Category: Health

Ciattarelli upbraids Murphy for convening panel to decide which N.J. COVID-19 patients live, die

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – The Murphy Administration announced this week that it will convene a bioethics panel to help decide who lives (and who dies) in the event that COVID-19 strained New Jersey hospitals run low on respirators and personnel. “The Read More

So far, the N.J. death rate for COVID-19 positive residents is 1.2%

By Matt Rooney _ We’re beginning to get more (early) data concerning the toll COVID-19 is exacting on New Jersey. Governor Murphy & Co. finally coughed up some hospitalization info on Friday afternoon. We need more, of course (like beds Read More

Early COVID-19 hospitalization rate information for N.J. is finally released

By Matt Rooney _ So we finally got (indirectly) an early New Jersey COVID-19 hospitalization rate from the Murphy Administration, Save Jerseyans. It only took two weeks of asking! Governor Murphy’s team provided the following stats at today’s daily pandemic Read More

Cuomo breaks with Murphy, suddenly unsure if total shutdown was “the best public health strategy”

By Matt Rooney _ Well, well, well. We told you so, Save Jerseyans! Governor Andrew Cuomo – whose state is the ground zero of the United States’s COVID-19 outbreak – publicly second-guessed his total shutdown of New York State on Read More

Congressman Chris Smith finds 41.3 million medical-grade gloves

FREEHOLD, N.J. – Gloves are a precious resource for medical staff in COVID-19 hot spots. On Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) scored a major logistics victory for the nationwide pandemic effort, announcing that he secured 41.3 million medical-grade gloves Read More

N.J. saw 155,454 new unemployment claims last week

By Matt Rooney _ The strongest job market in a generation is officially over, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of Labor released awful new employment data; among the eyebrow-raising revelations was the 155,454 initial unemployment claims (not Read More

Monmouth Sheriff questions state’s coronavirus-driven decision to release dangerous prisoners

FREEHOLD, N.J. – New Jersey released hundreds of prisoners this week in a purported attempt to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak inside the state corrections system. At least one county sheriff spoke up to question the move. – “Unacceptable,” said the Read More