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Beat the Heat

Heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable. Know the signs before you become a statistic!

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Beat the Heat

Heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable. Know the signs before you become a statistic!

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National Accreditation

We received national accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for achieving high standards for public health services, leadership and accountability.

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HHS Funding Opportunity

The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced $195 million in a new funding opportunity for community health centers to expand access to mental health & substance abuse services.

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Summer Meals for Children

Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation. Communities across NJ are increasingly offering free meals to children in the summer at schools, parks, libraries & other places.

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Population Health Heroes Honored

Seven Population Health Hero winners were presented awards at our Population Health Summit on June 7 at Rider University.

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#ZapZika Campaign

A public awareness campaign is underway to educate pregnant women and those considering travel about Zika virus risks.

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NJ Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report

NJ Cancer Registry report shows a slight decline in invasive cancer diagnoses.

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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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Southern Ocean Vaccination Update

About 900 children who received vaccinations at an Ocean County medical practice between November 2014 and July 2016 may need to be re-vaccinated.

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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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Rabies Testing Assessment to Begin

The Department of Health will temporarily partner with other state public health laboratories to provide rabies testing of animal specimens.

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Last Reviewed: 7/19/2017