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90-Bed Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center in Cherry Hill Opens

THE RECOVERY VILLAGE CHERRY HILL AT COOPER New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions LAKE WORTH, FL - (January 13, 2021) - Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a... Read more →


New Jersey's Vaccination Phases; Who is Eligible

Last Updated: 01/14/2021 New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the state. The State's goal is to vaccinate 70 percent of the adult population – or 4.7 million adults – within six months. While the State's current plan... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Residents, Collingswood Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (January 15, 2021)--UMC is pleased that New Jersey has made the right decision and included long-term care residents and staff as a top priority for vaccination in our state. While the vaccine is not a panacea, it is an important step towards making our community healthy and safe. After... Read more →


How to Beat Your Allergies All Through the Year

(CNBNews)(January 13, 2021)--Anything from pollen and mold spores to pet dander and dust mites can trigger allergies if you’re unfortunate enough to suffer with them. But while many people may think that allergies are only a burden in the summer months, the reality is that they can be troublesome throughout the... Read more →


New Jersey's Slow Rollout of Virus Vaccine Criticized

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said more than 100,000 New Jersey health care workers and long-term care residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine, raising questions as to why the number is so low when the state received 400,000 vaccines.... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Celebrates Its First Baby of 2021

The first baby born at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes on January 1, 2021, arrived at 3:33 am. Tylin weighed 6 pounds and is 20 inches long. His parents Tanequa and Tyrone of Glassboro, NJ are delighted to welcome their third child at the dawn of a new year. Tylin has... Read more →


The Best Gift is the Gift of Giving Back

We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe this holiday season. As 2020 comes to an end, we at The Cooper Foundation, are hopeful for what 2021 has to offer. Despite COVID-19 leaving its mark on us all, the Foundation, along with your generosity, has been able... Read more →


COVID-19 VACCINE HAS ARRIVED IN NJ

How will New Jersey distribute a COVID-19 vaccine? Is there a plan? New Jersey will roll out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the state. Vaccination Phases Currently, vaccines are available to those who are in Category 1A which includes paid and... Read more →


Virtua Health Employees Received COVID-19 Vaccines on Friday

Virtua frontline health workers are among the first in N.J. and Philadelphia region to receive the new vaccine (MARLTON, NJ---December 18, 2020) Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, began immunizing its frontline staff Friday with the new COVID-19 vaccine. The first teams to receive vaccines are those with the highest... Read more →


The Beginning of COVID-19 Vaccinations in New Jersey Start Tuesday

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey is receiving 76,000 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, with the first vaccination taking place on Tuesday, according to Gov. Phil Murphy. The vaccine does not mean that residents should stop taking precautions against the virus including wearing masks... Read more →


YOU ARE NOT ALONE

GTPD Community Bulletin: Help Is A Phone Call Away REMINDER: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If you're feeling down, or you or a loved one feel unsafe: Crisis Text Line: text “NJ” to 741741 Family Helpline: 1-800-843-5437 Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233 Mental Health Hotline: 866-202-4357 We will get through this together. Address/Location... Read more →


Cooper Appoints Chief Philanthropy Officer

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care. “We are pleased to have Mr. Ortiz, who has more than 20... Read more →


Ways to get a payday loan when you have disability benefits

(December 4, 2020)--Payday loans can cater to your short-term financial requirement. The people who get Social Security disability advantages often think that they might not qualify for a payday loan. The truth is in most situations; they will get allowed for this loan. It would help if you had a steady... Read more →


Judicial Watch: Americans Facing Electoral Coup

“He was the incoming National Security Advisor of the President… Does that tell you anything about all the hypocrisy of the Republicans and Democrats who are pressuring President Trump to give up all his challenges?” President Trump’s detractors are calling for the president to concede the 2020 election and initiate the... Read more →


Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Joined With Other Groups to Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 15, 2020)-- – On Thursday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined American Training Center, Cooper University Health Care and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development officials virtually to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week and the induction of the first Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Apprenticeship class in South... Read more →


Head Injury Risk for Soccer Players could be reduced with Simple Adjustments to the Ball (video)

The average soccer player heads the ball 12 times in a game, and each header carries up to 100g acceleration, enough to cause serious brain damage. A Purdue study led by Prof. Eric Nauman quantifies how inflating balls to lower pressures, and subbing them out when they get wet, has the... Read more →


Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper...Shop for a Cure

Get a Jump Start on Your Holiday Shopping! November 12-18, 2020 Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper by shopping these select retailers offering a wide variety of clothing, jewelry and gifts. Holiday Gifts! Baby Gifts! Hostess Gifts! Your purchase will raise funds to help women fighting cancer -- and support... Read more →


This Is Ed’s Story—Everyone With ALS Counts

(NAPSI)—Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells. It first gained national attention as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS in 1939. To date, the cause of ALS is unknown, and there is still no known cure.... Read more →


Advanced Medical Care – Cardiology Care in Brooklyn, NY 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 20,2020)--Unfortunately, most often it happens that we, without knowing it or noticing, create unbearable conditions for our heart. Constant stress, smoking, drinking alcohol, a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight often turn out to be overwhelming for our main organ. Which is created for an active and long life, and we must... Read more →


When Do You Know The Senior Years Are Here?

By: Joe Ball, CNBNews Contributor As a person gets older, and doesn’t recognize that youth is a memory, into their life comes hints of aging. Here are a few being experienced by this writer. At the office: …I’m making more outgoing sales calls, then there are incoming calls with orders. …Former... Read more →


October is Liver Awareness Month:

A COTA Family is Celebrating Their Toddler’s Now Healthy Liver and Their Donor Family’s Selfless Decision October 1, 2020 -- October is Liver Awareness Month, which is the month touted by the American Liver Foundation to raise public awareness of the importance of liver health. More than 30 million Americans suffer... Read more →


Maryland Aug. 19 Fishing Report: Summer Fishing Trips with the Kids Are Loaded with Fun

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Anyone who has encountered an American eel knows there is hardly anything harder to hold onto. Young Fhinn was fishing with his dad for northern snakeheads when he caught this American eel and he seems to be doing a pretty good... Read more →


Community Grants Awarded to Camden City Not-for-Profit Organizations

Conner Strong & Buckelew, American Water, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation Sponsor Community Building Grants to Camden City Based Non-Profit Organizations CAMDEN CITY, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, announced that four Camden City based non-profit community organizations will receive grant awards... Read more →


Virtua Health Tips: How to Responsibly Host Summer Gatherings

Virtua Health nurse practitioner offers advice for safer socializing during the pandemic (MARLTON, N.J.) After months of isolation, many of us are craving in-person visits with our friends and family members. And with some lockdown restrictions easing, more people may want to hold such get-togethers. To be clear, it’s still safest... Read more →


Virtua and Lourdes: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

July marks one-year anniversary of two South Jersey health systems becoming one (MARLTON, N.J.) One year ago, Virtua Health assumed ownership of Lourdes Health System, a transaction that reshaped health care in South Jersey. Although the subsequent months presented unforeseeable challenges and changes to the health care industry – and all... Read more →


HHS Gives Cooper Health Over $480,000 for Addiction Research

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Cooper Health System will receive $488,189 in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their Addiction Medicine Fellowship program. “As America faces a number of pandemics, this funding will help address the opioid epidemic... Read more →


Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection Help Rescue UK Sailor

Release Date: June 3, 2020 PHILADELPHIA – A United Kingdom citizen, plucked from his disabled sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean by a good Samaritan merchant ship, is quickly heading home due to the immediate humanitarian accommodation by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia today. William Brannan was sailing from... Read more →


Cooper Hospital: Lend A Hand to Our Littlest Patients

How COVID-19 Has Affected Pediatrics COVID-19 has affected all areas of the hospital and we've had to change policies and procedures which have impacted the patient experience. For children, fear and anxiety can be heightened when they see a nurse or physician completely covered in PPE, unable to share a comforting... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane,... Read more →


George E. Norcross, III and Phillip A. Norcross Announce Plan to Distribute 175,000 Reusable facemasks to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

(CAMDEN, NJ) – George E. Norcross, III, the chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees and founder of the Norcross Foundation, and Phillip A. Norcross, the chair of The Cooper Foundation, announced the two Foundations will begin distributing more than 175,000 reusable and washable fabric facemasks to patients, employees, and the... Read more →


Camden County Reports 58 People Died From COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020 (Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 86 additional confirmed cases of patients with coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, April 17th. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 1,808 in Camden County today and 58 total fatalities. “This has been an... Read more →


27th Street to Close in Camden City for Overhaul

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr., has been notified by NJ American Water that crews will be installing a water main on 27th Street in Camden beginning Friday, April 3. The project is expected to require the complete closure of 27th Street between Marlton Pike and the three-way intersection... Read more →


Dear Friends of Cooper:“Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.”– Fred RogersDuring this extraordinary time, it’s easy to feel anxious and helpless. However, we have seen the people of New Jersey come together in times of

“Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.” – Fred Rogers During this extraordinary time, it’s easy to feel anxious and helpless. However, we have seen the people of New Jersey come together in times of crisis – and this time is no different. Many of you... Read more →


COVID-19 Checklist for NJ to Help Keep Residents Informed

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 19, 2020 | MORE ISSUES, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ The COVID-19 pandemic is moving almost too quickly to... Read more →


CNB Business: The Cooper Foundation Welcomes Rob Ortiz, Vice President of Development

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Robert Ortiz, Jr., JD, has joined The Cooper Foundation team as Vice President of Development. Ortiz will oversee the Foundation’s donor engagement and fundraising campaigns. He will be responsible for expanding the organization’s donor base to support Cooper's mission - to serve, to heal, to educate. Ortiz brings more... Read more →


Inaugural Cardiology Reception Raises $180,000 for Cardiac Research and Education at Cooper

Earlier this week, more than 100 people gathered at Caffe Aldo Lamberti in Cherry Hill for the Inaugural Cardiology Fundraising Reception, raising $180,000 for cardiac research and education at Cooper University Health Care. Cooper cardiologists Phillip A. Koren, MD, Fredric L. Ginsberg, MD, Kathleen Heintz, DO, Michael Rosenbloom, MD, and Perry... Read more →


We Must Hear From Bloomberg's "Kill It" Victim 

by Bill Donahue | CNBnewsnet February 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michael Bloomberg's treatment of female employees: In the South Carolina presidential debate, Senator Elizabeth Warren commented that when she was a special-education teacher she was happy not to have a boss like Michael Bloomberg. She recounted how... Read more →


Susan M. Underwood, of Gloucester City; Cooper and St. Christopher Hospitals Heartcare Specialist

Susan M Underwood Sewell - Susan M. Underwood passed away suddenly on February 20, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She dedicated 40+ years in medicine at Cooper University Hospital in the operating room heart team and as a perfusionist at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Sue was a 1967 graduate of... Read more →


Attention Camden County Residents, Flu Shots Still Available

The Freeholder Board is reminding residents that it’s not too late to receive the influenza vaccination. Although flu season started several months ago, the Centers for Disease Control warns that flu activity most often peaks between December and February, and the New Jersey Department of Health is currently reporting high levels... Read more →


Philadelphia 76ers Announce Community Partnership with Cooper University Health Care

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers announced a community-focused partnership with Camden’s Cooper University Health Care, the leading academic health system in South Jersey. Cooper is now an Official Partner of the 76ers. “Community engagement is one of our core values and we’re thrilled that this partnership with Cooper University Health Care... Read more →


FREE VALENTINE’S DAY COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER AT FATIMA CATHOLIC OUTREACH

The Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host a free Valentine’s Day baby shower for expectant mothers and families in the local community. The theme is, “Baby Love.” Expectant mothers and families with children under one year of... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Receives $500,000 Grant to Develop Violence Intervention Program

Cooper is one of nine hospital-based sites across New Jersey selected for this new initiative (Camden, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care was one of nine sites in New Jersey announced by Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewel today to receive a $500,000 federal grant as part of... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care First Hospital In the World to Use New Virtual Reality System for Stroke Rehabilitation

(Camden, NJ) Cooper University Health Care recently became the first hospital in the world to use a new virtual reality (VR) system for patient rehabilitation following a stroke, announced Tudor G. Jovin, MD, chief and chairman of the Cooper Neurological Institute, and internationally renowned neurologist and researcher. Prior to the commercial... Read more →


Nursing, Its Career Options and Benefits

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 21, 2020)--Slipping into the shoes of a nurse is not an easy task, as many people say. Only those who have worked their brains out to earn this job will know the hardships. Once you get to the kernel of the profession and be molded to the routine life, the... Read more →


Can a Smartwatch Help Identify Atrial Fibrillation? Cooper University Health Care Cardiologist Among Investigators of Large-Scale Study

(Camden, NJ) – Andrea Russo, MD, a cardiologist and director of electrophysiology and arrhythmia services at Cooper University Health Care, was one of the lead investigators in a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine which examined the ability of smartwatches to detect atrial fibrillation in users. Atrial... Read more →


CNB Medical: Let’s Talk Thyroid Health

Have you had your thyroid checked lately? A healthy thyroid is vital for a healthy you! Located in the front of the neck, this butterfly-shaped endocrine gland secretes hormones which are important in regulating the metabolic rate and protein synthesis. The thyroid uses iodine and tyrosine (one of the 20 standard... Read more →


Cooper Employees Adopt- a-Family

Adopt-A-Family For the tenth year in a row, employees of Cooper University Health Care came together to help local families in need this holiday season. Cooper employees “adopted” more than 500 people and generously donated 3,000 toys, 2,000 items of clothing, 120 home and kitchen goods, and 150 gift cards for... Read more →


Partners of Cooper Hospital Making Holiday Wishes Come True

Cooper Hospital Community Partners: Making Holiday Wishes Come True! Thank you to our Holiday Partners for thinking of Cooper patients and their families this holiday season. Happy kids heal faster and thanks to our donors’ big hearts and willingness to give back, our youngest patients spending the holidays in the hospital... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes in Surgical Care

From the American College of Surgeons (Camden, NJ) — Cooper University Health Care is one of only 88 hospital nationally that have been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) 2019 for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care. “We are proud to receive... Read more →