Baby Be Well App
The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Baby Be Well app was designed to help families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life!
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.
Acting Commissioner Persichilli discusses New Jersey’s Maternal Health Report Card, which was featured at the Bloomberg American Health Summit 2019.
New CDC Vital Signs Report
Low rates of vaccination during pregnancy leave moms, babies unprotected
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
TerrAscend Issued Permit to Grow Medical Marijuana
NJDOH issued a permit to TerrAscend in Boonton Township to begin growing medical marijuana.
Governor Murphy Signs Legislative Package Protecting the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey
Governor Phil Murphy signed a package of bills to safeguard the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in New Jersey.
New Jersey Senate Confirms Judith Persichilli as Commissioner of Health
Persichilli began serving as Acting Commissioner in August 2019.
First Lady Tammy Murphy Hosts Family Festival in Jersey City to Fight New Jersey’s Maternal and Infant Health Crisis
On Saturday, January 11, First Lady Tammy Murphy hosted 2,100 mothers, fathers, grandparents, and others involved in taking care of a child at her sixth Family Festival in Jersey City.
Governor Murphy Signs “Paul’s Law” to Aid Students with Seizure Disorders
The law will authorize parents or guardians to request the use of an individualized health care plan for students with epilepsy or seizure disorders.
Murphy Administration Awards $7.8M to County Jails to Support Opioid Addiction Treatment
This funding will also create the critical community partnerships to ensure that treatment continues post-release.
New Jersey Department of Health Continues Efforts to Combat Overdose Epidemic
The Department continues to implement initiatives to help reverse the tide of the opioid epidemic in the state.
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