COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

NJ State & Federal Guidance

Understanding Your Risk
How to Protect Yourself & Others
Improving Ventilation in Your Home

COVID-19 In Your Community (County Levels)
COVID-19 DATA Tracker & Full Surveyance Metrics

Other Health Concerns In the News

CDC Monkeypox
NJ DOH Monkeypox

CDC Clinical Update:
Monkeypox in People with HIV, Children, Adolescents, Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

CDC Polio
NJ DOH Polio

NY State Department of Health: Polio, What to Know

Baby Formula Shortage Concerns

NJ State Information & Resources
Federal Guidance & Resources

State Services & Resources

Special Child Health Services 
Autism Information & Resources 
Asthma Information & Resources 

Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Bloodspot Screening  
Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects

Early Intervention System (EIS)
(Developmental and Early Learning Assistance)

NJ Regional Early Intervention Collaboratives (REICs)
(County Based EIS Support Services)

Special Needs/Family Centered Care Services
(Specialized Pediatric & Family Support Services)

Special Needs/Case Management Units
(County Based Coordination of Care)

New Jersey Healthcare Facilities & Services 
New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired 

NJ Disability Services & Resources Directory
(Comprehensive Booklet which includes NJ State,
County, Community & Professional Services & Resources)

Office of Autism (Division of Developmental Disabilities, DHS)
Autism, A Family Guide to Navigating the NJ Service System for Individuals
with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities

Autism Screening & Services
Child Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services 
Crises Response Services for Children with Behavioral Health Needs 

Register Ready: Emergency Response Registry for Families with Children with Special Needs 

It is recommended that families with children with special or chronic medical needs contact
their Local Police/Emergency Medical Services to pre-coordinate an emergency response plan
to be used as needed.

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (Assistance with Extraordinary Medical Bills)

Office of Advocacy (NJ Department of Children and Families)  
Governor's Council on Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Governor's Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism 

Communicable Diseases and Health Topics (A to Z List) 
NJ Department of Health: In the News & Current Health Issues

Federal Resources

Baby Formula Shortage

Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Developmental Milestones 

Parent Training and Information Center
Genetics, Home Reference (US National Library of Medicine) 
Parent Concerns/Developmental Stages: Learn the Signs & Act Early 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): FAQs & Information for Parents and Families 
CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) In the News/Current Health Issues

Community Resources

Parent to Parent 

Family Voices NJ
The Arc of New Jersey
Regional Family Support Planning Councils

RX 4 NJ (Prescription Assistance)
NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources)

Autism Support & Service Organizations 
Asthma Support & Resource Organizations

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network 
Family to Family Health Information Center 

Advocates for Children in New Jersey (ACNJ)   
New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (AAP Website for Parents)
National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Just in Time Parenting
(Month by Month Child & Parent Health E-Newsletters) 

New Jersey Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
(The Center for Sensory and Complex Disabilities at The College of New Jersey)

Baby Formula Shortage (American Academy of Pediatrics,
Relactation: Starting Over with Breastfeeding (American Academy of Pediatrics,

Transportation Services

NJ Access Link (NJ TRANSIT ADA Paratransit Program) 
New Jersey Travel Independence Program (NJTIP @ Rutgers)

LogistiCare, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for Medicaid Clients 
DHS, Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services, Medical Transportation 

NJ 211 (Search Tool for Local Transportation Services) 
NJ Transit (Public Transportation Services for Families with Special Needs) 
NJ Find a Ride (Search Tool for County Based Transportation Services for Families with Special Needs) 

Professional Resources

Building a Medical Home for Children 
National Human Genome Research Institute 
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities 
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development