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New Jersey's Strategic Plan to End HIV Epidemic by 2025

NJ Department of Health Releases Proposal by New Jersey Taskforce to End the HIV Epidemic by 2025

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N.J. Department of Health Encourages HIV Testing in Observance of National HIV Testing Day

 

As part of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) recommends that adolescents and adults get tested for HIV as part of a regular self-care routine.

 

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Murphy Administration Launches Healthy Community Planning New Jersey Website to Assist Municipalities in Understanding and Addressing Environmental Threats to Public Health

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) today announced the launch of the Healthy Community Planning New Jersey (HCPNJ) website, which provides municipal-level reports to help local governments and the public better understand and address environmental threats to public health faced by their communities.

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N.J. Department of Health Announces Probable Case of Monkeypox; Risk to New Jerseyans Remains Low 

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) today announced the first probable case of monkeypox in the state.  A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a North Jersey individual on June 18. A confirmatory test for the monkeypox virus – one of the viruses associated with the orthopoxvirus genus – will be done by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health believes that the risk to New Jerseyans remains low.

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Statement from Governor Murphy and Commissioner Persichilli on Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 6 Months Through 5 Years

On June 17, the FDA authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children 6 months of age to 4 years of age and the Moderna vaccine for children 6 months through 5 years of age.  Today, the CDC announced its recommendation that enables everyone 6 months of age and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Murphy Administration Announces Pilot Program to Assist Children and Families Affected by Addiction

A.G. General Matthew J. Platkin, Department of Children and Families Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer, and Department of Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman are launching a new program to train law enforcement how to interact with children and families impacted by addiction and connect them with systems of care.

 

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New Jersey Department of Health Announces $250,000 Grant Opportunity to Integrate Health Care for Military, Veterans, and First Responders

The New Jersey Department of Health announced a $250,000 grant opportunity to support the creation of a new pilot program or to support an existing program focused on integrating primary care, behavioral health, palliative care, hospice, and telehealth services for members of the military, veterans, and first responders. This one-year grant opportunity is available to New Jersey hospitals and healthcare systems.

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Court Orders Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center into Temporary Receivership Due to Health, Safety Concerns

 

To ensure the health and safety of the residents of the Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center in Andover, a Superior Court Judge today signed an order placing the nursing home in receivership.

 

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Governor Murphy Announces Free Entry to State Parks Beginning Memorial Day Weekend

Governor Phil Murphy announced today that, as of Memorial Day Weekend, entry to all New Jersey state parks, forests, and recreation areas will be free of charge this summer. Presented in the FY 2023 budget proposal, the one-year state parks fee holiday is one of several fee waivers and programs designed to advance affordability and opportunity in New Jersey.

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First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces Launch of Connecting NJ to Better Support Families 

First Lady Tammy Murphy today introduced Connecting NJ, New Jersey’s first-of-its-kind network of partners and agencies dedicated to helping New Jersey families thrive. The website – www.NJ.gov/ConnectingNJ – centralizes information and referrals to state and local wellness services, including healthcare for mothers and children, early education programs, domestic violence support, addiction treatment, financial and housing assistance, home visiting programs, behavioral health services, and more. As a single point of entry for community members in need, Connecting NJ simplifies the process of accessing care.

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Murphy Administration Announces Action to Seek Appointment of a Receiver at Woodland Behavioral & Nursing Center Due to Health, Safety Concerns

Over concerns about residents’ health and safety, Governor Phil Murphy, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, and Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the State has filed an action in Superior Court seeking a court order to appoint a receiver at Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center at Andover. If appointed, the receiver will assume control over the facility’s operations as appropriate next steps are taken to ensure the health and safety of residents in this nursing home.

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Statement From N.J. Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli on CDC Expansion of Boosters to Ages 5 through 11

Everyone ages 5 and older who has completed their primary series is now eligible for a booster dose to further enhance their protection against the COVID-19 virus and its variants.

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NJ Transitioning to Electronic Benefits Transfer Card for 98,000 Households Participating in WIC Program

New Jersey’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is transitioning from paper checks to an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system with e-WIC cards that will make shopping and payment easier for 98,000 households and over 850 participating stores across the state.

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Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care Resources

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New Jersey Maternal Health Data Center
New Jersey Maternal Data Center

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Divert status for NJ emergency rooms
Divert Status for New Jersey Emergency Rooms

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WIC Participant Portal
WIC Participant Portal

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Healthy New Jersey 2030
Healthy New Jersey 2030

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Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities
Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities

Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities

Harm Reduction Centers
Harm Reduction Centers

New Jersey Harm Reduction Centers

New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)
New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

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