Emerging Issues in Tobacco Use – Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern This webinar will discuss the current landscape on tobacco use and address emerging issues in tobacco misuse and prevention. It will feature experts from SAMHSA and the CDC, as well as NPW partner Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Register today: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/aw7y9kj6ybk&eom… Read More »
Please see the latest edition of the New Jersey Department of Health’s monthly newsletter “Health Matters,” available online here http://nj.gov/health/newsletter/documents/2017/Health%20Matters%20March-April%202017.pdf
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 »
Plan4Health: Nutrition webinar: Tuesday, May 9 Join us for the third webinar of a three-part series to learn about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation. Presenters will talk about nutrition focused policies, systems and environmental strategies that improve access to food and beverage options. Objectives… Read More »
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 »
This issue’s features: Article by the NJ Commissioner of Health on the state’s opioid crisis Column from NJPHA’s President on the proposed federal budget Article on the 80th anniversary of the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission Sources of data on health status, public health workforce, and more NJPHA Newsletter_Spring2017
Governor Chris Christie has signed a proclamation recognizing April 3-9 as Public Health Week in New Jersey. Click here to access the Proclamation.
Save the Date for: New Jersey Department of Health Population Summit Wednesday June 7, 2017 Click here for details and registration information.
The American Public Health Association voiced strong opposition to the extreme funding cuts outlined in President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request.
The Aetna Foundation’s 2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program is now open. This will be the Foundation’s only open RFP this year. The foundation expects to award up to $2 million in grants to organizations that increase opportunities for low-income, minority communities to make healthy choices in the places they live, work, learn, and play.… Read More »