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. Jonathan E. Teitelbaum, MD

Nina chats with Dr. Jonathan Teitelbaum, MD about family & pediatric specialists located at the Anne Vogel Family Care Center.  Dr. Teitelbaum is Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Interim Chair of Pediatrics at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, a part of children’s health at RWJBarnabas Health. He is a member of  the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Health.  Lean more about the services located at the Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center.

The expansive new Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center is a critical component in Monmouth Medical Center’s bold outpatient expansion plan aimed at increasing access to critical health services and providing outstanding programs where our community needs it most.

Located adjacent to Boscov’s department store at the Monmouth Mall, the center provides the region with convenient access to comprehensive women’s services, pediatric specialty services, wellness education and nutrition resources, specialty surgical services, a blood drawing station and an Urgent Care Center.

The 82,000-square-foot medical and wellness facility includes both medical and therapy services provided in partnership with Children’s Specialized Hospital.

Dr Roy Dressner, DO

Dianne from 107.1 The Boss interviews Dr. Roy Dressner, DO, colorectal surgeon at Monmouth Medical center and Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery with RWJ.

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Dianne asks Dr. Dressner what you should know about this type of cancer, screenings, risk factors and more.

Dr. Seth Cohen MD

Lenore from B98.5 interviews Dr. Seth Cohen MD, RWJ Barnabas Health Regional Medical Director, Oncology Medical Research.

Dr. Cohen speaks with Lenore about cancer screenings, how often they should be done and the role they play in catching cancer early in order to survive and thrive.

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.

Symptoms

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.