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Milk Banking Rules Listening Session

On Oct. 21, the NJ Department of Health is hosting a listening session for stakeholders and the public to provide verbal or written testimony to help shape Milk Banking Regulations.

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New CDC Vital Signs Report

Low rates of vaccination during pregnancy leave moms, babies unprotected

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October is SIDS Awareness Month

About 3,500 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly each year.

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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.

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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.

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YTAG kids traveled from Sussex, Atlantic, Burlington and Mercer to attend Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement of a proposed ban on flavored e cigarettes.

YTAG kids traveled from Sussex, Atlantic, Burlington and Mercer to attend Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement of a proposed ban on flavored e cigarettes.

Recommendations Issued Pursuant to Executive Order No. 84. Through Executive Order No. 84, Governor Murphy called for an Electronic Smoking Device Task Force to provide recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature that outline a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to protect New Jerseyans and to educate the public, particularly youth, about the risks of electronic smoking devices.

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Ambulatory Care Facilities

The Department now accepts secure, online payments. Assessments can now be paid via Electronic Check or Credit Card. This new, easy option frees up time to care for patients.
• Create an Account
• Submit Credit Card or E-Check Payment
Pay via automatic ACH withdrawal

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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.

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How to find vital records

Birth, death, and marriage records available.

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Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

How to find a healthcare facility

Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

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Harm Reduction Centers

Harm Reduction Centers

Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Find HIV and STD testing, PrEP, and other services.

Get Tested

Find HIV and STD testing, PrEP, and other services.

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Meet NJSHAD

Meet NJSHAD

NJSHAD provides access to public health datasets on the health of New Jerseyans. 

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In The News

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.

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Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Paterson, NJ

People who purchased produce at a Paterson retail food business between September 30 and October 5 are advised to discard it.

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NJDOH Announces First Death Associated With National Vaping Outbreak

The Department announced the first New Jersey death associated with the national vaping outbreak. 

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Department of Health Confirms Two Additional Human Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

New Jersey now has three cases.

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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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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.

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