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News Release Archive - 2000

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December 23, 2000 West Nile Virus Update
December 20, 2000 Weekly Survey Tracks Influenza-like Illness Activity Department Posts Results on its Website Every Friday
December 5, 2000 NJN Special Examines Challenges of Aging; Showcases Senior & Caregiver Services
November 15, 2000 New Jersey Youth Take on Tobacco
November 15, 2000 Children Bring the Quit-Smoking Message Home In Time for the Great American Smokeout
November 13, 2000 New Jersey Calls on Doctors and Dentists to Help Smokers Kick the Habit
November 8, 2000 Income Limits for PAAD to Rise 3.5 Percent
November 6, 2000 Federal Contract Makes Additional Flu Vaccine Available to Health Care Providers
November 2, 2000 Flu Clinics Posted on Web - Seniors, Others at High Risk Urged to "Get the Flu Shot & the Pneu Shot"
November 2, 2000 Two Research Grants Awarded to the Department of Health and Senior Services From CDC
November 1, 2000 NJ EASE Ad Campaign Urges Seniors, Caregivers to get "Real Help from Real People"
October 26, 2000 New Jersey's QuitnetSM & Quitline Help Students Quit Butts
October 25, 2000 Report Recommends Steps to Improve the Health of New Jersey's Latinos
October 23, 2000 Commissioner Pays Tribute to Family Caregivers Training Programs Help Families Care for Frail Elderly, Disabled
October 11, 2000 New Jersey Releases Fourth Annual Managed Care Report Card; Plans Make Modest Gains
September 27, 2000 West Nile Virus Update: Two New Human Cases, Including First Reported Death
September 21, 2000 Director of Federal Centers for Disease Control Visits Public Health Programs in New Jersey
September 14, 2000 New Jersey Teens Invited to "Kick Ash" Against Tobacco
September 1, 2000 Updated Results of Human, Crow & Mosquito Tests; Hudson County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
August 22, 2000 West Nile Virus Testing Update
August 4, 2000 Governor's Initiative Provides 156 Defibrillators to 146 Towns
August 4, 2000 No Human West Nile Cases Confirmed in New Jersey; Virus only detected in birds this year
August 1, 2000 State Looking for Volunteers for Study on Caregiving
July 27, 2000 Department Receives Grant To Conduct First Statewide Survey To Assess Consumers' Satisfaction with HMOs' Mental Health Services
July 21, 2000 State Begins Active Surveillance for WNV in Humans; Total of Nine Crows in Bergen, Hudson and Middlesex Counties are Positive; Sentinel Chickens and Mosquitoes Virus-free
July 13, 2000 Public Hearings Scheduled on Newborn Screening Program Updated 7/20
July 12, 2000 Study to Examine Prevalence of West Nile Virus in Northern New Jersey House Sparrows, Role of Ecology and Environment in Virus' Spread Corrected
July 11, 2000 New Jersey awarded $2.2 million for Youth Summits on Tobacco State Becomes Leader in Anti-Tobacco Movement
July 10, 2000 Health Assessment Released on Federal Creosote Site in Somerset County
June 23, 2000 June 27 is National HIV Testing Day Take the Time to be Tested
June 19, 2000 Health Assessment Released On Two Camden County Waste Sites
June 9, 2000 New Jersey's Update on West Nile Virus - Test Results as of 6/9/00
June 7, 2000 Eight Distinguished Nurses to Receive Governor's Nursing Merit Awards
June 1, 2000 Department Releases First Report on Cancer among Hispanics
May 24, 2000 Report Recommends Steps to Reduce Health Disparities in Minority Populations
May 15, 2000 Third Cardiac Surgery Report Card Shows Continued Decline in Statewide Mortality Rate
May 5, 2000 Beware of the Heat
April 26, 2000 Community Choice Helps 950 Move from Nursing Homes Survey Shows Participants Happy with their Choice
April 18, 2000 Youth Tobacco Survey Shows Widespread Use of Tobacco Products by Minors
April 17, 2000 New Jersey's Overall Prostate Cancer Rates Declining; African-American Men More Likely to Develop, Die of the Disease
April 11, 2000 NJ EASE System starts in Hudson County
April 3, 2000 Department Expands Drug Treatment for Adolescents and Young Adults in Southern New Jersey
March 31, 2000 New Jersey Fines HMOs More Than $400,000
March 24, 2000 Commissioner Approves CN for New South Jersey Hospital Community Access to High-Quality Services Critical
March 16, 2000 Commissioner Requests Meeting with Restaurant Owners To Discuss Adopting Smoke-Free Environment Policies
March 14, 2000 State Health Benefits Program Including HMO Report Card Data
March 9, 2000 Two Regional Arthritis Centers Outlined; New Arthritis Advisory Council Meets
March 7, 2000 Department Unveils New Electronic Death Record System
March 2, 2000 Two Hospitals Chosen for Bloodless Surgery Demonstration Project
March 1, 2000 New Jersey Ready Should West Nile Virus Return
February 28, 2000 Health Assessment on Ciba-Geigy Site Released for Public Comment
February 17, 2000 Commissioner Announces Arthritis Initiatives Focusing on Prevention, Early Diagnosis and Treatment
February 16, 2000 Statement of Commissioner Grant on Settlement of Tobacco Litigation
February 2, 2000 New Monitoring System Protects Against Prescription Drug Mistakes
January 24, 2000 February, Children's Dental Health Month
January 20, 2000 Department to Hold Public Hearing on Ryan White Funds
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