The Recovery Village at Cherry Hill Opens

New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions

LAKE WORTH, FL – (January 14, 2021) – Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a new, 90-bed inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center in Cherry Hill, NJ, on Monday, January 18, 2021. Read more.

CMSRU Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Today, Cooper University Health Care began vaccinating medical students from its medical school affiliate, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU).

Annette C. Reboli, MD, Dean of CMSRU, kicked off the student vaccination clinic by receiving her first dose of the vaccine, administered by third-year medical student Nicholas Daroshefski. Dr. Reboli, an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist, is a strong advocate for vaccinating medical students in the early phases of vaccine distribution. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations

Cooper University Health Care one the first hospitals in New Jersey to receive the new COVID-19 vaccine and began vaccinating its team members on Tuesday, December 15.

“Today is a day filled with hope.  We are 10 months into this COVID war and we can now finally see a clear path to victory.  This virus has caused so much loss and suffering and we are hopeful that today marks the beginning of the end,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. Read more.

Governor Murphy, Commissioner Persichilli, and Dr. Birx Visit Cooper University Health Care for Roundtable on COVID-19 Response in South Jersey

Cooper University Health Care, the region’s leading academic health system, hosted Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli, and Dr. Deborah Birx from White House Coronavirus Task Force for a roundtable discussion Friday on the response to COVID-19 in Southern New Jersey.

“Having been in government for many years and knowing how thankless a job it can be, I want to offer a special thank you to Governor Murphy, Commissioner Persichilli, and Dr. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Appoints Chief Philanthropy Officer to The Cooper Foundation

Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care.

“We are pleased to have Mr. Ortiz, who has more than 20 years of proven fundraising experience, leading the efforts of The Cooper Foundation,” said Philip A. Read more.

COVID Testing Sites to Open Throughout County This Week

A partnership between Cooper, the Freeholder Board, and the Camden Coalition will oversee the sites

Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the Camden County Freeholder Board, Camden County Health Department and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers will open three new walk-up testing sites on Wednesday, December 9 in Camden City to provide additional testing capacity.  The three new sites will open in community schools throughout impacted zip codes in Camden City and will be easily accessible by foot, vehicle or public transportation. Read more.

The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to 1,900 Senior Citizens in Camden

Today, The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care spread some holiday cheer by helping numerous community leaders and volunteers deliver 1,900 Thanksgiving meals to senior citizens across the City of Camden who otherwise would not be able to get out and enjoy the holiday due to COVID.

Recognizing that seniors and others could not travel outside their homes, Cooper, community partners and others devised an innovative way to prepare and deliver meals in a safe manner, so that our most vulnerable could enjoy Thanksgiving in a COVID-safe environment. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Joins Other Top U.S. Hospitals to Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; facemasks can slow the trend

100 of the nation’s top health care systems, including Cooper University Health Care, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S., have come together with an urgent plea for all Americans – mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic now. Read more.

Two Team Members Honored with Cooper’s 2020 Military Employee of the Year Award

Cooper University Health Care honored Karen Gruber, RN, AVP of Nursing Operations, and Joseph Milton, an orthopedic technician with the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute, with its 2020 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award.

The Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award was established in 2018 to formally recognize the outstanding contributions Cooper team members have made to the health system, the community, and the nation, as well as in support of Cooper’s mission: To serve. Read more.

New COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Cherry Hill on Campus of Camden County College Through Collaboration by Cooper and Camden County Freeholder Board

Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the Camden County Freeholder Board and Camden County Health Department will open a new drive-up COVID-19 testing site on the Cherry Hill Campus of Camden County College beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020. As cases continue to rise in the county and state, this new site will allow more people to get tested for COVID-19. Read more.