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News Release Archive - 2001

Released Title
December 19, 2001
 
Fourth Cardiac Surgery Report Card Updates Hospital, Physician Performance
December 18, 2001 Draft Epidemiological Study of Dover Township Childhood Cancer Investigation Released for Public Comment
December 18, 2001 Background Information on the Dover Township Childhood Cancer Investigation
December 17, 2001 Report Outlines Progress on Childhood Lead Poisoning Screening
December 14, 2001 DHSS Distributes Clinicians' Guide and Checklist To Help Distinguish
Inhalational Anthrax From Influenza-like Illness
December 12, 2001 New & Improved Nursing Home Performance Report Launched on the Internet
December 05, 2001 West Nile Virus Update Eighth Human Case this Season Detected
December 03, 2001 Weekly Survey Tracks Influenza-like Illness Activity - Department Posts Results on its Website Each Week
November 30, 2001 Health Assessment Released on Puchack Well Field in Camden County
November 29, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Releases 2001 World AIDS Day Activities Schedule
November 27, 2001 DHSS Program Manager Receives Prestigious Frank J. Osborne Memorial Award
November 19, 2001 NJ Anthrax Update: November 19, 2001
November 19, 2001 Department, Hospital Association & Medical Society Produce Anthrax Informational Flyer
November 19, 2001 DHSS Reports on Alcohol-Related Deaths
November 15, 2001 DiFrancesco Praises Health Care Administration Board On Revised Cardiac Rules
November 15, 2001 DiFrancesco Announces New Substance Abuse Program for Those Affected By World Trade Center Disaster
November 15, 2001 Liberty Science Center Reveals - The Unfiltered Truth
November 14, 2001 New Jersey Records 7th WNV Human Case, 1st Death this Season
November 14, 2001 DHSS Offers Residents The Most Comprehensive Quit-Smoking Services Program In The Nation
November 14, 2001 DHSS New Jersey School Children Take The Stage To Talk About Dangers Of Smoking On Great American Smokeout Day
November 10, 2001 DHSS Provides Update on Sampling at New Jersey Postal Facilities
November 9, 2001 DHSS Announces Test Results on New Jersey Postal Offices
November 9, 2001 Health Assessment Released on Emmell's Septic Landfill in Atlantic County
November 8, 2001 Commissioner Urges Seniors & Persons with Chronic Conditions
to Get a Flu Shot, and Others to Wait
November 5, 2001 NJ Anthrax Update: November 5, 2001
November 4, 2001 NJ Anthrax Update: November 4, 2001
November 3, 2001 NJ Anthrax Update: November 3, 2001 (updated 6pm)
November 3, 2001 NJ Anthrax Update: November 3, 2001
November 2, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey
November 1, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey
October 31, 2001 DHSS Announces Suspected Case of Cutaneous Anthrax with New Jersey Postal Connection  
October 31, 2001 DHSS Issues Physician Guidelines for Evaluation of Possible Anthrax Disease
October 30, 2001 DHSS Clarifies Appropriate Use of Prophylaxis Antibiotics and Swab Testing for Anthrax 
October 30, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey
October 29, 2001 DiFrancesco Announces Confirmed Case of Cutaneous Anthrax; Calls for More Testing of Local Post Office Facilities
October 28, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey
October 27, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Provides Antibiotics to Contractors at the Route 130 Mail Processing Center in Hamilton Township
October 27, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey
October 26, 2001 Princeton Mail Box Preliminary Tests Show Positive for Anthrax
October 26, 2001 West Trenton Environmental Sampling Results
October 25, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Extends Antibiotic Treatment  
October 25, 2001 Antibiotics Recommended for Workers at the Carteret Postal Facility 
October 24, 2001 Anthrax Investigation Update in New Jersey  
October 23, 2001 Update on Anthrax Situation in New Jersey  (6pm, 10/23/01)
October 23, 2001 Suspected Positive Inhalational Anthrax Case of Postal Worker
is Announced in New Jersey
(revised 4pm, 10/23/01)
October 23, 2001 Suspected Positive Inhalational Anthrax Case of Postal Worker
is Announced in New Jersey
October 22, 2001 Acting Commissioner Urges Extensive Tobacco Control Policies
October 22, 2001 NJDHSS Awards $1 Million in Grants Targeting Club Drug Use, OxyContin Abuse
October 21, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Announces Results
of West Trenton Post Office Environmental Tests For Anthrax
October 21, 2001 Testing and Clean Up Plan for Mail Processing Centers
October 19, 2001 Media Advisory
October 19, 2001 Update on Cutaneous Anthrax Cases in New Jersey
UPDATED: 9:3opm, Oct 19, 2001
October 19, 2001 Statement on Hamilton Post Office Employee
October 19, 2001 New Jersey Managed Care Plans Make Steady Gains in Fifth Annual Report Card
October 18, 2001 Update on Cutaneous Anthrax Cases in New Jersey
UPDATED: 9:3opm, Oct 18, 2001
October 17, 2001 DHSS Issues Guidelines for Evaluating Biological Threats
October 16, 2001 DHSS Answers Calls on Bioterrorism
October 15, 2001 Department Issues Guidelines forHandling Suspicious Letters, Packages
October 12, 2001 West Nile Virus Update: Two Additional Human Cases Detected in New Jersey
October 11, 2001 DHSS Awards $179,000 To Develop Programs In Medication Management for Seniors
October 10, 2001 Flu Clinics Posted on Web
October5, 2001 DHSS Announces Project IMPACT to Prevent and Treat HIV/AIDS in the African-American Community
October 1, 2001 Commissioner Urges Women to Make Breast Cancer Screening a Routine Part of Their Lives as State Recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
September 20, 2001 New Jersey Takes to the Airwaves to Help Quitters Win
September 19, 2001 West Nile Virus Update - Three More Human Cases Detected in New Jersey
September 14, 2001 Health Assessment Released on Iceland Coin Laundry Site in
Cumberland County
September 10, 2001 Department Releases Five Year Cancer Incidence Report
August 29, 2001 West Nile Virus Detected in Bergen County Woman
August 28, 2001 Diabetes Associated With Longer Hospital Stays According to DHSS Report on Hospitalization in New Jersey
August 27, 2001 New Jersey Web Page Promotes "5-A-Day for Better Health"
National 5-A-Day Week is September 9 - 15
August 22, 2001 DHSS Awards $490,000 in West Nile Surveillance Grants to Boost Local Planning, Education and Prevention Efforts
August 20, 2001 Flu Vaccine Supply Expected to Meet Demand
August 20, 2001 New Jersey REBEL Beach Patrol Tackles Tobacco Litter On " Bust Your Butts On The Beach" Day.
August 15, 2001 Acting Governor Supports Increase in Quality Drug Treatment, Releases Report of the New Jersey Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Advisory Task Force
August 14, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Unveils Minority Health Month Calendar for September
August 10, 2001 Acting Governor DiFrancesco Names Dr. DiFerdinando
Acting Commissioner of Health and Senior Services
August 9, 2001 Department of Health & Senior Services Reminds College Students
About the Benefits of the Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine
August 8, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Reminds Parents
To Get Their Children Immunized for Hepatitis B
July 31, 2001 Commissioner Grant Urges Members of New Jersey's Anti-Tobacco Program to Continue Their Work
July 27, 2001 DiFrancesco Appeals for Blood Donors to Reduce Summer Shortage
July 24, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Offers Prevention Tips Against Summer Food Poisoning
July 20, 2001 Commissioner Grant Urges Residents To Protect Themselves From Dangers of the Sun
July 19, 2001 New Jersey Awarded Refugee Settlement Funding
July 13, 2001 Department Pays Tribute to Employees with 30 and More Years of Service
July 9, 2001 First Round of Spinal Cord Research Grants Totaling $2.3 Million Awarded by the NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Research
July 6, 2001 Acting Governor Accepts Grant Resignation
June 27, 2001 Governor Proclaims Long Term Care Ombudsmans Day
Volunteer Advocates Honored for Service
June 26, 2001 Commissioner Urges People at Risk of HIV Infection to Get Tested
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
June 22, 2001 Health and Senior Services Offers Tips to Beat the Heat
June 13, 2001 Commissioner Grant Urges Partnerships To Help Families, Children Affected by HIV
June 12, 2001 DHSS Seeks Grant Applications for Substance Abuse Prevention
June 11, 2001 DHSS Awards Nearly $700,000 in Grants to Community Health Centers
June 8, 2001 State Issues Arthritis Statistical Report
June 6, 2001 New Jersey Honors Ten Nurses With Governor's Nursing Merit Awards
June 5, 2001 Ten Distinguished Nurses to Receive Governor's Nursing Merit Awards
June 5, 2001 June 5th Marks 20 Years of HIV/AIDS in New Jersey Like Rest of Nation
May 31, 2001 DHSS Reports on Trends in Place of Death
May 30, 2001 Department Honors Employees with Recognition Awards
May 29, 2001 State Senior Plan Public Hearings Set -Hearing in Vineland, Toms River & East Orange
May 22, 2001 DHSS Presents Emergency Medical Services Awards As Part of EMS Week in NJ
May 15, 2001 DiFrancesco Caps First 100 Days by Signing Prescription Drug Benefit Plan for Middle-Income Seniors
May 14, 2001 Department Posts West Nile Virus Testing Results on Web
May 14, 2001 Health and Senior Services Employee to Receive Prestigious Medical Educator Award
May 11, 2001 Department of Health and Senior Services Announces Completion of $1.3 Million Defibrillator Program for EMS Squads
May 7, 2001 State Launches New West Nile Virus Web Page Site Part of Efforts to Inform Public of Ways to Prevent Infection First Posting: Tests Confirm West Nile Virus in Two Crows
May 2, 2001 Community Choice Program Helps 3,200 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Find Options to Nursing Home Care
May 1, 2001 DHSS Releases First Annual Report On State's Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program
May 1, 2001 DHSS Unveils Baseline Measures Report for Monitoring Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program
April 25, 2001 Health & Senior Services Commissioner Announces Additional Funds to Raise Infant Immunization Rates in Greater Newark Area
Preschoolers Stage a Mock Chickenpox Outbreak During
National Infant Immunization Week "Stop the Pox" Program
April 23, 2001 National Infant Immunization Week Launched in Newark, New Jersey
April 16, 2001 Governor Adds 10 Tests to Statewide Newborn Screening Program
April 11, 2001 New Jersey Awarded Federal Lyme Disease Research Grants
April 5, 2001 Report Outlines Progress on Childhood Lead Poisoning Screening
April 4, 2001 New Jersey Hosts First National Summit on Nutrition, Breastfeeding and Cultural Competency
April 4, 2001 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Spreads the Word About Free Smoking Cessation Programs
April 2, 2001 State Receives $2 Million Grant to Bolster West Nile Virus Efforts, Additional Services
March 26, 2001 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Offers
Free Cessation Programs for Smokers Who Want To Quit
March 23, 2001 Departmentof Health and Senior Services Releases Vital Statistics Report
March 22, 2001 Health Assessment Released on Lightman Drum Company Site in Camden County
March 22, 2001 Department Issues Revised TB Strategic Plan Saturday is World TB Day
March 20, 2001 New Jersey Hosts First National Summit on Nutrition, Breastfeeding and Cultural Competency
March 16, 2001 Health Assessment Released on Franklin Burn Site in Gloucester County
March 14, 2001 March 18 - 24th is National Poison Prevention Week
-- Being Prepared Can Help Prevent Accidental Household Poisonings --
March 12, 2001 Four Dover Township Health Assessments & Consultations Finalized Childhood Cancer Investigation Progress Report
March 8, 2001 New Jersey Colorectal Cancer Rates Declining; Commissioner Urges New Jerseyans to Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer
February 28, 2001 Caregiver Support Program to Benefit from $3.5 Million in Federal Funding
February 22, 2001 New Jersey Unveils 2001 West Nile Virus Response Plan
February 16, 2001 DiFrancesco Unveils Anti-Tobacco "Not For Sale" Advertising Campaign
February 15, 2001 State to Make $3 Million Dollars Available for Spinal Cord Research Grants
February 15, 2001 New Jersey Cancer Registry Awarded Contract To Join National Cancer Surveillance System
January 18, 2001 Blood Donors Needed to End Critical Shortage
January 17, 2001 It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot
January 16, 2001 West Nile Virus Update
January 11, 2001 Grants Allow More Seniors to Receive Congregate Housing Services
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