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NJ Department of Health appoints Atlantic Health System as monitor at Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center in Sussex County

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – The Department of Health has selected Atlantic Health System to serve as a monitor at Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center in Andover Township.

Atlantic Health will convene a multi-disciplinary team to conduct an onsite assessment of business practices, operations, and infrastructure, and will remain onsite for up to 90 days. Weekly reports will be provided to the department throughout the monitoring period.

Newton Medical Center, which is part of Atlantic Health System’s western region, is located less than 5 miles from Woodland, and has long provided inpatient and ambulatory care for the residents of the facility. During the pandemic, Atlantic Health System provided PPE and fit testing for staff and has partnered with the department to conduct COVID testing for Woodland staff and residents multiple times.

Atlantic Health is one of New Jersey’s foremost health systems noted for the quality of the services they provide, health officials said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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