• Four New School COVID Cases As Total Town Cases Rise

    Verona’s public schools sent out an email this afternoon to say that there are four new school cases of COVID-19. There is one case each at Laning, F.N. Brown and Forest elementary schools, as well as one...

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  • Free Lecture: Supporting Your Children After The Pandemic

    On Thursday, September 30, Verona Public Schools will host a speaker from.Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for a program on supporting children after the pandemic. Dr. Kelly Moore is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 17 years...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • New School Year Brings New Rules

    Verona public schools open for the 2021-2022 school year on Thursday, September 9, and while all students will once again be learning in classrooms, there will be some new rules to follow there. In an email sent...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • School District Posts Vaccination Information

    Vaccination against COVID-19 isn’t mandatory for Verona public school students, but the district sent out an email this afternoon about where families can get students the Pfizer vaccine, which has been approved for use in students as...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • County To Begin COVID Booster Shots

    With the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recommending that people with compromised immune systems get a third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • County Awaits Guidance On COVID Booster Shots

    Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is likely to authorize individuals with weakened immune systems to get an extra dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Murphy Makes Masks Mandatory In Schools

    Citing the “recent and rampant spread” of the Delta variant of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that all students, educators, staff and visitors must wear masks inside school buildings for the start of the 2021-2022 school...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Verona Hits 1,000 COVID Cases

    Essex County reported the 1,000th case of COVID-19 in Verona this morning. The tally represents all reported cases since the county began keeping statistics on the pandemic in March 2020. The rate of new infections in Verona...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Don’t Get Complacent About COVID, Vanguard Medical Chief Urges

    Dr. Thomas McCarrick, the chief medical officer of Verona-based Vanguard Medical Group, was one of the featured speakers on Rep. Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ11) telephone town hall Wednesday, and he urged listeners to not get complacent about COVID-19...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Sherrill Sets Telephone Town Hall On Pandemic Recovery

    Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ11) will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, July 7 at 5 p.m., to discuss pandemic recovery efforts, including the American Rescue Plan, the upcoming infrastructure package, repealing the state and local...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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