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. Philip Passes

The fall is the perfect tome to get screenings out of the way & today I’m here with Dr. Philip Passes, Chief Administrative Officer at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus. Dr. Passes is here to remind us of the convenience and expertise of the healthcare services at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch and Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Lakewood, and how the early detection of cancer can greatly benefit patients.

Dr. Meika Neblett – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide? So, today Nina chats with Dr. Meika Neblett, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Community Medical Center. Dr. Neblett shares how RWJ Barnabas Health Facilities provide you with the best quality care and resources to detect breast cancer early with regular mammograms.


Dr. Christina Gillespie

Dr. Christina Gillespie, Assistant Professor at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has a medical practice on Fischer Blvd. in Toms River. She is Board Certified in Otolaryngology, which is more known as an ‘Ear, Nose and Throat’ doctor, and is on staff at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Lakewood and Community Medical Center in Toms River and is a member of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group. She is here today to speak about Balance and Hearing disorders and how to diagnosis them.

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.