Population Health

In the News…

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.

Learn More

DRAFT Climate and Health Profile Report

DRAFT Climate and Health Profile Report

The Climate Change and Public Health Working Group, under the umbrella of the Rutgers New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, recently issued a draft report that outlines anticipated impacts that a changing climate may have on the health of New Jerseyans. Literature citations to support public comments are encouraged. Public comments may be sent to njchp@ejb.rutgers.edu by the extended deadline of March 17, 2017.

Learn More

Seeking Public Comments

Seeking Public Comments

DOH proposes amendments and new rules at N.J.A.C. 8:42C establishing standards for licensure of inpatient hospice care providers. The public has until April 7, 2017, to comment on the proposal.

 

 

Learn More

Obesity Rates Trending Downward

Obesity Rates Trending Downward

While New Jersey once had one of the nations highest levels of childhood obesity, a CDC report suggest it is trending downward.

Learn More

Get #TeSTD

Get #TeSTD

Department launches social media campaign to highlight growing incidences of STDs

Learn More

SNAP - Education

SNAP - Education

Administered by Rutgers New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-Education, SNAP-Ed 4 Me provides smart shopping tips, recipes, cooking videos, and more using multiple technological, social media, and internet-based platforms.

In partnership with the New Jersey SNAP Program and Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

Learn More

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


Learn More

Study Shows Rural Americans at Higher Risk of Death

Study Shows Rural Americans at Higher Risk of Death

New CDC study shows that rural Americans are at higher risk of death from five leading causes

Learn More

What is Population Health?

Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.

 

State Health Improvement Plan Dashboard

Healthy NJ 2020 Logo

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.

Last Reviewed: 3/27/2017