Population Health Spotlight

Community Conversations

Community Conversations

Pandemic Perspectives, NJ’s COVID-19 Storytelling Project

From August 2020 through March 2021, the project captured the experiences of residents with an emphasis on those who have faced increased risk as a result of the pandemic.

 

 

See the Top 6 Community Themes

New Jersey Opioid Data Dashboard

New Jersey Opioid Data Dashboard

The Opioid Data Dashboard uses interactive data visualizations to display opioid and other drug-related overdose indicators for public health practitioners, researchers, policy-makers, and the public. 

    

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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.

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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


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About the Office of Population Health

The Office of Population Health is focused on improving health outcomes for New Jersey residents at all life stages. Core activities are to use data to drive measurable health improvements, identify and target vulnerable populations for interventions, to eliminate health disparities, and promote collaboration across sectors to develop health in policies, and achieve health equity.

What is 'Population Health'?

State Health Improvement Planning

 

Healthy New Jersey (HNJ) is the overarching initiative that focuses on identifying and addressing NJ residents’ priority health needs. 

This is accomplished using two ongoing statewide collaborative processes -- the State Health Assessment and State Health Improvement Plan

Homelessness and Substance Use in New Jersey Report 2020

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Accreditation

We are accredited! The New Jersey Department of Health is proud to call ourselves a Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accredited public health department.

NJ Accredited Health Departments

Last Reviewed: 1/4/2022