What You Need to Know About Hepatitis A
NJDOH has identified an increase in the number of HAV cases among persons reporting homelessness, drug use, Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and recent incarceration.
New CDC Vital Signs Report
Low rates of vaccination during pregnancy leave moms, babies unprotected
Governor Murphy Announces Recommendations from the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force
The recommendations include the imposition of a ban by the Legislature on the sale of flavored electronic smoking devices and products.
Governor Murphy, Congressman Gottheimer Announce New Efforts to Ensure New Jersey Schools Have Access to Clean Water
The Administration will implement a three-pronged approach to enhance key lead testing and remediation regulations and policies.
Healthcare Providers: Keep Flu Vaccine in Stock
Get ready for the 2019-2020 Flu Season! The NJ Department of Health would like to announce that there are currently no limitations on ordering influenza vaccine for healthcare providers who participate in the New Jersey Vaccines for Children (VFC) and/or 317-Funded Adult Program.
How to find a healthcare facility
Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.
Harm Reduction Centers
Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
In The News
Most NJ Adults are Aware of the Dangers of Vaping, Don’t Want their Kids to Start
Department of Health Poll Highlights Public Views on E-Cigarettes/Vaping
Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Somerville, NJ
People who made deli purchases at the ShopRite in Somerville between October 13 and October 31 are advised to discard them.
Governors Meet at Regional Cannabis Regulation and Vaping Summit
Governor Phil Murphy, joined by his gubernatorial counterparts and legislative leaders and officials from New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, discussed a collaborative joint regional approach to cannabis and vaping legislation and policies.
New Jersey Department of Health Urges Residents to Take Steps to Prevent the Flu
Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue to occur as late as May.
First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health Announce $10.5M Federal Grant to Improve Maternal Health
This funding will support the work of the New Jersey Maternity Care Quality Collaborative (NJMCQC).
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