The industry magazine Becker’s Healthcare named Paterson-based St. Joseph’s Healthcare System as one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.”
The city’s health director’s plan to commingle services by opening a mental health clinic in the second floor of the health department building was scrapped early last week when council members rejected the proposal for a second time.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2,297,203 in grant money to the Paterson health department on Friday to fight HIV/AIDS in Passaic and Bergen counties, according to Rep. Bill Pascrell.
With the third sign-up season underway at the government’s online health insurance marketplace, a number of events in Paterson have been organized to assist individuals in successfully obtaining healthcare coverage through Obamacare.
Blood pressure screening, coronary heart disease risk factor assessment, cholesterol screening were just few of the tests available to people who attended congressman Bill Pascrell’s annual health fair at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center geared to promote preventative care.
The city’s health division on Tuesday launched a new program to combat chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes through screening and prevention.
The Paterson Health Department has been awarded $3,295,222 in federal funding to continue its fight against HIV/AIDS virus in Passaic and Bergen counties, announced Congressman Bill Pascrell.