The Flu Ends With You
It’s flu season – even healthy people can get the flu. CDC recommends everyone 6 months of age and older get a flu vaccine. Vaccination is the best way to protect you and your loved ones from getting the flu. Learn more about the flu.
Get the Facts on Ebola
Currently in New Jersey, there are no Ebola cases. With the help of the New Jersey Department of Health, the Morris County Office of Health Management and municipal health departments continue to watch for potential cases. The risk of an Ebola outbreak in our community is very low.
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.