The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state.

Jersey City Mayor Wants to Put Municipality Ahead of the Health Curve (NJ Spotlight)

A livable city doesn’t just mean walkability, economic development, and access to entertainment. It also means a healthy city. In Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop’s administration is using several methods to make the city an example for the entire state of how to prioritize the health of its residents, ranging from increased access to health care to making it easier for residents to shop for nutritious food.


Trinitas care team members observe World Stroke Day (

Nurses and health care professionals at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth joined in the observance of World Stroke Day recently to call attention to what can be a life-altering or fatal health emergency.