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Wanaque Center Adenovirus Outbreak

11/20: No new cases related to this outbreak.


Wanaque Center Adenovirus Outbreak

11/20: No new cases related to this outbreak.


Voorhees Pediatric Facility Adenovirus Outbreak

11/20: 10 cases related to this outbreak.


Ocean County Measles Outbreak

14 confirmed cases. These individuals could have exposed others to the infection while in Ocean County between Oct. 13 and Nov. 9.


Wanaque Center Inspection Report

We released the final report from the Oct. 21 inspection of the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell.


A. baumannii Investigation at University Hospital

We are investigating four Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit of University Hospital in Newark.


Medicinal Marijuana Program Now Serving 36,100 Patients

The number of patients in the program has more than doubled since Governor Murphy took office.


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Health Coverage Open Enrollment

Now’s the time to buy health insurance for next year. Open Enrollment runs November 1 to December 15.

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2018 State Health Assessment Data

The State Health Assessment provides a data-driven resource that describes New Jersey's health related strengths as well as its leading health challenges.


Lyme Disease

Don't let a tick make you sick! Lyme disease and other illnesses are spread by the bites of infected ticks. Use insect repellent and check yourself, children and pets after time outdoors.



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


Maternal Mortality Challenge

Do you have innovative ways NJ can improve maternal mortality? Join us in partnership with the New Jersey Innovation Institute to address this problem.


NJ Opioid Data Dashboard

Interactive data visualizations of opioid and other drug-related indicators for public health practitioners, researchers, policy-makers, and the public.


Fish Consumption Advisories

DOH and the NJDEP has updated recreational fish advisories as part of the state’s ongoing fish-safety monitoring program.


Healthy NJ 2020

Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the state’s health improvement plan for the decade. It is modeled after the federal Healthy People 2020 initiative and is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.


Health IT, Facts & Findings


Vital Records

Health Happenings

Your Guide to Health in New Jersey

Last Reviewed: 11/20/2018