Cooper University Health Care Collaborates With Community Partners to Provide New COVID-19 Testing Program For Camden’s Senior Centers

CAMcare Health Corporation in partnership with Cooper University Health Care and the Housing Authority of the City of Camden announce an innovative COVID testing program geared towards the residents and staff of the city’s Senior Centers.

“CAMcare’s mission is to help our friends and neighbors live healthier without considering their ability to pay.  And in a crisis like this, what better way than to provide testing in our community!” Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Cherry Hill Urgent Care Re-Opens June 1

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Cooper University Health Care’s newly renovated Urgent Care Center on Route 70 in Cherry Hill will re-open to patients on Monday, June 1, 2020.

“The re-opening of Cooper Urgent Care in Cherry Hill is an important reminder to put your health first,” said Jillian C. Smith, MD, medical director of Cooper’s Urgent Care services. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Physician Named Prestigious 2020 Bloomberg Fellow

Cooper University Health Care physician Matthew S. Salzman, MD, has been named one of the prestigious 2020 Bloomberg Fellows by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Salzman is one of only 50 master of public health fellows (MPH) and eight doctor in public health (DPH) fellows from 27 states, and Washington, D.C., in the 2020 cohort. The 2020 Bloomberg Fellows will receive extensive public health training to tackle critical health issues across the country. Read more.

MD Anderson at Cooper First in New Jersey and Philadelphia Region to Acquire State-of-the-Art Precision Radiation Treatment Delivery System That Revolutionizes Cancer Care

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has taken the lead in bringing next-generation radiation treatment technology to the fight against cancer for our patients, announced Generosa Grana, MD, director of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper recently received delivery of the key components of its new MR Linac – and will begin treating patients with this advanced technology in fall 2020 at its location in Mount Laurel. Read more.

George E. Norcross, III and Phillip A. Norcross Announce Plan to Distribute 175,000 Reusable Facemasks to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

George E. Norcross, III, the chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees and founder of the Norcross Foundation, and Phillip A. Norcross, the chair of The Cooper Foundation, announced the two Foundations will begin distributing more than 175,000 reusable and washable fabric facemasks to patients, employees, and the members of its community to reduce the spread of COVID-19 tomorrow. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Receives $500,000 Grant from Lockheed Martin to Purchase Personal Protective Equipment for Hospital Employees as they Fight COVID-19

Cooper University Health Care has received a $500,000 grant from Lockheed Martin to purchase critically needed personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 respirators, surgical masks, gloves, gowns, and eye protection for employees on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19.

“Everyone at Cooper University Health Care is deeply appreciative of Lockheed Martin’s support for the heroic efforts of our clinical teams and this donation will help us purchase the protective equipment they need to stay healthy and safe,” said George E. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Announces Nursing Excellence Award Winners

EMS Flight Nurse Named 2020 Cooper Nurse of the Year

Cooper University Health Care has named Steven Teitelman, RN, BSN, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, as the 2020 Nurse of the Year. Teitelman, a flight nurse coordinator with Cooper’s Air Medical Services, also received the Barbara and Jack Tarditi Award for Excellence in Nursing Mentorship Award as part of Cooper’s Annual Nursing Excellence Awards presented during National Nurses’ Week (May 6-12). Read more.

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold Due to COVID-19: When You Should Go to the Emergency Department

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Emergency Medicine doctors at Cooper University Health Care have a message for the public: Don’t put your health on hold because of fears related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As coronavirus has spread, many are trying to avoid the hospital. But for many health issues, including heart attack, stroke, abdominal pain, and trauma, time is critical for the best outcomes,” said Michael E. Read more.

Cooper Specialty Care at Cherry Hill Opens

Cooper University Health Care announces the opening of the Cooper Specialty Care Center at Cherry Hill on April 27, 2020. Cooper’s newest outpatient facility features more than a dozen high demand adult health care specialties, diagnostic services, and patient amenities.

“Cooper has a long history of providing the highest level of health care services for the South Jersey community,” said George E. Read more.

New COVID-19 Testing Centers to Open in Camden

Virtua, Cooper, and Camden County collaborate to provide more options for county residents

 Two new testing centers for COVID-19 will open in Camden to increase testing capability and bring it closer to home for many Camden residents. The new sites will replace the current testing location at Cooper’s Poynt Park, which will close May 1.

The two new sites are:

2600 Mount Ephraim Avenue in South Camden
Camden Division of Motor Vehicles parking lot
12 to 4 p.m., Read more.