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NJ Medical Marijuana Dispensaries May Post Prices

Learn more about this change and other developments in the Medicinal Marijuana Program.

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NJ Medical Marijuana Dispensaries May Post Prices

Learn more about this change and other developments in the Medicinal Marijuana Program.

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Early Intervention

You DO NOT need a doctor's referral if you notice a child is not meeting developmental milestones and think they may be eligible for Early Intervention Services.

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SIDS Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. Read Governor Murphy's proclamation.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Department’s NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (NJCEED) provides free screening services to uninsured low-income residents.

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Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner

To better support NJ's medical examiner system, the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner joined the New Jersey Department of Health effective Sept. 1.

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Psychiatric Hospitals Improving

Under Gov. Murphy, NJ's psychiatric hospitals have shown improvements and will continue modernizing clinical care and rectifying long-standing patient safety issues.

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Lyme Disease

Don't let a tick make you sick! Lyme disease and other illnesses are spread by the bites of infected ticks. Use insect repellent and check yourself, children and pets after time outdoors.

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Social Media

Follow Health Commissioner Elnahal on Twitter. Follow DOH on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Press Releases

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Newsletter

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

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In the Spotlight

2018 State Health Assessment Data

The State Health Assessment provides a data-driven resource that describes New Jersey's health related strengths as well as its leading health challenges.

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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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Maternal Mortality Challenge

Do you have innovative ways NJ can improve maternal mortality? Join us in partnership with the New Jersey Innovation Institute to address this problem.

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Behavioral Health Care

The uninsured rate among low-income people with substance use disorder declined more in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act than those that did not.

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West Nile Virus Reports

DOH publishes weekly reports on West Nile Virus and other vector-borne diseases during their active seasons.

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NJ Hopeline

Need someone to talk to? NJ Hopeline is here to help. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Public Health Innovators

To recognize the exemplary work being done to improve health outcomes in New Jersey, the DOH has created the Public Health Innovators Awards.

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Fish Consumption Advisories

DOH and the NJDEP has updated recreational fish advisories as part of the state’s ongoing fish-safety monitoring program.

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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.

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Your Guide to Health in New Jersey

Last Reviewed: 10/17/2018