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
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
NJDOH Releases State Fiscal Year 2018 Childhood Lead Report
Nearly 85 percent of toddlers who turned 3 during SFY2018 received at least one blood lead test in their lifetime—an increase of 7% over the previous year—and more than 191,000 children under 17 were screened for lead last year.
Department of Health Awards $2.3 Million To Local Health Agencies To Strengthen Communicable Disease Response
The funding includes nearly $2 million in grants of $95,000 each to 21 local health departments.
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
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 Reminds Residents It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
While flu vaccination is recommended before the end of October, getting vaccinated can be beneficial through the holiday season and beyond.
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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