TakeCareStayWell.com is a resource to help those in New Jersey locate some of information that may be helpful to know during this time, including insightful interviews from expert heath care professionals.

Everyone has been affected in one way or another by the Covid-19 outbreak.  Many have had significant changes into their regular health care visits. Remember to schedule and keep your existing health care appointments.

Medical Health Professional Interviews

Dr. Shilpa Dass

Dr. Shilpa Dass,  is a Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician at Children’s Specialized Hospital. She sees patients at both the Toms River site and the new site in Monmouth County, located in Eatontown next to the Monmouth County mall. She is here with us today to share about the new site in Monmouth County as well as early detection of autism or ADHD and receiving supports through CSH and schools.

Richard S. Lazzaro MD FACS, Thoracic Surgeon

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and it’s important to know the signs and symptoms even if they aren’t always detectable. Dr. Lazzaro joins us today to share how Lung cancer claims more lives each year than other cancers and how we can schedule our screenings. 

Dr. Manpreet Kohli

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are joined by Dr. Manpreet Kohli to discuss how important it is to get a yearly mammogram.  Dr. Kohli is a breast surgeon and the Medical Director of Breast Surgery and The Breast Program Leader at Monmouth Medical Center & member of the RWJ Barnabas Health Medical Group.

Vaccine Scheduling

Everyone 5 or older who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine FAQ

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Covid-19 Vaccinations.

NJ Testing

Testing centers are open in NJ.  Follow this link to the testing centers page at covid19.nj.gov

Protection Tips

Advice from the CDC on how to protect yourself and others to lower the risk of infection and minimize the spread.


CDC information on what the symptoms are, when to get tested and when to seek medical assistance.

If You Are Sick

Advice on what steps to take when illness is present, provided by covid19.nj.gov

NJ.Gov Public Health Hotline for Covid-19 Information

Live assistance regarding COVID-19 information is available. To speak with a health care professional, call 1-800-962-1253 and for general information and resources for basic needs, dial 211.