The New Jersey Center for Health Statistics’ State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) System provides access to public health datasets and information on the health status of New Jersey residents.Learn More
The Climate Change and Public Health Working Group, under the umbrella of the Rutgers New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, recently issued a draft report that outlines anticipated impacts that a changing climate may have on the health of New Jerseyans. Literature citations to support public comments are encouraged. Public comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the extended deadline of March 17, 2017.Learn More
DOH proposes amendments and new rules at N.J.A.C. 8:42C establishing standards for licensure of inpatient hospice care providers. The public has until April 7, 2017, to comment on the proposal.
While New Jersey once had one of the nations highest levels of childhood obesity, a CDC report suggest it is trending downward.Learn More
Department launches social media campaign to highlight growing incidences of STDsLearn More
Administered by Rutgers New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-Education, SNAP-Ed 4 Me provides smart shopping tips, recipes, cooking videos, and more using multiple technological, social media, and internet-based platforms.
In partnership with the New Jersey SNAP Program and Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) ProgramLearn More
Annual Ranking by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
New CDC study shows that rural Americans are at higher risk of death from five leading causesLearn More
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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New Jersey is home to over 2,000 licensed hospitals, nursing homes, and medical care facilities. The New Jersey Department of Health works to ensure that citizens receive appropriate levels of care in every regulated facility.
New Jersey's local and county health departments are community-based public health service and a first point of contact for questions about public health services or health conditions.