Economic & Recovery Update: News Release: 11/7/2022

November 7, 2022

Content Curated By Scott Goldstein



  • What to watch in the high-stakes 2022 midterm elections.


  • U.S. flu season is off to a fast start.


  • 10 creative ways businesses are recruiting job candidates.

What to Watch in the High-Stakes 2022 Midterm Elections

After months of primaries, campaign events and fundraising pleas, the midterm elections that will determine the balance of power in Washington and state capitals are finally here. (The Associated Press)


U.S. Flu Season Off to a Fast Start

Reports of flu are already high in 17 states, and the hospitalization rate hasn’t been this high this early since the 2009 swine flu pandemic, according to the CDC. So far, there have been an estimated 730 flu deaths. The winter flu season usually ramps up in December or January. (The Associated Press)


Summit Health to be Acquired by VillageMD for $8.9 Billion

SummitHealth, an entity made up by the combination of Summit Medical Group and CityMD that is a leading provider of primary, specialty and urgent care in New Jersey, will be acquired by VillageMD for $8.9 billion, it was announced Monday morning. (ROI-NJ)


Program Launched to Replace Lead Service Lines in Passaic County

A major project was launched Friday by the Passaic Valley Water Commission to replace aging lead service lines in Passaic County. The Commission will be replacing thousands of lines at no cost to homeowners. (NJ Spotlight News)


10 Creative Ways Businesses Are Recruiting

Need unique ideas to attract job candidates? Use these examples to fuel your hiring efforts. (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

Looking to Get Vaccinated? Here's an Easy Way to Find COVID-19 Vaccines Near You.

Just punch in your area code. You can even search for a specific vaccine. (

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Business Resources

Surviving a Recession (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)


Vaccine Guide for Businesses (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)


Election Day is Nov. 8 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)


General Pandemic Information (State of N.J.)


Business Funding Opportunities Provided by the State (State of N.J.)


Starting a Business in N.J. (New Jersey Business Action Center)


Becoming a Government Contractor (State of N.J.)


Recognizing Cannabis Impairment at Work  (State of N.J.)


Emergency Preparedness (N.J. Business Action Center)

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