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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.

NYC has confirmed a case of Ebola in a doctor who returned from West Africa. To keep our community informed on the facts, we continue to make available the most up to date information in New Jersey and the greater US on Ebola.

Learn about Enterovirus D68

34 states have reported low or declining activity of Enterovirus D68. New Jersey continues to have elevated activity. Learn the signs, symptoms and the facts and get answers to your most frequently asked questions.

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