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Department of Health

COVID-19 Focus

For Some Workers, Vaccinations or Regular Testing Will be Required by September 7

Governor Murphy Announces Vaccine Requirement for Some Workers

Workers in certain health care facilities and congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing

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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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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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In The News

New Jersey Department of Health Investigating Possible Cluster of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Essex County

As of July 30, NJDOH is aware of eight suspected cases of Legionnaires’ disease in individuals who reside in or visited Essex County, New Jersey. The cases were reported to NJDOH between July 16 through July 26, 2021. NJDOH is currently working with the local health departments in Essex County to investigate these cases.

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New Jersey Recognizes August as National Immunization Awareness Month

Governor Phil Murphy has declared August as National Immunization Awareness Month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. The Department encourages New Jerseyans to use National Immunization Awareness Month as an opportunity to make sure your vaccinations are up to date.

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Governor Murphy and Commissioner Persichilli Strongly Recommend Masking in Indoor Settings with Increased Risk

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Centers for Disease Control regarding masking, Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli today strongly recommended that both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents wear masks in indoor settings when there is increased risk.

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New Jersey Department of Health Recognizes World Hepatitis Day

In recognition of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis.

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Governor Murphy Signs Package of Bills Advancing New Jersey as National Leader in Lead Poisoning Prevention

Governor Murphy reaffirmed his commitment to address lead exposure in New Jersey and its harmful effects on public health and child development by signing a package of bills aimed protecting New Jersey’s families from lead poisoning. The legislation will require regular inspections for, and remediation of, lead-based paint hazards in residential rental properties and require the inventory, replacement, and financing of lead service lines throughout the state within the next 10 years.

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NJ Department of Health App Provides Consumers Access to Personal, Family COVID-19 Vaccination Record

In an effort to expand consumer access to immunization records, a new app from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) makes it easier for individuals and families vaccinated in the state to access their COVID-19 vaccination record. The free New Jersey consumer access Docket app is now available in the App store or on Google Play in English or Spanish depending on Smartphone settings.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislative Package to Address New Jersey’s Opioid Epidemic

Governor Phil Murphy signed a comprehensive legislative package into law to address the state’s opioid crisis through overdose prevention and recovery resilience. The six bills focus on overdose prevention by expanding low-barrier access to naloxone and bridges to medication assisted treatment; strengthens public health data; and builds resiliency among children and families impacted by the opioid crisis.

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40 Years of Extraordinary Progress in Reducing HIV

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting the first five cases of the syndrome of diseases later named AIDS. Four decades of advances in science and medicine have rendered what was once a deadly virus into a manageable chronic disease. But challenges remain to end the epidemic and reduce the disproportionate impact on Black and Latino individuals living with HIV.

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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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