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New Jersey Department of Health Joins in World AIDS Day Observances
Continuing to work toward the state’s goal to end the HIV epidemic by 2025, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) joins community and health partners throughout the state to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1 to support the more than 38,000 New Jersey residents living with HIV/AIDS, remember those lost, encourage all New Jerseyans aged 13–64 years to test for HIV at least once. It is also recommended that persons at higher risk for HIV infection, including sexually active gay and bisexual men should be tested at least annually. Those who test positive should seek treatment.
New Jersey Department of Health Encourages Flu Shot, COVID-19 Boosters Ahead of Holidays
With holiday gatherings kicking off this week with Thanksgiving, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is encouraging everyone 6 months of age and older to get their annual flu shot and COVID-19 booster when eligible, and is urging residents to take precautions as other respiratory illnesses, including Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV), continue to circulate.
COVID-19 Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities Continues Public Hearings
A final in-person public hearing and a virtual hearing session will be held in December by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities, which is charged with evaluating and making recommendations to help address the inequities that have led to the disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s communities of color.
New Jersey Department of Health Announces $116.5 Million in Investments to Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) today announced $116.5 million in grants that will help strengthen public health infrastructure across the state.
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