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DMHAS Integration

To improve health outcomes for residents across NJ, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is now part of the Department of Health.

New Webpage

DMHAS Integration

To improve health outcomes for residents across NJ, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is now part of the Department of Health.

New Webpage

Drumthwacket Goes Pink

The Governor’s Official Residence, will Go Pink on Friday, October 20 to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Childhood Lead Exposure

County and local health agencies can apply for up to $10 million in funding to test more children for lead exposure.

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Petting Zoo Safety

Outbreaks of E. coli infections have been associated with touching animals at petting zoos. Protect your family.

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Get #teSTD4baby

Our “Protect Your Baby from Syphilis” awareness campaign educates pregnant women, their partners and clinicians about the importance of getting tested and treated for syphilis.

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Newsletter

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

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In the Spotlight

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Safe Sleep

When you lay a baby down to sleep, be sure sleep time is a safe time! Place babies on their backs. They should not share their sleep surfaces with adults, pets or other children, even their own twin.

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Hurricane Relief

NJ stands ready to assist victims in need by offering resources & raising awareness of how to help.

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NJ Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report

NJ Cancer Registry report shows a slight decline in invasive cancer diagnoses.

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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.

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#kNOwLEAD

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

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Autism Resources for Families

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

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E-Cigarettes

Youth are vulnerable to e-cigarette advertisements.

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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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Last Reviewed: 10/19/2017