In the News

Update on E. coli Investigation

CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.

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Update on E. coli Investigation

CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.

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Reforms to Medicinal Marijuana Program

Governor Phil Murphy has announced major reforms to the state's Medicinal Marijuana Program.

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Medicinal Marijuana in New Jersey

Learn all about the state's Medicinal Marijuana Program at its website.

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal abstinence syndrome can occur in babies who have been exposed to opioids, alcohol or other addictive substances while in the womb.

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2018 New Jersey Immunization Conference

Save-the-Date for the NJ Department of Health's 2018 Immunization Conference to be held on Monday, May 21, 2018. Registration opens in February!

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Opioid Summit Upcoming

NJDOH will host a summit meeting on the opioid epidemic on June 5 in Bridgewater.

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Social Media

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Press Releases

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Newsletter

Read the latest edition of "Health Matters," the Department's newsletter.

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In the Spotlight

Public Health Innovators

To recognize the exemplary work being done to improve health outcomes in New Jersey, the DOH has created the Public Health Innovators Awards.

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Find Health Care Coverage

State residents have access to coverage options to accommodate a wide array of circumstances and income levels.

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Project Medicine Drop

Project Medicine Drop provides the opportunity to discard unused prescription medications every day throughout the year.

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Get Ahead of Sepsis

Check out CDC's new "Get Ahead of Sepsis" posters encouraging patients and families to get immediate medical help if they suspect sepsis.

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Safe Sleep

When you lay a baby down to sleep, be sure sleep time is a safe time! Place babies on their backs. They should not share their sleep surfaces with adults, pets or other children, even their own twin.

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Get #TeSTD

1 in 2 sexually active people will acquire an STD by age 25. Don't wait. Get #TeSTD. Download our posters in English and Spanish.

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#kNOwLEAD

Check out this video produced by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative about our #kNOwLEAD education campaign.

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Autism Resources for Families

Early Intervention Services are among the many resources New Jersey offers people with autism and their families.

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E-Cigarettes

Youth are vulnerable to e-cigarette advertisements.

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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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Health IT, Facts & Findings

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Your Guide to Health in New Jersey

Last Reviewed: 4/20/2018