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News Release Archive - 2002

Released Title
December 18, 2002   DHSS Sets January 2, 2003 deadline for Bancroft To Comply With Corrective Action Plan
December 13, 2002   Statement by NJ Commissioner of Health and Senior Services on President Bush's Smallpox Vaccination Plan Announcement
December 9, 2002   New Jersey Announces Smallpox Vaccination Plan
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November 12 , 2002
 
Web-Based Nursing Home Report Card Linked
Ten Federal Quality Measures Added
November 4 , 2002
 
Governor Gets Flu Shot to Encourage Vaccinations in NJ

October 24 , 2002
 
New Jersey Releases Sixth Annual Managed Care Report Card
October 18 , 2002
 
Two Additional New Jersey Residents Test Positive for West Nile Virus
October 17 , 2002
 
McGreevey Unveils Bio-Terrorism Preparedness Plan
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October 11 , 2002
 
Eighth New Jersey Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
October 7 , 2002
 
Commissioner Warns of Listeria Risk from Consuming Sliced Turkey Deli Meat
October 3 , 2002
 
Seventh New Jersey Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
September 27 , 2002
 
Two More New Jersey Residents Test Positive for West Nile Virus
September 26 , 2002
 
New Jersey Prepares for Possibility of a Flu Pandemic
September 23 , 2002
 
Fourth New Jersey Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
September 23 , 2002
 
Live Long, Live Well Walking Program Kicks-off
September 19 , 2002
 
Update on Listeria Infections
September 13 , 2002
 
Third Human Case of West Nile Reported
September 13 , 2002
 
NJDHSS Announces Investigation of Listeria Infections
September 6 , 2002
 
Second Human Case of West Nile Reported
September 5 , 2002
 
First Human Case of West Nile Virus Detected in Mercer County Man
August 26, 2002
 
New Public Awareness Campaign Launched to Increase Childhood Immunization Rates
August 19, 2002
 
Update on Two Public Health Issues
August 9, 2002
 
McGreevey Announces that New Jersey is Recognized as a National Leader in Tobacco-Use Prevention
August 8, 2002
 
Funding for Early Intervention Program Announced
August 7, 2002
 
Commissioner Lacy Emphasizes Precaution and Prevention In Decreasing Risk of West Nile Virus
July 24, 2002
 
Governor McGreevey's Budget Positions New Jersey As a National Leader in the War Against Cancer
July 23, 2002
 
Department Awards $693,460 in Minority Community Health Grants
July 13, 2002
 
Potassium Iodide Distribution Begins
July 10, 2002
 
Draft Public Health Assessment Released on Quanta Resources Corporation in Bergen County
July 8, 2002
 
Governor McGreevey Asks Residents to Donate Blood
July 3, 2002
 
Potassium Iodide Distribution Dates Announced
June 28 , 2002
 
New Website Makes Finding Acute Care Simple
June 28 , 2002
 
New Jersey Releases New Video Against HIV/AIDS
June 27 , 2002
 
Commissioner Urges Caution in Hot, Humid Weather
June 24 , 2002
 
Animal Friendly License Plate Gets New Design
June 19 , 2002
 
State Unveils Potassium Iodide Distribution Plan
June 6 , 2002
 
Nursing Merit Awards Dinner Recognizes 10 Outstanding Nurses
May 24, 2002
 
Emergency Medical Services Awards Presented As Part of EMS Week in New Jersey
May 20, 2002
 
Tests Confirm West Nile Virus in Five Crows
May 20, 2002
 
Department Releases Report on Cancer in Older Adults
May 16, 2002
 
Report Marks A Year Of Progress For New Jersey's Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program
May 7, 2002
 
New Jersey 2001 Youth Tobacco Survey Reveals Significant Declines In Tobacco Use
May 7, 2002
 
Governor McGreevey Affirms Support for Tobacco Control Program - Makes Health of New Jersey Citizens a Top Priority -
May 6 , 2002
 
Governor McGreevey Protects Prescription Drug Benefits for Seniors and Disabled
April 24 , 2002
 
McGreevey Signs Legislation to Strengthen State's Effort to Respond to Bioterrorism
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April 24 , 2002
 
McGreevey Signs Executive Order to Combat Identification Fraud

April 22 , 2002
 
State Receives Potassium Iodide Pills
April 20 , 2002
 
New Jersey Youth Mobilize Against Environmental Tobacco Smoke
April 18 , 2002
 
State Receives $45.7 Million in Ryan White Title II Funding for HIV & AIDS Programs and Services
April 15 , 2002
 
Department Announces Availability of $600,000 in Minority Community Health Grants
April 12 , 2002
 
State Issues Health Alert on Contaminated Pufferfish
April 1 , 2002
 
Six Honored for Achievement with Public Health Week Awards
March 28 , 2002
 
Background Information on the CDC's Project RESPECT
March 8 , 2002
 
DHSS Orders Medical Laboratory of Ironbound to Stop Testing
March 4 , 2002
 
Learning How To Use Portable Defibrillators Can Save Lives
March 4 , 2002
 
Department to Hold Hearings on the Early Intervention System
February 28, 2002
 
Memorial Hospital of Salem County Resumes Admissions, Surgical Procedures
February 27, 2002
 
Admissions Curtailed at Memorial Hospital of Salem County
February 14, 2002
 
Department to Hold Hearing on Ryan White AIDS Funds
February 7, 2002
 
Prevention is Key During Cold and Flu Season
February 5, 2002
 
Heart Disease Can Be Deadly, But Can Be Prevented
January 31, 2002
 
Acting Commissioner Lacy Statement on Federal Funds for Public Health Infrastructure in New Jersey
January 31, 2002
 
It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot
January 30, 2002
 
Acting Commissioner's Statement on the Passing of Dr. Slade
January 14, 2002
 
DHSS Announces Public Regulations on Body Art Procedures
January 09, 2002
 
Draft Public Health Consultation Released on Mile Run Brook in Middlesex County
January 07, 2002
 
NJDHSS Issues Winter Weather Advice
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