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News Release Archive - 1999

Released Title
December 22, 1999 Gov. Whitman Calls for Better Grades by Managed Care Providers with Release of New Jersey's Annual HMO Report Card
December 13, 1999 Update on Toms River Study Released
December 3, 1999 $200,000 Awarded to Help Nursing Homes Become Eden Alternative Homes
November 18, 1999 Survey of Middle School Students Shows Decline in Tobacco, Alcohol, Other Drug Use
November 15, 1999 Report on Dover Township's Public Water System Released for Public Comment
November 12, 1999 Public Hearings on Year 2010 Health Goals Feature Expert Testimony on Health Themes
November 9, 1999 Advisory Commission on Hospitals
October 29, 1999 Income Limits for PAAD to Rise 2.4 Percent
October 27, 1999 WIC Celebrates 25 Years of Service
October 26, 1999 NJ EASE System starts in Cape May
October 26, 1999 New Jersey Sets Health Goals for the Year 2010
October 25, 1999 State Launches Black Infant Mortality Education Program for Health Professionals
October 21, 1999 Commissioner Urges Residents with Diabetes to Get the Flu Shot and the Pneu Shot
October 12, 1999 New Jersey's Update on West Nile-like Virus
October 7, 1999 New Jersey's Update on West Nile-like Virus; No Human Cases in New Jersey; Additional Crows Test Positive for Virus
October 4, 1999 New Jersey's Update on West Nile-like Virus; Four Dead Crows Had Virus; No Human Cases in New Jersey
September 30, 1999 New Jersey's Update on West Nile-like Virus; Woman infected in Queens, N.Y., treated at New Jersey Hospital
September 30, 1999 Casinos Offer Flu & Pneu Shots to Seniors as Statewide Adult Immunization Campaign Launched
September 30, 1999 NJ EASE System Starts in Gloucester
September 25, 1999 State Issues West Nile-like Virus Public Health Notice
September 23, 1999 New Jersey's Childhood Immunization Rate Rises, Exceeds National Average
September 15, 1999 New Jersey Receives Federal Grant on Bioterrorism Response
September 10, 1999 Public Health Alert: E. coli 0157:H7
September 9, 1999 Public Health Alert: Saint Louis Encephalitis
August 25, 1999 NJ EASE System Starts in Middlesex
August 6, 1999 Commissioners Approve Aetna's Purchase of Prudential Health Care Plan, Inc.
July 30, 1999 Two Health Reports on Dover Township Released for Public Comment
July 7, 1999 New Jerseyans' Top Health Concerns Outlined in Poll
June 23, 1999 Department Encourages New Jersey Residents at Risk to be Tested for HIV
June 17, 1999 Remarks of Acting Commissioner Christine Grant Confirmation Hearing Senate Judiciary Committee
June 7, 1999 Beware of the Heat
May 27, 1999 Eight Distinguished Nurses to Receive Governor's Nursing Merit Awards
May 25, 1999 Ombudsman Honors Volunteer Advocates
May 17, 1999 New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Launches Campaign To Address Disparity In Infant Deaths
May 10, 1999 Effort to Raise Asthma Awareness; State's First Asthma Resource Directory on the Web
April 20, 1999 Public Comment Sought on Health Assessments for Two Superfund Sites
April 19, 1999 New Jersey Marks Infant Immunization Week With Campaign Urging Parents to Get Children Immunized
April 16, 1999 Department Releases Report on Childhood Cancer Incidence and Mortality
April 15, 1999 It's Kick Butts Day - Cigarettes Go Up in Flames
April 6, 1999 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants Support to New Jersey's Minority Health Summit
March 31, 1999 Department Honors Ten For Achievements With Public Health Week Awards
March 23, 1999 TB Declining in New Jersey as Directly Observed Therapy Increases
World Health Organization Marks World TB Day Wednesday
March 18, 1999 State Epidemiologist to Receive Educator of the Year Award
March 5, 1999 Cardiac Surgery Data Shows Statewide Mortality Rate Dropping
February 25, 1999 Information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases Available on HOTLINE
February 19, 1999 Governor Whitman Nominates New Health Commissioner
February 18, 1999 New Jersey Selected to Test Nursing Home Quality Indicators
February 18, 1999 Commissioner Convenes Advisory Commission on Hospitals
February 5, 1999 Department Posts Nursing Home Performance Report on the Internet
January 27, 1999 Ryan White AIDS Funding Public Hearing
January 20, 1999 Department Seeks Public Comment on Health Study of Residents near Three Superfund Sites
January 19, 1999 Department to Expand Long Term Care Ethics Committees Through Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant
January 6, 1999 Department Gets Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Grant To Pilot Comfort Care Program in Long Term Care Facilities
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