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 »
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
This year, APHA will host its seventh annual NPHW Twitter Chat on April 5 at 2 p.m. EDT. Click here for further details.
Rutgers School of Public Health announces its 22nd Annual Public Health Symposium; Communicating the SCIENCE of Public Health – A Critical Skill in Challenging Times. Click here for details and registration information.
Register Now | February 21, 2017 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on blood glucose and type 2 diabetes screening. Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes screening and prevention.… Read More »