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Governor Announces New Opioid Initiatives

The initiatives will strengthen New Jersey’s fight against the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 individuals in New Jersey died due to overdoses.

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Governor Announces New Opioid Initiatives

The initiatives will strengthen New Jersey’s fight against the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 individuals in New Jersey died due to overdoses.

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First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces Nurture NJ

The awareness campaign is committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity among women and children of all races and ethnicities.

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January 23 is Maternal Health Awareness Day

Ensuring all mothers have an equal chance at a healthy birth and a healthy baby.

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New Jersey WIC Open For Business

WIC is open for business during the current Federal Government shutdown. Please keep your WIC appointments! Call 1-800-328-3838 to schedule a WIC appointment.

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Public Health Notice

Patients who had a procedure at HEALTHPLUS Surgery Center in Bergen County between January 2018 and Sept. 7, 2018 have been notified that they may have been exposed to infections.

HealthPlus Letter to Patients

Applicants Selected to Continue with ATC Approval Process

6 applicants were selected to continue in the approval process to open medical marijuana dispensaries.

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NJ Medicinal Marijuana Program Continues to Expand

Commissioner Elnahal announces the six new businesses selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana dispensaries.

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In the Spotlight

Maternal Mortality Challenge

Do you have innovative ways NJ can improve maternal mortality? Join us in partnership with the New Jersey Innovation Institute to address this problem.

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Syringe Access

One of New Jersey’s many initiatives to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS is supporting syringe access and needle exchange programs.

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2018 State Health Assessment Data

The State Health Assessment provides a data-driven resource that describes New Jersey's health related strengths as well as its leading health challenges.

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Meet NJSHAD

The NJSHAD system provides on-demand access to public health datasets, statistics and information on the health status of New Jerseyans.

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NJ Opioid Data Dashboard

Interactive data visualizations of opioid and other drug-related indicators for public health practitioners, researchers, policy-makers, and the public.

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Healthy NJ 2020

Healthy New Jersey 2020 is the state’s health improvement plan for the decade. It is modeled after the federal Healthy People 2020 initiative and is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.

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Last Reviewed: 1/23/2019