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Fight the Flu!

Remember to Take 3 actions to fight flu this season. 1. Get a Vaccine in shot or mist form. 2. Wash your hands. 3. Take antivirals if prescribed by your doctor if you get the flu.

CDC recommends 3 steps to fight flu this season: take time to get a flu vaccine, take everyday preventive actions and take antivirals if prescribed.

Learn more about fighting the flu from the CDC.

Opioid Epidemic

image of pills and other opiatesThe Opioid epidemic in New Jersey is recognized as a public health crisis. Find resources to help end this crisis and save lives at www.reachnj.gov.

Dispose of Medicine Safely

Take the American Medicine Chest Challenge!Take the American Medicine Chest Challenge!

  1. Take inventory of your prescription and over-the-counter medicine.
  2. Secure your medicine.
  3. Dispose of your unused, unwanted, and expired medicine at an American Medicine Chest Challenge Disposal site.
  4. Do not share the medicine prescribed to you
  5. Talk to your children and physician about the dangers of prescription drug abuse… they are listening. For tips visit Partnership For Drug-Free Kids, NIDA, and StopMedicinceAbuse.com.

Community Health Indicators

Visit NJHealthMatters.org for more information.