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Department of Health

COVID-19 Focus

Commissioner Persichilli receives her COVID-19 vaccination

Commissioner Persichilli: Vaccination is Safe, Register Now

A new TV ad features the Commissioner receiving her own vaccine dose.

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New PSAs featuring former Presidents and former First Ladies

New PSAs featuring former Presidents and former First Ladies

PSA encourages Americans to get the facts and learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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The Department's improved Long-Term Care page includes information about current outbreaks, reopening status, and other resources for residents and their families.

The Department's improved Long-Term Care page includes information about current outbreaks, reopening status, and other resources for residents and their families.

Long Term Care Resources
Get Covered NJ

Get Covered NJ

New Health Care Plan Program to Make Coverage More Affordable

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Visit the NJDOH Maternal Data Center

Visit the NJDOH Maternal Data Center

The Department is committed to using research, data, and state-wide outreach collaboratives to end preventable morbidity.

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Spotlight

WIC Participant Portal
WIC Participant Portal

Food assistance support for low-income communities is still accessible through the pandemic.

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Healthy New Jersey 2030
Healthy New Jersey 2030

NJ’s health improvement plan topics include access to quality care, healthy communities, healthy families, and healthy living.

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Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities
Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities

The Department now accepts secure online payments. Can pay via electronic check or credit card.

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Harm Reduction Centers
Harm Reduction Centers

Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne pathogens.

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New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)
New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

NJSHAD provides access to public health datasets, statistics, and information on the health status of New Jerseyans.

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In The News

With COVID-19 Numbers Trending Decisively in the Right Direction, Governor Murphy Announces Additional Easing of Restrictions

With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Governor Murphy today announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating, and an end to the outdoor gathering limit.

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Statement from New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recommended that the pause on the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine be lifted and that use of the vaccine can resume.

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New Jersey Department of Health Highlights Importance of Vaccination During National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) highlights the importance of protecting infants and young children from vaccine-preventable diseases. A primary focus is to ensure families stay on track for their children’s well-child visits and routinely recommended vaccinations, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, NIIW will be celebrated April 24-May 1, 2021.

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Governor Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

Given the increased risk of spreading COVID-19 for both residents who travel outside the state and for visitors into the state, New Jersey continues to strongly discourage unvaccinated individuals from engaging in non-essential interstate travel at this time. CDC recommends travel be deferred until individuals are fully vaccinated.

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New Jersey Department of Health Partners with NJ Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics on Approaches to Improve Screening Rates For Lead

The number of New Jersey children tested for lead exposure declined 20 percent last year, consistent with a Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) study that found COVID-19 adversely affected identification of children with elevated blood lead levels due to the closure of many medical offices, schools and day care centers last spring.

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Governor Murphy Reaffirms Commitment to End the Opioid Epidemic, Releases Final 2020 Year-End Overdose Death Data

The 2020 year-end data shows the loss of 3,046 New Jerseyans to suspected overdose deaths, closely comparable to 3,021 suspected overdose deaths in 2019, during a year impacted by the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Jersey Department of Health Launches COVID-19 Website for Long-Term Care Transparency

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced the launch of a new long-term care webpage, providing a user-friendly portal to identify the reopening status of facilities in the state, information on current outbreaks, frequently asked questions, and resources for residents, families, and staff.

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