In the News

By the Numbers: The Jersey Shore

Make a visit to our state's beautiful beaches part of your healthy New Jersey summer.

Learn More

By the Numbers: The Jersey Shore

Make a visit to our state's beautiful beaches part of your healthy New Jersey summer.

Learn More

Logan Township Hazmat Information

A propylene leak in Logan Township, Gloucester County on May 25 prompted an evacuation. Learn more about propylene from our fact sheet.

Fact Sheet: Propylene

Population Health Summit

Join us for our second Population Health Summit on June 7 at Rider University. Don't forget to upload photos to social media using #PopHealthNJ that will be displayed at the summit.


Mosquito-Borne Diseases

As we move through mosquito season, it's important to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases like Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Learn how.


Knee Infections

A Health Hotline has been established at 1-866-448-2432 for public calls about knee infections in patients who had knee injections at a Monmouth County private medical practice.


#ZapZika Campaign

A public awareness campaign is underway to educate pregnant women and those considering travel about Zika virus risks.



Like the Department on Facebook to receive the latest updates.

Like Us


Follow the Department on Twitter to receive the latest updates.

Follow Us

Press Releases

Get the latest news from the Department of Health. Subscribe DOH News Information Service.



Read the latest edition of "Health Matters," the Department's newsletter.

Read the latest edition

In the Spotlight

Get #TeSTD

1 in 2 sexually active people will acquire an STD by age 25. Don't wait. Get #TeSTD. Download our posters in English and Spanish.


Southern Ocean Vaccination Update

About 900 children who received vaccinations at an Ocean County medical practice between November 2014 and July 2016 may need to be re-vaccinated.



Check out this video produced by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative about our #kNOwLEAD education campaign.


Autism Resources for Families

Early Intervention Services are among the many resources New Jersey offers people with autism and their families.



Youth are vulnerable to e-cigarette advertisements.


Healthy NJ 2020

Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the state’s health improvement plan for the decade. It is modeled after the federal Healthy People 2020 initiative and is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.


Health & Wellness

NJ Chronic Disease and Health Promotion Plan.


Rabies Testing Assessment to Begin

The Department of Health will temporarily partner with other state public health laboratories to provide rabies testing of animal specimens.

Learn More

What's New

Rules and

Vital Records

Health Happenings

Your Guide to Health in New Jersey

Last Reviewed: 5/26/2017