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Learn about Enterovirus D68

Enterovirus D68 has been affecting the Midwest. A total of 82 people in six states have been confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by EV-D68. Learn the signs, symptoms and the facts and get answers to your most frequently asked questions.

Latest News on Ebola

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening. Here's what you need to know.

For the most up to date information on Ebola and what you should know, go to the CDC's Ebola information page and NJ's FAQ.

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. The information in this brochure can help you cope with fears and anxiety related to public health emergencies.

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.

Health Alerts

    Important Numbers

    GENERAL
    NJ211
    2-1-1
    North Jersey Red Cross
    973-538-2160
    Poison Information
    1-800-222-1222
    Mental Health Hotline
    1-877-294-4357

    MORRIS COUNTY
    Health Management
    973-631-5484
    Emergency Management
    973-829-8600
    Sheriff's Office
    973-285-6600
    Prosecutor's Office
    973-285-6200

    NEW JERSEY
    Communicable Disease Service
    1-609-826-5964
    State Police
    1-609-882-2000