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Join NJPHA’s Leadership Team for 2018-2019!

Dear NJPHA member: Do you want to become better connected with your public health colleagues who belong to NJPHA?  Do you have any ideas about how our organization (or to put it better, your organization) can better serve your interests and the interest of public health in New Jersey?  Then I invite you to become a member… Read More »

DOH Newsletter – DMHAS edition 2017

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. http://nj.gov/health/newsletter/documents/2017/Health%20Matters%20DMHAS%20special%20edition%20Fall%202017.pdf

Congenital Syphilis Information

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… Read More »

New Jersey Climate Change Fall Conference Save The Date!

Climate Change Policy in New Jersey: Advancing Opportunities to make New Jersey Safer, Greener, Healthier and More Prosperous Hosted by the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Coach Barn at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ. Event flyer available here.

New Jersey Department of Health Achieves National Accreditation

“Achieving accreditation indicates that the New Jersey Department of Health is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the community by striving to continuously improve the quality of the services it delivers,” said Ray (Bud) Nicola, MD, MHSA, chair of PHAB’s Board of Directors and affiliate professor at the University of Washington School of… Read More »

A Third of Children Exposed to Lead in the U.S. Likely Undiagnosed

PEDIATRICS STUDY REVEALS STATES WHERE MORE THAN 80% OF LEAD-POISONED CHILDREN REMAIN UNIDENTIFIED As concerns about lead exposure peak across the U.S., a PHI study published today in Pediatrics indicates that reporting may be capturing just 2 out of every 3 children poisoned by lead. “Assessing Child Lead Poisoning Case Ascertainment in the US, 1999-2010,”… Read More »

RWJF and the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute Released the 8th Annual County Health Rankings

A collaborative project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI), the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, available online at www.countyhealthrankings.org, show that where you live influences how well and how long you live. The Rankings allow each state to see how its counties compare on more… Read More »