After a 2 year hiatus due to Covid-19, the 65th Annual San Juan Bautista Parade and Concert proceeded without missing a beat. The last event took place in June of 2019 and, after the time off, they’re back providing some of the best entertainment and cultural encounters Camden has to offer.
Addiction is a disease whether you’re struggling with heroin, opioids, or alcohol abuse the effects can lead to instability, homelessness, exacerbate mental illness, issues with health and even death. For those individuals looking to overcome their addiction, Maryville Addiction Treatment Center can help.
As parents we all want the best for our children, the support we give them at an early age helps to boost their confidence, social skills, and quality of life. As we develop and grow there are certain milestones that we achieve which indicate a healthy and functioning brain. In some cases early intervention is necessary to help a child fully develop as certain milestones or rather lack thereof could be a sign of cognitive delay, autism, or a number of developmental issues.
As adults in the technological age sometimes navigating virtual space can be difficult. This is a reality for most adults especially considering many technologies and modern computer capabilities were not available when compared to modern children. Camden County Library recognizes this and so to encourage computer literacy in adults they will be hosting a number of computer classes for adults. These computer classes will be virtual so you can log in and learn from the comfort of your home.
Camden is a city with a poverty rate of 36.4%, hunger is prevalent and for many a way of life. However there is hope, multiple donation sites are committed to eliminating hunger. First up, is Cathedral Kitchen which is located at 1514 Federal Street, this site provides dinner to the public between the hours of 4PM and 5PM Monday through Friday, with lunch served on Saturdays from 12-1PM.
On Friday, February 25, local, state, and county officials along with representatives from Housing and Urban Development in Cramer Hill section Camden, NJ to host a groundbreaking ceremony, in accordance with the first phase of a $145 million redevelopment project for Ablett Village.
Cooper University Health Care, Virtua Health, the Camden County Freeholder Board, and Camden County Health Department have collaborated to open a new drive-up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site in the city of Camden beginning April 1, 2020.
“We are proud to work with two of our outstanding regional health systems, Cooper and Virtua, to open this new COVID-19 testing site to serve the needs of the citizens of Camden County,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As the entire country and state continues to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important county residents have access and opportunity to testing. This initiative combined with social distancing and other mitigation factors will help us break the back of this virus.”
In an effort to provide additional resources and personnel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, officers from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office have begun assisting Camden County Metro Officers on patrol in Camden City. The partnership creates a force multiplier for front line policing and helps address the challenges of social distancing measures put in place to reduce the effect of the coronavirus.
The Sheriff’s Office typically provides a variety of law enforcement services and support in the county in both civil and criminal areas such as court security, investigations, criminal identification, and criminal transportation.
The changes support slowing spread of COVID-19, protect PATCO riders & employees and are necessary to sustain the continuity of services.
As our community continues to battle the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, residents throughout Camden County have asked how they can support their friends and neighbors during this time of need. Today, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services launched a new online volunteering portal to connect those residents with opportunities to support others in the coming weeks.