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December 28, 2010 2011 Medicare Open Enrollment for Prescription Drugs and Health Plans Ends December 31
December 28, 2010 Winter Weather Hazards Have Arrived and Preparation is Key
December 28, 2010 Acting Governor Sweeney Rescinds State of Emergency
December 27, 2010 Acting Governor Sweeney Continues Statewide Weather State of Emergency, Closes State Offices
December 20, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:2A Death Certificates
December 20, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:88A Governing Planning and Service Areas and Area Agencies on Aging
December 17, 2010 Winter is Here! Beware of Hypothermia and Frostbite!
December 16, 2010 Chronic Disease Self-Management Help Now Available Online for NJ Residents Better Choices, Better Health™ helps people manage their symptoms and take control of their health
December 15, 2010 Veterans In-Home Assistance Program Started in NJ to Go National in 2011 Nursing home diversion program currently in Bergen, Morris and Somerset
December 13, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Joins the Veterans Health Administration and the Administration on Aging to Highlight Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services Program
December 09, 2010 Winter Blues or Something More Serious?
Seasonal Affective Disorder affects Mental Health
December 09, 2010 Washing Hands is a Serious Health Issue
National Hand Washing Week is 12/4/10 – 12/10/10
December 07, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Reminds Residents to Get Their Flu Shots; December 5-11 is National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 07, 2010 Health Matters!
December 01, 2010 New Jersey Observes World AIDS Day December 1 Stop the Spread of HIV: Get Tested
December 01, 2010 New Jersey Releases Health Assessment on Cancer and Chromium Waste Sites in Jersey City
November 30, 2010 Ayude a salvar una vida: inscríbase en Be The Match Registry® y sea donante de medula ósea
November 23, 2010 Help Save a Life: Join the Be The Match Registry® and Become a Bone Marrow Donor
November 22, 2010 Don’t Let Food-Related Illness Spoil the Holidays
November 18, 2010 Statement from Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh on New Jersey’s efforts to reduce obesity
November 17, 2010 Dr. Alaigh discusses health issues on Active Adults Radio Show
November 17, 2010 To Stay Healthy During Long Holiday Trips, Get up and Move! Stretching, Standing, Walking Can Help Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots
November 16, 2010 Get Smart about Antibiotics
November 16, 2010 November is Diabetes Awareness Month
November 15, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes Medicinal Marijuana Rules N.J.A.C. 8:64 Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules
November 04, 2010 Health and Senior Services Deputy Commissioner Receives Influenza Vaccine to Highlight the Importance of Vaccination
November 01, 2010 Commissioner of Health and Senior Services Urges All Health Care Professionals to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu
November 01, 2010 DHSS Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:18 Newborn Biochemical Screening
November 01, 2010 DHSS Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:57A Cancer Registry
November 01, 2010 MEDIA ADVISORY: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Promote Flu Vaccinations for Health Care Workers
October 29, 2010 MEDIA ADVISORY: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Promote Flu Vaccination for Health Care Workers
October 25, 2010 MEDIA ADVISORY -- Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Join in Announcement of New Regional Medical School Campus in NJ
October 18, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:2B Certificate of Domestic Partnership with Amendments
October 18, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Encourages Flu Vaccination
October 15, 2010 Revised Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Visit Gloucester County Pediatric Flu Clinic to Encourage Vaccination
October 15, 2010 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Visit Gloucester County Pediatric Flu Clinic to Encourage Vaccination
October 12, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Attends Ocean County HealthEASE Anniversary Celebration
October 06, 2010 DHSS Releases Draft Rules for Medicinal Marijuana
September 27, 2010 Commissioner Alaigh Presented Council of Medical Affairs "Charaka Award" by the Association of Indians in America
September 23, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Alaigh Participates in Event to Raise Cancer Awareness in the South Asian Community Commemorates Minority and Multicultural Health Month
September 23, 2010 Dr. Poonam Alaigh, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services will be honored by the Association of Indians in America on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 in NY
September 16, 2010 NJ Reports First Death of Patient Who Tested Positive for West Nile Virus
September 16, 2010 DHSS Laboratory, Emergency Preparedness Staff Receive FBI Commendation for Role in White Powder Incidents
September 16, 2010 Poonam Alaigh, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services to Attend East Orange General Hospital Annual Health Fair In Observance of Minority and Multicultural Health Month
September 16, 2010 Poonam Alaigh, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services to Attend 3rd Annual “Save Latin America Annual Cultural Wellness Fair” In Observance of Minority and Multicultural Health Month
September 09, 2010 Trenton Faith-Based Group Joins Shaping NJ Effort to Make Communities Healthier
September 08, 2010 MEDIA ADVISORY: Trenton Church Joins Effort to Help Make Communities Healthier
September 02, 2010 Commissioner Alaigh Urges New Jersey Residents to Take Hurricane Precautions
September 01, 2010 Minority and Multicultural Health Month Kicks Off September 1
August 31, 2010 Parent Possibilities! NJ Parent Link Connects Parents and Professionals to State’s First Early Childhood Web Site
August 30, 2010 Media Advisory: Minority and Multicultural Health Month Kicks Off September 1 at UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School
August 30, 2010 Three Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed In New Jersey
August 16, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:43G, Hospital Licensing Standards, with Amendments
August 16, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt with Amendments, Repeals and New Rules, N.J.A.C. 8:85, Long Term Care Services, which Regulates Nursing Facilities.
August 16, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt without Change N.J.A.C. 8:59, the Worker and Community Right to Know Act Rules
August 16, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services proposes the readoption without change of N.J.A.C. 8:8, Collection, Processing, Storage and Distribution of Blood
August 11, 2010 August is National Immunization Awareness Month
July 29, 2010 DHSS Begins New Drug Benefit Program for Individuals with HIV/AIDS
July 19, 2010 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Alaigh Testifies Before the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on DHSS Budget for Reproductive Health Services
July 19, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:2 Birth Certificates
July 19, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes New Rules and Amendments to Standards Applicable to All Licensed Facilities, to Establish and Require Use of “Universal Transfer Form”
July 12, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Launches Updated Web-Based Program --Hippocrates Provides Information Sharing Across State Borders--
July 07, 2010 Find a Senior Center On-line
July 06, 2010 DHSS Urges Residents to Avoid the Health Dangers of Extreme Heat
July 06, 2010 DHSS Proposes the Readoption of N.J.A.C. 8:20, which Establishes the Birth Defects Registry.
June 28, 2010 DHSS and NJ Interagency Council on Osteoporosis Honor Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Volunteers and Professionals
June 21, 2010 Have Fun This Summer, but Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus
June 08, 2010 Preliminary Charity Care Data Released; Revised Formula and More Equitable Distribution Maintain Health Care Safety Net
June 04, 2010 New Jersey Lower than Expected in One Type of Healthcare-Associated Infection
June 04, 2010 Commissioner Urges Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries to Save Money on Healthcare, Prescription Costs
May 24, 2010 May is National Stroke Awareness Month
May 19, 2010 DHSS recognizes New Jersey’s Emergency Responders As part of Emergency Medical Services Week --May 16 through May 22—
May 19, 2010 Report Finds Hexavalent Chromium Poses a Public Health Risk to a Garfield Neighborhood
May 17, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:34, the Rules for Licensing Nursing Home Administrators and Rules Regulating the Nursing Home Administrators Board, With Repeals, Amendments and New Rules
May 17, 2010 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes the Readoption Without Change of N.J.A.C. 8:61, which Sets Forth Certain Programs and Protections for Persons with HIV/AIDS
May 11, 2010 Statewide Partnership Moves to Combat Obesity in New Jersey
May 04, 2010 Cardiac Surgery Death Rate Remains Low
April 27, 2010 DHSS Commissioner Alaigh Testifies Before the Senate Budget Committee
April 27, 2010 New Jersey Marks National Infant Immunization Week Love them, Protect them, Immunize Them
April 21, 2010 DHSS to Release Statistical Analysis of Cancer Incidence in Pompton Lakes; Will Outline Next Steps to Address Residents' Concerns
April 19, 2010 New Jersey Celebrates Donate Life Month Encourages organ donation among residents
April 15, 2010 New Jersey Celebrates “Donate A Life Month” Encourages organ donation among residents
April 15, 2010 DHSS Recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day
April 14, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Weekly Update: Week of April 12, 2010
April 08, 2010 New Jersey to Hold Sixth Statewide H1N1 Workshop
April 07, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Update: Week of April 5, 2010
April 05, 2010 April 5 – 11 is National Public Health Week; Healthy Lifestyle Helps Prevent Chronic Disease
March 31, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Update: Week of March 29, 2010
March 30, 2010 DHSS Expresses Appreciation For New Jersey’s Physicians on National Doctors’ Day
March 26, 2010 Dra. Poonam Alaigh juramentada como Comisionada del Departamento de Salud y Servicios a Envejecientes de NJ
March 26, 2010 Dr. Poonam Alaigh Sworn in as Health and Senior Services Commissioner
March 25, 2010 State Awarded $11.4 Million Grant for Electronic Health Records
March 24, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Update: Week of March 22, 2010
March 18, 2010 DHSS COMISIONADA INTERINA DRA. POONAM ALAIGH TESTIFICA ANTE EL COMITÉ JURÍDICO DEL SENADO DE NJ
March 17, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Update: Week of March 15, 2010
March 15, 2010 DHSS ACTING COMMISSIONER DR. POONAM ALAIGH TESTIFIES BEFORE THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
March 10, 2010 DHSS H1N1 Update: Week of March 8, 2010
March 08, 2010 Residentes de Nueva Jersey, nacidos en Puerto Rico tendrán que obtener nuevos certificados de nacimiento
March 08, 2010 New Jersey Residents Born in Puerto Rico Will Have to Obtain New Birth Certificates
March 08, 2010 DHSS Investiga infecciones relacionadas con inyecciones estéticas
March 05, 2010 DHSS Investigating Infections Related to Cosmetic Injections
March 03, 2010 H1N1 Update: Week of March 1, 2010
February 24, 2010 H1N1 Weekly Update: Week of February 22, 2010
February 17, 2010 DHSS Weekly H1N1 Report Week of February 16, 2010
February 10, 2010 State Office Closures: Feb 10, 2010
February 05, 2010 DHSS Observa el día nacional de Reconocimiente de VIH/SIDA en la comunidad afroamericana
February 05, 2010 DHSS Observes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Awards $250,000 to “Status is Everything” Campaign
February 04, 2010 Children in Need Get Free Dental Care through Give Kids A Smile!®
January 27, 2010 Weekly Report for Jan. 25, 2010
January 26, 2010 Deputy Commissioner to visit Ewing H1N1 Flu Clinic to Stress Vaccination
January 20, 2010 Weekly Report for January 18, 2010
January 14, 2010 DHSS Deputy Commissioner Attends Senior H1N1 Vaccine Clinic to Highlight National Influenza Vaccination Week
January 13, 2010 Weekly Report for Jan. 11, 2010
January 11, 2010 Health and Senior Services Deputy Commissioner Receives H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Highlights National Influenza Vaccination Week
January 07, 2010 Health and Senior Services Deputy Commissioner Receives H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Highlights National Influenza Vaccination Week
January 06, 2010 DHSS Adds Social Networks to Communicate About H1N1; Follow DHSS on Facebook, Twitter
January 04, 2010 DHSS Proposes the Readoption of N.J.A.C. 8:42C, Hospice Licensing Standards, with Amendments and a Repeal

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