Population Health

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Obesity Rates Trending Downward

Obesity Rates Trending Downward

While New Jersey once had one of the nations highest levels of childhood obesity, a CDC report suggest it is trending downward

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Get #TeSTD

Get #TeSTD

Department launches social media campaign to highlight growing incidences of STDs

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New Jersey Population Health Summit

New Jersey Population Health Summit

Eight state departments and statewide partners came together on 9/14/2016 for the NJ Population Health Summit.
Collaboration is key!
Agenda/Presentations

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Passaic County Health Coalition Receives $640,000

Passaic County Health Coalition Receives $640,000

Funds will help in improving the health of the underserved in Passaic County

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How Healthy is Your County?

How Healthy is Your County?

Annual Ranking by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute


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Study Shows Rural Americans at Higher Risk of Death

Study Shows Rural Americans at Higher Risk of Death

New CDC study shows that rural Americans are at higher risk of death from five leading causes

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What is Population Health?

Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.

 

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Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the state's health improvement plan and its health promotion and disease prevention agenda.  The vision of Healthy New Jersey 2020 is a state where all people live long, healthy lives.

Last Reviewed: 1/17/2017