NJ Public Health Associations

New Jersey Association of County and City Health Officers
An association representing health officials of county and local health departments.

New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association
The association provides local boards of health with a mechanism for communicating with each other and for accessing information and training that might improve their ability to lead their communities toward improved health.

New Jersey Public Health Association
The association advances and supports the cause of public health in New Jersey.

New Jersey Environmental Health Association
Supports the professional growth of environmental health specialists, provides a unified and informed voice in the development of public health practice and policy, and enhances the ability of members to aptly promote environmental and public health.

New Jersey Society for Public Health Education
A professional organization of health educators, whose purpose is to promote, encourage, and contribute to the advancement of the health of all people through education by encouraging study, improving practices, and elevating standards in the field of public health education.

New Jersey Association of Public Health Nurse Administrators
The association promotes, protects and preserves the health of New Jersey residents through education and networking.

Planning and Systems Development

This program facilitates the implementation of Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey (Practice Standards).  This program works to increase public awareness and understanding of the role of public health and the functions of local health departments in protecting and promoting individual and community health.

Last Reviewed: 6/16/2016