Never Leave Your Child Unattended in a Car
Hot oven, hot car - it’s the same thing. Never leave children or pets in parked cars alone. Learn more from the NJ Department of Children and Families.
Gardening, camping, hiking and playing outdoors – don’t forget to take steps to prevent bites from ticks. Get tips from the CDC.
We Prepare Everyday
This 2-minute video shows people with disabilities taking charge to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies. It emphasizes the Ready Campaign’s four building blocks of preparedness - Be Informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved.
Preventable Deaths in America
Up to 40 percent of annual deaths from each of the five leading US causes are preventable. The five leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional injuries. Together they accounted for 63 percent of all U.S. deaths in 2010, with rates for each cause varying greatly from state to state. Learn more from the CDC.
Community Health Indicators
Visit NJHealthMatters.org for more information.