October is SIDS Awareness Month
About 3,500 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly each year.
Governor Murphy, Congressman Gottheimer Announce New Efforts to Ensure New Jersey Schools Have Access to Clean Water
The Administration will implement a three-pronged approach to enhance key lead testing and remediation regulations and policies.
Governor Murphy Announces Recommendations from the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force
The recommendations include the imposition of a ban by the Legislature on the sale of flavored electronic smoking devices and products.
YTAG kids traveled from Sussex, Atlantic, Burlington and Mercer to attend Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement of a proposed ban on flavored e cigarettes.
Recommendations Issued Pursuant to Executive Order No. 84. Through Executive Order No. 84, Governor Murphy called for an Electronic Smoking Device Task Force to provide recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature that outline a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to protect New Jerseyans and to educate the public, particularly youth, about the risks of electronic smoking devices.
Healthcare Providers: Keep Flu Vaccine in Stock
Get ready for the 2019-2020 Flu Season! The NJ Department of Health would like to announce that there are currently no limitations on ordering influenza vaccine for healthcare providers who participate in the New Jersey Vaccines for Children (VFC) and/or 317-Funded Adult Program.
Fight the Bite!
When infected insects (such as mosquitoes and ticks) bite a person, they can spread vector-borne illnesses such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis, West Nile Virus and Lyme disease.
How to find a healthcare facility
Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.
Harm Reduction Centers
Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
In The News
Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Paterson, NJ
People who purchased produce at a Paterson retail food business between September 30 and October 5 are advised to discard it.
NJDOH Announces First Death Associated With National Vaping Outbreak
The Department announced the first New Jersey death associated with the national vaping outbreak.
Department of Health Confirms Two Additional Human Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis
New Jersey now has three cases.
First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health Announce $10.5M Federal Grant to Improve Maternal Health
This funding will support the work of the New Jersey Maternity Care Quality Collaborative (NJMCQC).
New Jersey Department of Health Urges Residents to Take Steps to Prevent the Flu
Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue to occur as late as May.
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