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New Jersey Opioid Data Dashboard

New Jersey Opioid Data Dashboard

The Opioid Data Dashboard uses interactive data visualizations to display opioid and other drug-related overdose indicators for public health practitioners, researchers, policy-makers, and the public. 

    

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DOH Sponsors Regional Health Equity Forums

DOH Sponsors Regional Health Equity Forums

In Recognition of National Minority Health Month, DOH's Office of Minority & Multicultural Health will be hosting two Healthy Equity forums on April 4 and April 18, 2019.

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Preventing Gun Violence in NJ: A Call to Action

Preventing Gun Violence in NJ: A Call to Action

Rutgers-New Brunswick to introduce the Center on Gun Violence Research and allow for a broad audience to engage in a conversation about preventing gun violence in NJ and throughout the country.

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New Jersey Switching to State-Based Marketplace

On 3/22/2019, Governor Murphy announced that the State of New Jersey will move to a State-Based Health Exchange for the year 2021.

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DOH Seeking Advisory Council Members

DOH Seeking Advisory Council Members

The Department is accepting membership applications for the Healthy New Jersey 2030 Advisory Council.

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Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey

Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey

Download materials from the 11/28/2018 Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: Thriving Communities Transofrm Lives conference

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New Jersey Flu Honor Roll

New Jersey Flu Honor Roll

Sign up!  The New Jersey Flu Honor Roll represents champions who have taken the lead in implementing flu prevention activities within their organization or institution.

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New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

The New Jersey Center for Health Statistics’ State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) System provides access to public health datasets and information on the health status of New Jersey residents.

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State's Adults Among Least Obese in U.S.

State's Adults Among Least Obese in U.S.

CDC’s most recent adult obesity data shows that New Jersey has the 14th lowest adult obesity rate in the nation.

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Testing and Services for HIV and STDs

Testing and Services for HIV and STDs

Zoom-in on the map to find HIV and STD testing & services near you.

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How Healthy is Your County?

How Healthy is Your County?

Annual Ranking by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute


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About the Office of Population Health

The Office of Population Health is focused on improving health outcomes for New Jersey residents at all life stages. Core activities are to use data to drive measurable health improvements, identify and target vulnerable populations for interventions, to eliminate health disparities, and promote collaboration across sectors to develop health in policies, and achieve health equity.

What is 'Population Health'?

State Health Improvement Plan Dashboard

 

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 Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the State's Health Improvement Plan and its health promotion and disease prevention agenda.  The vision of Healthy New Jersey 2020 is a state where all people live long, healthy lives.

Health in All Policy

The Department of Health promotes the application of all health in all policies to ensure the best outcomes for New Jersey residents. As described by the CDC, Health in All Policies applies health consideration into policymaking processes outside the health sector and where people live, work and play. NJ goverment agencies apply this practice whenever possible. Some examples:

New Jersey State Health Assessment 2018

  

Accreditation

We are accredited! The New Jersey Department of Health is proud to call ourselves a Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accredited public health department.

NJ Accredited Health Departments

Last Reviewed: 4/12/2019