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Department of Health

COVID-19 Focus

New PSAs featuring former Presidents and former First Ladies

New PSAs featuring former Presidents and former First Ladies

PSA encourages Americans to get the facts and learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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The Department's improved Long-Term Care page includes information about current outbreaks, reopening status, and other resources for residents and their families.

The Department's improved Long-Term Care page includes information about current outbreaks, reopening status, and other resources for residents and their families.

Long Term Care Resources
Get Covered NJ

Get Covered NJ

New Health Care Plan Program to Make Coverage More Affordable

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Visit the NJDOH Maternal Data Center

Visit the NJDOH Maternal Data Center

The Department is committed to using research, data, and state-wide outreach collaboratives to end preventable morbidity.

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Spotlight

Teachers, School Staff, and Childcare Workers: How to Get Vaccinated
Teachers, School Staff, and Childcare Workers: How to Get Vaccinated

On March 2nd, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a directive that all states immediately make eligible teachers, school staff, and childcare workers for COVID-19 vaccination across all vaccination providers.

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Long Term Care visitation
New Jersey Department of Health Expands Indoor Visitation in Long Term Care

New guidance allows for indoor visitation at all times regardless of the vaccination status of the resident or visitor—except for a few circumstances where visitation should be limited due to high risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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J&J Vaccine FAQs
J&J Vaccine FAQs

The newly-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine is different from the vaccines that were introduced earlier.

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WIC Participant Portal
WIC Participant Portal

Food assistance support for low-income communities is still accessible through the pandemic.

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Healthy New Jersey 2030
Healthy New Jersey 2030

NJ’s health improvement plan topics include access to quality care, healthy communities, healthy families, and healthy living.

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Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities
Licensing payments for Ambulatory Care Facilities

The Department now accepts secure online payments. Can pay via electronic check or credit card.

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Harm Reduction Centers
Harm Reduction Centers

Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne pathogens.

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New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)
New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

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

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In The News

Statement from New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli

Out of an abundance of caution and following the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the New Jersey Department of Health this morning paused the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine across all vaccination sites in the state.

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Governor Murphy Announces All Individuals Ages 16 and Older Will be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination on April 19

All individuals ages 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1.

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Governor Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

Given the increased risk of spreading COVID-19 for both residents who travel outside the state and for visitors into the state, New Jersey continues to strongly discourage unvaccinated individuals from engaging in non-essential interstate travel at this time. CDC recommends travel be deferred until individuals are fully vaccinated.

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New Jersey Department of Health Partners with NJ Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics on Approaches to Improve Screening Rates For Lead

The number of New Jersey children tested for lead exposure declined 20 percent last year, consistent with a Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) study that found COVID-19 adversely affected identification of children with elevated blood lead levels due to the closure of many medical offices, schools and day care centers last spring.

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Governor Murphy, Biden Administration Announce New Federal Pilot Community Vaccination Center in Newark

In partnership with the Biden Administration, Governor Phil Murphy today announced the planned opening of a pilot Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Vaccination Center located at the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

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Governor Murphy Reaffirms Commitment to End the Opioid Epidemic, Releases Final 2020 Year-End Overdose Death Data

The 2020 year-end data shows the loss of 3,046 New Jerseyans to suspected overdose deaths, closely comparable to 3,021 suspected overdose deaths in 2019, during a year impacted by the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Jersey Department of Health Launches COVID-19 Website for Long-Term Care Transparency

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced the launch of a new long-term care webpage, providing a user-friendly portal to identify the reopening status of facilities in the state, information on current outbreaks, frequently asked questions, and resources for residents, families, and staff.

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NJ Department of Health Investigating Cluster of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Union County

The Department is aware of 14 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, including one death, among individuals who live in or spend time in the county.

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