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.
“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 Public Health in Seattle.
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The American Public Health Association comments on the the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans
The Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, in collaboration with the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, is pleased to offer an exciting FREE Train-the-Trainers opportunity to disseminate "SBIRT" (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) to key stakeholders.
We are reaching out to preventionists, public health workers, educators, clinicians, policy makers, and ALL HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS who can train, advocate, and champion the implementation of SBIRT as an evidence-based public health model to reduce the harmful effects of risky alcohol and drug use.
For additional information please click here for the flyer and here for the registration form.
SBIRT:Training of Trainers
Instructor: Alan Lyme, MSW, ICADC, ICCS, MAC
10/24/16 - 10/26/16
9 am – 4 pm
Location: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies
Smithers Hall, Room 200
607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
This year's World Environmental Health Day theme is tobacco control and the National Environmental Health Association is focusing on the negative health effects of second and third hand smoke.
- Attached is our World EH Day Partner Toolkit and an abbreviated version is available online.
- Join us for a partner kick off call on September 19 at 11:30 am MDT/1:30 pm EDT
- Participate in the Twitter chat using #WorldEHDay at 1 pm MDT/3 pm EDT on September 26
This observance provides an opportunity to stress the value of vaccination across the lifespan. This year, the first week of August (August 1-7) will focus on adult immunizations.
For more information on specific chronic health conditions and vaccination, click the links below. These websites are also available in Spanish.
What does this program do? HUD is announcing the availability of approximately $58 million for its Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program (Community Compass), HUD's integrated technical assistance and capacity building initiative.
Applications due July 19, 2016
For more information, click here!
Statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, executive director of the American Public Health Association, in the wake of this week’s tragic shootings. Please click the link below to read the entire statement.
The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH Center), funded by HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, launched a newsletter this week to help you stay up-to-date on adolescent and young adult health topics and resources. See the most recent issue. To subscribe, contact Karissa Charles at kcharles@...<kcharles@...>