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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Local Health Departments Honored for Excellence In Public Health https://snjtoday.com Jul 8, 2015 Environmental Health,Food Safety NJ
Madison Health Department offers tips to prevent infection from West Nile virus NJ.com May 8, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NJ
Monmouth health department investigating seven suspected mumps cases nj.com Sep 4, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NJ
Local Honored for Decades of Dedication to Public Health The Berlin Citizen Apr 19, 2013 NACCHO in the News NJ
Measles present in Somerset County Hunterdon County Democrat Mar 15, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NJ
Cumberland County Health Department to promote food safety with poster contest for students NJ.com Mar 6, 2013 Environmental Health,Food Safety NJ
Video Contest Recruits Teens To Spread Message About Youth Vaccinations NJToday.NET Sep 29, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NJ
Health department checks local restaurants after power outages NJ.com Jul 6, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety NJ
Passaic County initiates radon awareness program NorthJersey.com Mar 19, 2012 Environmental Health NJ
Editorial: N.J. Should Restore Funds for Anti-Smoking Programs to Save Lives, Cut Healthcare Costs Times of Trenton Feb 9, 2012 General Interest NJ
NJ Offers Help to Quit Smoking, But Health Experts Say It’s Not Enough NJ Spotlight Jan 25, 2012 General Interest NJ
Vineland considers raising Health Department fees Press of Atlantic City Jan 3, 2012 Environmental Health NJ
Vineland considers raising Health Department fees pressofAtlanticCity Jan 3, 2012 General Interest NJ
Local Health Departments Relying on Larger Agencies, Volunteers to Provide Services Press of Atlantic City Dec 4, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
Health Department Aims to Increase Revenues, Expand Services to Other Towns MadisonPatch Sep 29, 2011 General Interest NJ
How We’ve Prepared Better Since Sept. 11 Poughkeepsie Journal Sep 11, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Report: N.J. Not Staffed to Handle a Crisis NJ.com Sep 1, 2011 General Interest NJ
People with Chronic Disease Assisted News Transcript Aug 24, 2011 Chronic Disease NJ
Take Control of Your Health Program NJ NorthJersey.com Aug 24, 2011 Chronic Disease NJ
Your Health is Worth It Hunterdon County Democrat Aug 12, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Caldwell Approves Amended Budget with 0.0% Increase to Municipal Tax Levy TheCaldwellsPatch Jul 13, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
North Caldwell Considers Eliminating Volunteer Board of Health TheCaldwellsPatch Jun 16, 2011 General Interest NJ
Board of Health Discusses Cutting Costs, Inspections and Vaccinations WestfieldPatch Jun 10, 2011 Budget Cuts,Immunization NJ
Jersey City’s Free STD Clinic Gets 30-Day Reprieve: Layoffs Are Postponed for Now Jersey City Independent May 26, 2011 General Interest NJ
Granville Township Mosquito Control District Can’t be Abolished Newark Advocate May 26, 2011 General Interest NJ
Council Makes Minor Changes to Budget Pascack Valley Community Life May 24, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
Jersey City Officials Defend Closing Free Health Clinic to Help Tackle Ongoing Budget Problems Jersey City Independent May 19, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
Carlstadt Announces Cuts The Record May 12, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
Spending Plan Eliminates Two Positions in Lodi The Record Apr 23, 2011 Budget Cuts NJ
Somerset County Ranks Third in State-Wide Health Study The Messenger-Gazette Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Health study provides food for thought in N.J. The Star-Ledger Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Report Ranks Morris County as 2nd-Healthiest in NJ Daily Record Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
County Ranks 5th In Health Survey of State New Jersey Herald Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Warren County Ranked Ninth Healthiest County in New Jersey by National Study Warren Reporter Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Camco Ranks Near Bottom in NJ for Health Courier Post Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Editorial: Plenty of hurdles to better health in Cumberland County The News of Cumberland County Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Report Ranks Health of Nearly All U.S. Counties, Urges Improvement WRDW 12 Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Bergen Ranks 4th in Healthy NJ Counties, Passaic is 14th The Record Mar 30, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Study: Bergen Ranks 4th in Healthy NJ Counties, Passaic is 14th The Record Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Cumberland County Ranks Last in Health NJ.com Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
New Report Says Hudson County is One of the Least Healthiest Counties in New Jersey Jersey City Independent Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Hunterdon is New Jersey’s Healthiest County, Study Shows Hunterdon County Democrat Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
NJ Health Checkup Shows Hunterdon is Healthiest County in State The Star-Ledger Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Buncombe County Ranks 17th in NC Health Citizen-Times Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Hudson Ranks As One of State’s Most Unhealthy Counties, According to Study The Jersey Journal Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Cumberland Health and Wellness Alliance Address es [sic] Health Needs of Cumberland County Residents The Bridgeton News Feb 15, 2011 County Health Rankings NJ
Cumberland Health and Wellness Alliance Address es [sic] Health Needs of Cumberland County Residents The Bridgeton News Feb 15, 2011 General Interest NJ
Religion, vaccine laws may clash The Record (NJ) Feb 7, 2011 Immunization NJ
Vineland City Council Votes to Test Merger of City, County Health Departments Press of Atlantic City Jan 25, 2011 General Interest NJ
Free Emergency Response Training Offered in Manalapan Asbury Park Press Jan 24, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Boroughs, Montgomery OK Health, Animal Pacts Hopewell Valley News Jan 13, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Passaic County’s Medical Reserve Corps Needs Volunteer Support in ‘11 The Record Jan 10, 2011 NACCHO in the News NJ
Hands Off After Wafer Scare Wall Street Journal Jan 7, 2011 General Interest,Immunization NJ
Edison Department of Health and Human Services Receives Award myCentralJersey.com Dec 21, 2010 Good News NJ
Hanover Prepares for Layoffs of 10 Municipal Workers The Star-Ledger Nov 18, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
PRESS RELEASE: New Jersey Joins the SIPC to Promote the One & Only Campaign One and Only Campaign Nov 17, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News NJ
Former Warren Cop Chief to Head Public Safety in Somerset County The Star-Ledger Nov 14, 2010 General Interest NJ
State Uses Partnerships to Help Cleanup Abandoned Tire Dumps Gloucester County Times Oct 23, 2010 General Interest NJ
State Uses Partnerships to Help Cleanup Abandoned Tire Dumps Gloucester County Times Oct 23, 2010 Good News NJ
Come with a Grocery List, Leave with a Flu Shot NPR Oct 4, 2010 General Interest NJ
County Family Planning Services Saved Cape May Herald Sep 13, 2010 Good News NJ
Storytelling Tradition Illuminates Environmental Public Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest NJ
First of Vineland’s Furloughs Shuts Down City Hall Friday The Daily Journal Aug 19, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
HIV/AIDS Patients Will Get Their Medications after All The Record Jul 30, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News NJ
Jersey City Employee Union Reacts to News of More Furloughs The Jersey Journal Jul 19, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
Cumberland, Other Counties Now Share Health Officer The Daily Journal Jul 3, 2010 General Interest NJ
Salem County Offers Monthly Health Tip Today’s Sunbeam Jul 3, 2010 General Interest NJ
Smaller Towns Turn to Outside Contractors for Health Services South Bergenite Jun 24, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
OPINION: The Record: Women's Health Matters The Record May 17, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
Local H1N1 Vaccine Clinics’ Success in Averting Pandemic Celebrated Montgomery News May 16, 2010 H1N1,NACCHO in the News NJ
District Salutes School Medical Staff

The Record May 13, 2010 Good News,H1N1 NJ
Smoking Program Rolls Along The Daily Journal May 13, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
Garfield Layoff Plan Includes 20 Employees, 12 Police Demotions Community News (Garfield Edition) May 12, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
LAWRENCE: $41M Budget Plan Awaits Hearing The Lawrence Journal May 5, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
County OKs Plan with Layoffs Burlington County Times Apr 29, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
350 City Workers Face Furlough on Fridays Courier-Post Apr 10, 2010 Budget Cuts NJ
Burlington County Is Healthiest in S.J., Report Says The Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 23, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
$663,356 Grant for AIDS Program The News of Cumberland County Mar 16, 2010 Good News NJ
County Health Rankings Mirror Wealth in New Jersey New Jersey Newsroom Feb 20, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
Cumberland County at the Bottom of Another Bad List The News of Cumberland County Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
Report: Burlington among the Healthiest Burlington County Times Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
Hunterdon Official Sees Room for Improvement despite Top Health Ranking myCentralJersey.com Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
Bergen Ranks in Top 5 of State's Healthiest Counties The Record Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings,NACCHO in the News NJ
Study Finds Cumberland County Has Poorest Health in State Press of Atlantic City Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NJ
Health Care Reform: Fulfilling the Promise of Public Health NJ Voices Jan 15, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News NJ
Somerville Bracing for Tough Budget Choices Courier News Dec 11, 2009 Budget Cuts NJ
Looking to Share in Savings, More Towns Consider Merging Services Star-Ledger Sep 13, 2009 Budget Cuts NJ
Paychecks Are Ending for 60 County Employees Times of Trenton Sep 3, 2009 Budget Cuts NJ
Health Department Concerned with Closing South Bergenite Jul 29, 2009 Budget Cuts NJ
Hunterdon County Public Nurse Budget Sustains 28% Slash Hunterdon County Democrat Jun 4, 2009 Budget Cuts NJ
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