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Stop Ticks!

Gardening, camping, hiking and playing outdoors – don’t forget to take steps to prevent bites from ticks. Get tips from the CDC.

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet!

Help Morris County safely dispose of commonly abused medications! Bring your expired or unused medicine to your local Rx Collection Site .

Coping with Public Health Emergencies

It is natural to be upset when you think your health – or the health of your loved ones - is threatened. Learn how to cope with fears and stress related to public health emergencies, as well as the best ways to discuss them with your children.

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.

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