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Powassan Virus

Powassan virus is transmitted to humans by infected ticks.

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Powassan Virus

Powassan virus is transmitted to humans by infected ticks.

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DOH Issues Post-Wanaque Report

The report makes a number of recommendations for all long-term care facilities.

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NJ Department of Health Seeking New Alternative Treatment Centers

Applications are due August 15.

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Legionnaires' Cases in Union County

As of May 23, we are aware of 22 confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease in people who live in or visited Union County.

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Smaller Farms Can Now Become WIC-Authorized Farmers’ Markets

Any farmer or farmers’ market is encouraged to apply to the WIC program by calling 609-292-9560

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Maternal Data Center

Too many unnecessary surgical births are performed in New Jersey. Check out our Maternal Data Center.

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Medicinal Marijuana Program Serving 47,790 Patients

972 physicians and 1,928 caregivers also participate in the program.

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In the Spotlight

Tips from Former Smokers

CDC's Tips from Former Smokers campaign, now in its 8th year, raises awareness about the dangers of smoking and motivates smokers to quit.

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Focus on HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 150 related viruses, some of which can lead to cancer. Vaccination offers protection.

Data Brief

Syringe Access

One of New Jersey’s many initiatives to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS is supporting syringe access and needle exchange programs.

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Healthy New Jersey 2030

Planning is now underway for Healthy New Jersey 2030! Learn about the HNJ2030 initiative and how to get involved.

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Meet NJSHAD

The NJSHAD system provides on-demand access to public health datasets, statistics and information on the health status of New Jerseyans.

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NJ Opioid Data Dashboard

Interactive data visualizations of opioid and other drug-related indicators for public health practitioners, researchers, policy-makers, and the public.

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Last Reviewed: 6/11/2019