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Vital Records

The Office of Vital Statistics and Registry registers vital events and maintains the following vital records:

  • Birth records from 1923 to present
  • Marriage records from 1941 to present
  • Death records from 1941 to present
  • Domestic partnership records from 2004
  • Civil union records from 2007
  • Certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth from 1969
  • Adoption records - foreign and domestic

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Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides wholesome food, nutrition education and community support for eligible women who are pregnant and post-partum with infants and children up to five years old.

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In the News

Health Officials Investigate Seven Additional Cases of Legionnaires' Diseases Reported in Mercer County, Urge Precautions to Reduce Risk of Legionella Growth

As part of an ongoing investigation by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) into Legionnaires' disease among residents in Mercer County in areas served by Trenton Water Works (TWW), seven cases of Legionnaires' disease have been reported between October 2022 and March 2023. The seven cases occurred in Trenton, Ewing Township, Lawrence Township, and Hamilton Township. Of the seven, two individuals have died.

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New Jersey Department of Health Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day March 24

With about one-quarter of the world’s population infected with tuberculosis, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) joins in commemorating World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to focus continued efforts on disease education, control and prevention.

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Health Commissioner Persichelli Statement on CDC Recommendation on Pfizer Booster for Ages 6 Months to 4 Years Old

The recommendation by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expands the use of the bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for children ages 6 months through 4 years old who have completed their three-dose primary series with the monovalent (single strain) Pfizer vaccine

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New Jersey Department of Health Initiative Targets Overdose Hotspots

In response to growing racial disparities in overdose deaths, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is launching a new overdose hotspot outreach initiative, prioritizing areas of the state with high disparities and high rates of overdose among Black residents.

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