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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.

Benefit of the 2014 flu vaccine

Ebola Update

The New Jersey Department of Health and local health departments continue to actively monitor person who have visited to or traveled from an Ebola-impacted country. To date, there are no cases of Ebola in NJ. Learn what NJ is doing and what you might need to know.

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.

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