In this issue: -NJ Health Commissioner on June 5th Population Health Summit, focused on the opioid epidemic; -NJPHA’s Vice President on advocacy in Trenton; and -health policy at the local level. Summer 2018
In this issue: First column from NJPHA’s new President; NJ’s new Health Commissioner on the priorities of Gov. Murphy and the Department; and Public health officials’ liability for decisions. Newsletter_Spring18
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… Read More »
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.
In this issue: NJPHA President on partnerships and advocacy in 2017; NJDOH Acting Deputy Commissioner on the Department’s “Protect Your Baby from Syphilis” prevention campaign; Rutgers School of Public Health’s Dean on keeping the public in public health; and an article on getting started in public health advocacy. Winter 2018
The New Jersey Department of Health’s September-October 2017 newsletter “Health Matters,” is available here.
Congratulations to the new NJPHA Officers and Executive Board Members! President: Paschal Nwako President-elect: Hansel Asmar Immediate Past President: Kevin McNally Vice President: Don Weinbaum Second Vice President: Cynthia Golembeski Secretary: Teresa Keeler Treasurer: Oliver Lontok Executive Board members at large Perry Halkitis Sylvia Bookbinder
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
This issue’s features: Article by the NJ Commissioner of Health on the integration of physical, mental, and behavioral health care in the Dept. of Health; column from NJPHA’s President on traumatic brain injuries and NJPHA’s upcoming Annual Conference; and an article with HIPAA facts for public health departments. Fall 2017_NJPHA Newsletter
New Jersey Department of Health monthly newsletter. View or download the newsletter here.