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Birth Certificates Can Now Reflect Gender Identity

Individuals whose births were registered in New Jersey can now file attestations to update the sex designation on their birth certificates to reflect their gender identities.

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Birth Certificates Can Now Reflect Gender Identity

Individuals whose births were registered in New Jersey can now file attestations to update the sex designation on their birth certificates to reflect their gender identities.

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Thousands of Women Benefitting From Restored Services Funding

10,000 have received enhanced preventive health care following the restoration of $7.5 million for family planning services.

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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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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

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In the Spotlight

Focus on HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 150 related viruses, some of which can lead to cancer. Vaccination offers protection.

Data Brief

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: 2/13/2019