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REMINDER! This Thursday get Vaccinated at Conlon Hall between 2-6pm

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- This Thursday, the Bergenfield Health Department and Holy Name Medical Center will be administering COVID-19 vaccinations at Conlon Hall. The clinic will be open from 2-6pm and walk-ins will be welcome. 

Residents that are 18 and older will have the Moderna shot given to them by the Bergenfield Health Department and those 12 years and older will get the Pfizer vaccine administered by Holy Name Medical Center. To register ahead of time for the clinic, go to holyname.org/vaccinebergenfield

Conlon Hall is located at 18 N. William St. in Bergenfield. 

 

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Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Releases Schedule for Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccinations

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- Bergen New Bridge Medical Center will be offering walk-in vaccinations for COVID-19 throughout the month of June in Bergenfield. For any questions about getting the vaccine, call 201-967-4000 or email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Bergenfield Health Department and Holy Name Medical Center to Hold Vaccine Clinic May 27 at Conlon Hall

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- This Thursday, the Bergenfield Health Department and Holy Name Medical Center will be administering COVID-19 vaccinations at Conlon Hall. The clinic will be open from 2-6pm and walk-ins will be welcome. 

Residents that are 18 and older will have the Moderna shot given to them by the Bergenfield Health Department and those 12 years and older will get the Pfizer vaccine administered by Holy Name Medical Center. To register ahead of time for the clinic, go to holyname.org/vaccinebergenfield

Conlon Hall is located at 18 N. William St. in Bergenfield. 

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How to join Zoning Board of Adjustment special meeting on May 25, 2021

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: May 25, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Bergenfield Board of Adjustment Special Meeting


Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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Or One tap mobile :
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Webinar ID: 823 3387 6730

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcUYBDZKB

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Launches Satellite Location in Bergenfield

Bergenfield, NJ -- Bergen New Bridge Medical Center officially launched its newest satellite location, Bergen New Bridge Health at Bergenfield with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Salvatore Focella, MD, a Bergen New Bridge primary care physician and Sunitha Moonthungal, MD, a Bergen New Bridge internist, are the physicians providing primary care services and COVID-19 vaccines to the community at 136 North Washington Avenue, Suite 102 in Bergenfield. 

“We are so proud to continue our commitment to providing equitable access to quality care for all our communities and to partner with Mayor Amatorio and his council at a permanent location within the Bergenfield community,” said Bergen New Bridge President Deb Visconi. “We are dedicated to serving those who will truly benefit most from our services and to responding quickly to the needs of our communities.”

“Bergen New Bridge has been a tremendous asset to us throughout the pandemic and we are pleased to formally welcome them into our community,” said Bergenfield Mayor Arvin Amatorio. “It is an honor to partner with the biggest and one of the best community focused hospitals in New Jersey.”

“This new location is the next step for Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in expanding access to care into our communities,” said Bergen New Bridge/Care Plus Bergen Board Chairperson Robert Pacicco. “I have worked alongside Mayor Amatorio for years and I am thrilled to once again be partnering with him for the health and wellness benefit of Bergenfield’s residents.”

“As a physician, I am so pleased to see Bergen New Bridge expanding its footprint directly into communities that can greatly benefit from increased and direct access to primary care,” said Justin Sambol, MD, FACS Bergen New Bridge/Care Plus Bergen Board Trustee and Senior Associate Dean Clinical Affair and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School. “We have seen the value of the special relationship between Rutgers and Bergen New Bridge and the positive health care outcomes it continues to produce.”

To schedule an appointment at Bergen New Bridge Health at Bergenfield, call 201 225 7130 or for more information, visit www.newbridgehealth.org. 

 

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Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. The Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in NJ and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation. 

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute and ambulatory care from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and community physicians, mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and long-term care to the greater Bergen County community. The Medical Center, including its Long-Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is in network with all major New Jersey commercial insurance plans covering 99.91% of NJ residents. 

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is a full-service hospital with a 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography), and more than 26 medical specialties available through its Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Community Care Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans and is a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for 2020.  Learn more at www.newbridgehealth.org.

 

Pictured:Left to Right: Bergen New Bridge Chief Medical Officer Gian Varbaro, MD;Bergen New Bridge Chief Clinical Officer for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Michael Paolello; Bergen New Bridge Chief Clinical Officer for Behavioral Health Kristine Pendy; Bergen New Bridge Chief Operating Officer Aaron Hajart; Stephanie Elsing;Bergen New Bridge/Care Plus Bergen Board Trustee Justin Sambol, MD, FACS; Sunitha Moonthungal, MD; Salvatore Focella, MD; Bergen New Bridge/Care Plus Bergen Board of Trustees Chairperson Robert Pacicco; Bergen New Bridge President and CEO Deborah Visconi; Bergen New Bridge Chief Administration Officer Kristen Muldowney; Bergenfield Mayor Arvin Amatorio; Bergenfield Council President Hernando Rivera; Bergen New Bridge/Care Plus Bergen Board Trustee Ilya Evangelista; Bergenfield Councilman Marc Pasqual; Bergenfield Councilman Buddy Deauna; Bergenfield Councilman Rafael Marte 

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Mayor Amatorio and Borough Council Urge Residents to Get COVID-19 Vaccination as Bergenfield Aims for Herd Immunity

BERGENFIELD, NJ -- As Bergenfield continues to make progress towards its goal of herd immunity, Mayor Amatorio and the Borough Council are asking residents to take advantage of the multitude of COVID-19 vaccination options that residents have. 

 

The Borough has increased the number of walk-in vaccination opportunities by partnering with Holy Name Medical Center for vaccination clinics. Bergenfield has already vaccinated 84% of residents 65 and older and 51% of residents 18 and older. 

 

“Bergenfield is making tremendous progress in our quest to vaccinate as many residents as we possibly can,” said Mayor Amatorio. “Our best defense against this virus is the vaccine which is both safe and extremely effective. Please help us get to herd immunity by this summer by registering to be vaccinated today.”

 

Residents that wish to register to be vaccinated at one of these new clinics may do so at holyname.org/VaccineBergenfield. All residents 12 years of age and older are eligible to get the vaccine at this time. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, go to https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaccine?fbclid=IwAR2S3C3bTWgP6IZ-md6c00uqngN-sbiRzsbjdgvHlTSz5Ql3ti3g5jwZKIQ. 

 

Upcoming Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics at Conlon Hall:

 

May 20  12pm-4pm

Type of Vaccine: Moderna (Age 18 and greater) and Pfizer (Age 12 years and older)

Administered by: Holy Name Medical Center and the Bergenfield Health Department

 

May 27 2pm-6pm

Type of Vaccine: Moderna (Age 18 and greater) and Pfizer (Age 12 years and older)

Administered by: Holy Name Medical Center and the Bergenfield Health Department

 

May 28 10am-1pm 

Type of Vaccine: Moderna (Age 18 and greater) repeat second dose clinic date. 

Walk-ins welcome after 12:30pm.

Administered by: Bergenfield Health Department

 

June 10 12pm-4pm 

Type of Vaccine: Moderna (Age 18 and greater) and Pfizer (Age 12 years and older)

Administered by: Holy Name Medical Center and the Bergenfield Health Department

 

June 17 2-6pm

Type of Vaccine: Moderna (Age 18 and greater) and Pfizer (Age 12 years and older)

Administered by: Holy Name Medical Center and the Bergenfield Health Department

 

Holy Name Medical Center will be administering Pfizer vaccinations. Any vaccine administered by Holy Name Medical Center staff will have documentation done by them. Dr. Nancy Rothenberg, will be available to monitor children post vaccination. 

The Bergenfield Health Department will administer the Moderna vaccine. 

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Hackensack Meridian Health to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations Today from 12-6pm

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Hackensack Meridian Health will be administering COVID-19 vaccines from 12-6pm today. They will be administering the Pfizer vaccine to those 12 years old and up. 

Photo identification is required and anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Vaccinations will take place at the M&M Building located at 116 Holt Street in Hackensack. 

 

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Bergenfield Public Library to reopen for In-Person Browsing Monday, May 24

The Bergenfield Public Library is pleased to reopen to in-person browsing effective Monday May, 24. Welcome back Bergenfield!

Hours of operation will be Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm, Friday 10am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Visitors can stay in the building for up to 1 hour. No one under the age of 14 may enter the Library without a parent or guardian.

Curbside pick up service will still be available. Quiet study rooms and public computers are available on a first come first serve basis. ESL tutoring is permitted for limited sessions as well.

Please note that mask or cloth facial coverings are to be worn by all visitors at all times, regardless of vaccination status. This will be strictly enforced, along with occupancy limits and social distancing requirements. These requirements will be updated in accordance with State guidelines.

When you revisit the Library, you might notice a few physical changes. While the Library was closed to the public, the public computer area was modified and repainted, the building's lighting was upgraded to LED and many of the rooftop HVAC units were replaced with energy efficient models. We hope these changes make the Library more comfortable for our visitors!

We've also added many new services for residents including:

  • Passport application acceptance - appointment needed
  • Expanded museum pass program including Storm King Art Center and NJ State Parks pass
  • Borrow a STEAM kit or Launchpad tablet from the Children's Room
  • Borrow a Roku stick that's preloaded with subscriptions to Disney+, Hulu, Netflix and ESPN Plus
  • Check out our new bilingual AWE learning station in the Children's Room
  • Expanded eBook and eAudiobook collections

For more information, visit www.bergenfieldlibrary.org or call 201-387-4040

 

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