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December 21, 2011 DHSS Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd Visits Morris Hall Nursing Home to Help Spread Holiday Cheer
December 14, 2011 Mary O’Dowd, la Comisionada de Salud y Servicios para Personas Mayores, promueve la importancia de la donación de órganos
December 13, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner O'Dowd Promotes Importance of Organ Donation
December 12, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Visits NJ Sharing Network to Highlight Need for Organ Donors
December 12, 2011 New Jersey Strengthens Commitment to Autism Research by Offering $8 million in Grants to Establish The NJ Autism Center of Excellence Coordinating Center, Program Sites
December 08, 2011 DHSS Announces Increase in Income Limits for Key Programs for Low-Income Seniors
December 07, 2011 DHSS Deputy Commissioner Dr. Arturo Brito to Visit a Flu Clinic Taking Place at the Eric B. Chandler Health Center
December 06, 2011 DHSS Insta a los residentes a vacunarse contra la gripe
December 05, 2011 DHSS Urges Residents to Get Flu Shots
December 02, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the New Jersey Health Officers Association
November 30, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Encourages Residents to Get Tested for HIV
November 29, 2011 Acting Governor Kim Guadagno Announces $1.36 Million to State’s FoodBanks During Holiday Season
November 29, 2011 DHSS Names New Director of Medicinal Marijuana Program
November 29, 2011 Arturo Brito, MD, MPH Nombrado Comisionado Adjunto de los Servicios de Salud Pública
November 29, 2011 Dr. Arturo Brito, MD, MPH Named Deputy Commissioner of Public Health Services
November 23, 2011 Dr. Oz and Health and Senior Services Commissioner Visit Midland Park Senior Center
November 23, 2011 Don’t Let Food-Related Illness Spoil the Holidays
November 17, 2011 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner O'Dowd and Human Services Commissioner Velez Visit Elijah's Promise Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick
November 14, 2011 New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Launches “Project Medicine Drop,” Providing Consumers Opportunity to Dispose of Unused Prescription Medication Throughout the Year
November 09, 2011 First-in-the-Nation New Jersey Newborn Heart Defect Screening Law Already Saving Lives
November 09, 2011 DHSS Identifies 64 Cases of Illness from Salmonella Bacteria Associated with Eating Uncooked Kosher Chicken Meat
November 07, 2011 DHSS Proposes New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:89 Governing Adult Protective Services
November 01, 2011 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner Celebrates National Start Eating Healthy Day to Promote Good Nutrition and Reduce Obesity
October 28, 2011 First Lady Mary Pat Christie Recognizes Two New Jersey Teens For Their Work to Help Those Affected by Breast Cancer
October 25, 2011 Cancer Incidence in Garfield Neighborhood Similar to Expected Rates
October 19, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services and CentraState Medical Center Convene Breastfeeding Roundtable
October 18, 2011 State Departments Collaborate to Promote and Encourage Participation in Kid-Friendly Programs
October 17, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services and CentraState Medical Center Convene Breastfeeding Roundtable
October 07, 2011 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Visit HealthCorps Health Fair at Cliffside Park High
October 05, 2011 Eight Community Organizations Awarded $800,000 to Help Residents Learn to Manage Pediatric Asthma, Diabetes
October 05, 2011 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Accept “Spirit of the YMCA” Award
October 04, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Encourages Flu Vaccination
October 03, 2011 Media Advisory: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Visit Lakewood Pediatric Flu Clinic to Encourage Vaccination
October 03, 2011 Photo Opportunity: Health and Senior Services Commissioner to Visit Lakewood Elementary School to Promote Good Oral Health in Children
October 03, 2011 Universal Transfer Form to Improve Patient Safety in New Jersey
September 28, 2011 Se aconseja a los consumidores desechar los melones cantalupos Rocky Ford de Jensen Farms en Colorado
September 28, 2011 Consumers Advised to Discard Rocky Ford Cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado
September 27, 2011 School Garden Tour Celebrates Beginning of NJ’s First Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week
September 20, 2011 DEP, DHSS Urge Residents to take Precautions Against Mosquitoes in Wake of Heavy Summer Rainfall
September 19, 2011 Standing Tall Against Falls, Fall Prevention Awareness Week, September 19-25, 2011
September 07, 2011 Majority of Shellfish Beds are Reopened in New Jersey
September 06, 2011 El Departamento de Salud y Servicios para Personas de la Tercera Edad (DHSS por sus siglas en inglés) ofrece orientación a los propietarios de vivienda y negocio que fueron desplazados por el huracán
September 06, 2011 DHSS Proposes Amendments, Repeals and New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:56, Governing Health Care Facility Infection Reporting
September 02, 2011 New Jersey Poison Information and Education System Alerts Residents of Dangers of Eating Wild Mushrooms
September 02, 2011 DHSS Offers Guidance to Home and Business Owners Displaced by Hurricane

--Information on returning to your property safely, cleaning up after flooding, carbon monoxide poisoning--
September 01, 2011 DHSS Opens Call Center for Public Health Concerns in Aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Flooding, Power Outages
September 01, 2011 Shellfish Harvest Ban Remains in Effect
August 31, 2011 New Jersey in Need of Blood Donations
August 29, 2011 Updated: NJ TRANSIT to Restore Most Rail Service Tuesday
Bus and light rail to operate regular weekday schedule
August 28, 2011 Some New Jersey Rivers Reaching Record Levels Due To Hurricane Irene
August 28, 2011 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Provide Guidance to Prevent Illness From Food and Water During Flooding and Hurricane Conditions
August 28, 2011 Christie Administration Announces Local Boil Water Advisories
August 27, 2011 New Jersey Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Warn Merchants Against Price Gouging During State of Emergency
August 27, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Provides Update to New Jersey’s Hurricane Preparedness Efforts
August 26, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Announces Additional Actions taken to Prepare for Hurricane Irene
August 25, 2011 Governor Christie Discusses Potential Impact of Hurricane Irene and Declares State of Emergency
August 22, 2011 Video: Governor Christie: Providing Care for Those in Need
August 18, 2011 Governor Christie Highlights Hospital Funding Reforms as Key to Increasing Efficiency, Fairness and Stability in Hospital Assistance
August 08, 2011 First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Jersey
August 08, 2011 Governor Christie Highlights State’s Strong Commitment To Quality Health Care for the Most Vulnerable
August 02, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Highlights National Breastfeeding Month
July 28, 2011 DHSS Recognizes July 28 as World Hepatitis Day
July 26, 2011 New Jersey Continues to Monitor Hudson River Sewage Issue No Impact on State Beaches of Shellfish Beds
July 22, 2011 DHSS Recommends Health Precautions Due to Today's Excessive Heat
July 21, 2011 State Assessing Potential Impacts of New York's Hudson River Sewage Flow; Working Closely with New York to Resolve Issue
July 20, 2011 Woman Diagnosed With Rabies Dies
July 18, 2011 Reminder - Ban on Blue Claw Crabbing
July 14, 2011 DHSS Promotes Healthy Eating at Urban Community Garden
July 12, 2011 Excessive Heat Forecast for Today Near 100 Degree Heat Index Expected
July 08, 2011 DHSS Expands Program to Help Older Adults Self-Manage Chronic Diseases
June 28, 2011 New Jersey Farmers Markets Open for Season
June 28, 2011 MVC/ NJSPCA/ DHSS Urge Motorists to Be Responsible for Pets Left Behind in the Dog Days of Summer
June 24, 2011 June 27 is National HIV Testing Day Take the Test, Take Control
June 22, 2011 DHSS and the New Jersey Interagency Council of Osteoporosis Announce Winners of the 2011 New Jersey Osteoporosis Prevention Awards
June 21, 2011 DHSS Encourages Residents to Practice Sun Safety This Summer
June 20, 2011 Stay Safe When Enjoying the Water this Summer
June 17, 2011 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Health Symposium One Force to Make a Difference
June 15, 2011 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Event Covers Perinatal Mood Disorders from a New Perspective
June 08, 2011 DHSS Insta a los a Residentes de NJ Tomar Medidas Preventivas durante esta época de calor extremo y humedad
June 07, 2011 DHSS Encourages Preventative Measures During Extreme Heat and Humidity
June 06, 2011 Mary O’Dowd prestará juramento ante el Gobernador Chris Christie Como comisionada del Departamento de Salud y Servicios para Personas de Edad Avanzada
June 06, 2011 Mary O'Dowd Sworn in by Governor Chris Christie As Health and Senior Services Commissioner
June 03, 2011 Mary O'Dowd Sworn in by Governor Chris Christie As Health and Senior Services Commissioner
June 03, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Recognizes June 5 as National Cancer Survivors Day
June 02, 2011 Governor Christie Signs Legislation to Monitor Newborns for Congenital Heart Defects
A-3744 Makes New Jersey First State in the Nation to Require Statewide Pulse Oximetry Screenings
June 01, 2011 TORNADO WATCH ISSUED - SAFETY ADVICE FROM THE NJ OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
June 01, 2011 Prepare for Weather Emergencies Before They Happen
May 26, 2011 Grill Safely This Summer Season
Cook food to proper temperatures
May 25, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner Urges Medicare Beneficiaries to Take Wellness Pledge Highlighting National Senior Health & Fitness Day
May 24, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner To Urge Medicare Beneficiaries to Take Wellness Pledge
May 23, 2011 Even in Challenging Fiscal Times, the Christie Administration Protects Access to Women’s Health Care Services
May 19, 2011 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Recognizes May as National Stroke Awareness Month
May 18, 2011 West Nile Virus Season is Here: Now is the Time to Take Preventive Health Measures
May 17, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Encourages Medicare Part B Beneficiaries to Use Preventive Benefits, Take the Wellness Pledge
May 16, 2011 DHSS recognizes New Jersey's Emergency Medical Responders As part of Emergency Medical Services Week --May 15 through May 21—
May 16, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:13, the Rules Governing Shellfish
May 10, 2011 Ten New Jersey Communities Awarded Obesity Prevention Grants
Leaders in Obesity Prevention Work to Reverse the Epidemic
May 09, 2011 DHSS Promotes Food Allergy Awareness Recognizes National Food Allergy Awareness Week
May 06, 2011 NJDHSS Recognizes National Asthma Awareness Month
May 04, 2011 Christie Administration Announces First Funds to Promote Electronic Health Records and Expand Health Information Technology
May 04, 2011 ShapingNJ Partners Meet to Tackle Obesity in New Jersey
May 04, 2011 DHSS Acting Commissioner O'Dowd Testifies Before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
April 30, 2011 First Lady Mary Pat Christie and State Health and Human Services Officials Unveil New Resources to Help Families Affected by Autism
April 28, 2011 New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Bans Designer Drugs Labeled as "Bath Salts"
April 28, 2011 DHSS Acting Commissioner O'Dowd Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee
April 27, 2011 Public Health Alert -- Measles Exposures Related to Camden County Man; DHSS Urges Residents to Get Up-to-Date on Vaccinations
April 25, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Supports National Infant Immunization Week
April 20, 2011 Public Health Alert -- Measles Exposure
April 18, 2011 DHSS Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:23, the Rules Governing Reporting of Rabies in Animals, Control of Avian Chlamydiosis in Pet Birds, Sales and Distribution of Turtles and Turtle Eggs, and Transportation by Animal Control Officers
April 18, 2011 DHSS Proposes New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:43C Establishing Registration Standards for Surgical Practices
April 15, 2011 DHSS and ATSDR to Hold April 28 Public Availability Session for Pompton Lakes Residents
April 15, 2011 DHSS Recognizes National Health Care Decisions Day; Stresses Importance of Easing Decision-Making Burden on Families
April 14, 2011 DHSS Acting Commissioner O'Dowd Testifies Before the Assembly Budget Committee
April 05, 2011 April 4-10 is National Public Health Week; Safety is No Accident: Live Injury-Free
April 04, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes Amendments to Establish Criteria for Continued Participation in the Atlantic Cardiovascular Patient Outcomes Research Team (Atlantic C-Port–E) Trial
April 04, 2011 April is National Autism Awareness Month
March 31, 2011 First Lady Mary Pat Christie Announces Drumthwacket to "Light It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness Month
March 30, 2011 DHSS Recognizes the Contributions of New Jersey's Physicians on National Doctors' Day
March 25, 2011 Governor Christie Accepts Dr. Poonam Alaigh’s Resignation as Health and Senior Services Commissioner
March 24, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Launches the NJ Center for Health Innovations
March 23, 2011 El 24 de marzo es el Día Mundial de la Tuberculosis: "En Marcha Contra la Tuberculosis" es el tema para el 2011
March 23, 2011 March 24 is World TB Day: “On the Move Against Tuberculosis” is the Theme for 2011
March 22, 2011 Unintentional Poisonings are a Critical Health Hazard! National Poison Prevention Week is March 20 -26
March 21, 2011 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Announces Licensing of Six Nonprofit Alternative Treatment Centers for Medicinal Marijuana Program
March 21, 2011 Christie Administration Awards $30 Million to Ten Health Care Facilities to Stabilize Access to Critical Health Care Services; Governor’s Proposed Budget also Increases Funding for Charity Care, Graduate Medical Education
March 21, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Amend N.J.A.C. 8:83A, which establishes the Lifeline Credit and Tenants Lifeline Assistance Programs
March 21, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:62, Standards for Lead Certification
March 18, 2011 DHSS Enhances Consumer Protection of Outpatient Surgery Facilities; Proposes Rules Requiring Physician Surgical Practices Be Inspected and Registered
March 10, 2011 National Nutrition Month Encourages Healthy Eating
March 01, 2011 El DHSS pide a los proveedores de atención de la salud que reconozcan las necesidades de salud diversas de la población de Nueva Jersey que ha nacido en el extranjero
March 01, 2011 DHSS Calls on Health Care Providers to Recognize the Diverse Health Needs of New Jersey’s Foreign-Born Population
February 28, 2011 MEDIA ADVISORY Commissioner to Discuss "The Health of the Newest New Jerseyans" at Rutgers
February 25, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Reforms and Strengthens New Jersey’s Safety Net with Increased Charity Care and Graduate Medical Education Funding in Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal
February 22, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Amend N.J.A.C. 8:83, the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled Eligibility Manual
February 22, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes Medicinal Marijuana Rules N.J.A.C. 8:64 Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules
February 22, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:57B Hepatitis Inoculation Fund
February 14, 2011 New Jersey Celebrates National Donor Day Give the Gift of Life on Valentine’s Day
February 10, 2011 Commissioner Alaigh Joins the American Heart Association to Empower Women to Reduce their Heart Disease Risk
February 04, 2011 February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
February 03, 2011 During American Heart Month, Commissioner Alaigh Urges New Jersey to Wear Red for Women's Heart Health on February 4; National Wear Red Day Raises Awareness, Empowers Women to Reduce their Heart Disease Risk
February 01, 2011 Every Child Should Have a Healthy Smile!
January 27, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:57A Cancer Registry
January 24, 2011 Protect Yourself from Frigid Weather and Winter Health Hazards
January 18, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Commemorates Teen Cancer Awareness Week
January 18, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:51A Screening of Children for Lead Poisoning
January 18, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt with Amendments N.J.A.C. 8:19 Newborn Hearing Screening Program
January 14, 2011 Christie Administration Secures Federal Funding to Help People with Disablibilities Move from Institutions to Independence
January 14, 2011 State Officials to Highlight Teen Cancer Awareness Week At The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
January 14, 2011 Performance Report Shows Dramatic Improvement in Quality of Hospital Care; Report Includes First Data on Healthcare-Associated Infection
January 13, 2011 January Blood Drive Highlights Need for Blood Donations
January 11, 2011 Health and Senior Services Commissioner, NJ Workplace Blood Donor Coalition and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hold Blood Drive to Promote Blood Donation in 2011
January 10, 2011 DHSS Commissioner to Address Medical Students to highlight “Health Equity Week” and other Medical Issues
January 10, 2011 Correction in New Jersey Register to the Department of Health and Senior Services’ Proposal to Adopt New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:43E Governing Safe Patient Handling in Health Care Facilities
January 07, 2011 January is Cervical Health Awareness Month
January 03, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Adopt New Rules at N.J.A.C. 8:43E Governing Violence Prevention and Safe Patient Handling in Health Care Facilities
January 03, 2011 Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes to Readopt N.J.A.C. 8:31B Hospital Financial Reporting

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