The lessons learned in 2020 will pave the way for better days ahead

To say that the year 2020 has been a difficult year is understatement. The incredible loss of life due to this virus we are only now starting to understand is truly tragic. Millions of lives have been changed forever due to the after effects of this pandemic. Families have been separated. Small businesses have closed. People have lost their jobs.

So much negativity can be attributed to the year 2020.

For me, despite the anxiety and uncertainty, 2020 presented glimmers of hope. I witnessed the very best of people:

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Naloxone Distribution at Participating Pharmacies in Newark

NJ Human Services is making the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone available for free September 24 to 26 at participating pharmacies throughout New Jersey.

The distribution is part of the Murphy Administration’s continued effort to combat the opioid crisis. New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone for free without a prescription or an appointment. Each naloxone pack contains two doses.

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Ramos Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato on July 13 to talk about how Newark has been impacted by the public health crisis, the disproportionate number of minorities affected by the crisis, and the idea of reforming Newark’s police department.

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