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December 1 is World AIDS Day

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December 1 is World AIDS Day

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November is National Adoption Month

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Ebola Call Center:
1-800-962-1253

NJ Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES) Operates Call Center

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Ebola: Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment

CDC Video for Health Care Professionals

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Two Years Later: Stronger And More Resilient

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It's Flu Season...Get a Flu Shot

To protect against flu: get vaccinated, wash hands frequently, and cover coughs and sneezes
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$4 Million in Sandy Funds Used for Behavioral Health Screenings

Hospitals, FQHCS are screening 35,600 people for stresses in the aftermath of Sandy

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WIC 40th Anniversary

WIC provides nutrition foods, breastfeeding support and access to fresh produce for 170,000 pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children up to age 5.

A message from New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd
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Healthy NJ 2020

Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the state’s health improvement plan for the decade. It is modeled after the federal Healthy People 2020 initiative and is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.

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Community Health & Wellness

NJ Chronic Disease and Health Promotion Plan.

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Sandy Recovery Resources

Find helpful resources and information for the ongoing recovery process after Sandy.

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