Wanaque Center presented symptoms of adenovirus. This period suggests that the outbreak is over, according to Screen Shot 2017-11-28 at 15.20.47experts, but the state urges caution. "We remain particularly vigilant,” the health department's spokeswoman said. (North Jersey Record)

STATE MONITOR IDENTIFIES MAJOR PROBLEMS AT HOSPITAL

A monitor ordered by Gov. Phil Murphy to inspect University Hospital in Newark has filed a report that outlines several problems. (The CEO is stepping downFriday.) The health department commissioner outlined solutions, from engaging a Community Oversight Board to creating a culture of safety. (NJ Spotlight)

CORRECTIONS OFFICERS, DETECTIVES GET NEW CONTRACTS

On Tuesday, freeholders approved a three-year contract with two unions representing corrections officers and Prosecutor's Office detectives in Atlantic County. The move will save the county nearly $200,000 over the next three years, according to an attorney representing the county. (Press of Atlantic City)

MURPHY HAS PROBLEMS WITH LATEST MINIMUM WAGE BILL

Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that he disagrees with the latest version of the $15 per hour minimum wage bill. He took issue with how long it would take for certain workers to earn $15 per hour: some residents, like seasonal workers and youth under 18, would have to wait until 2024. (NJ Advance Media)

NEW JERSEY BILL SEEKS MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR DOULAS

A bill that would provide Medicaid coverage for doulas was approved by the state Senate's Budget and Appropriations Committee. The measure requires federal approval. The state is exploring a pilot doula program in Atlantic City and other cities, health officials announced this year.  (Press of Atlantic City)

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