Flu activity is widespread in 48 US states and Puerto Rico, causing 53 pediatric deaths so far and high influenza-like illness activity levels in 42 states.
CDC continues to recommend flu vaccination at this time—there are still weeks of flu activity to come this season and more than one flu virus is circulating.
See the Digital Campaign Toolkit for various resources.
NJDOH collects information on Influenza-like Illness weekly from hospital emergency departments and long term care facilities, and also collects absenteeism information from schools. Click here to access the weekly Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report.
The New Jersey Department of Health’s September-October 2017 newsletter “Health Matters,” is available here.
Check out the latest edition of the New Jersey Department of Health’s “Health Matters” newsletter. This special edition is devoted entirely to Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) content.
New Jersey Department of Health monthly newsletter.
View or download the newsletter here.
Climate Change Policy in New Jersey
Advancing Opportunities to Make New Jersey Safer, Greener, Healthier, and More Prosperous
A conference hosted by the New Jersey Climate
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Conference details and registration
New Jersey Public Health Association
In collaboration with the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
2017 Annual Conference
Prevention of Brain Injuries
October 23, 2017
Visit the Annual Conference page for more details
The March of Dimes in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to increase patient awareness of Congenital Syphilis.
Syphilis during pregnancy can cause serious problems for your baby, like premature birth (before 37 weeks of pregnancy). It also can cause death for your baby before or after birth. If your baby is born with syphilis, it can cause lifelong problems, like being blind or deaf. Learn how to protect your baby from syphilis.
Reference the following materials for more information.
The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. The fellowship is based in Washington, D.C.
Applications, additional information and brief articles from the previous fellows are available on APHA’s website.
The application deadline for the 2018 fellowship is August 14, 2017
This is a day long workshop before the APHA conference in November on how to evaluate public health programs. The steps and standards of the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation will be utilized as a systematic process to conducting evaluations.
For details and registration click here the link below.