Healthy New Jersey

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breastfeeding awareness

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Check out NJ events being held during breastfeeding month.

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Population Health Summit

2019 Population Health Summit

Monday, September 23

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Fight the Bite NJ!

Fight the Bite!

When infected blood-sucking insects (such as mosquitoes and ticks) bite a person, they can spread vector-borne illnesses such as West Nile Virus and Lyme disease.

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Birth Certificate

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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Summer Meals for Kids

Summer Meals for Kids

Free summer meals available to kids and teens in NJ.

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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

NJDOH Issues Health Alert on Severe Lung Illness in People Who Report Vaping

DOH investigating 9 reports from healthcare facilities of severe lung illness in people who report vaping.

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NJDOH Confirms This Summer’s First Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Residents urged to take precautions against mosquitoes

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New Jersey Department of Health Statement on Hepatitis A in Mendham

NJDOH is working with the Mendham Township Health Department and the Mendham Golf and Tennis Club (MGTC) in response to a hepatitis A outbreak.

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NJDOH Encourages Back to School Vaccinations

Childhood vaccines protect against 16 serious diseases.

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Murphy Administration Leading Multi-Agency Efforts to Save Lives With Naloxone

Law enforcement and EMS have administered naloxone 27,442 times over the last two years. 

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State Names New Dental Director

This marks the first time in more than 30 years that New Jersey has had a Dental Director. 

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Medicinal Marijuana Program Triples Patient Count Since Start of Murphy Administration

1,000 physicians now participate in the program.

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