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September is National Preparedness Month

Latest NewsAlthough we have not experienced a hurricane this season, we have seen the powerful impact of Harvey in Texas. We should be prepared for any disaster.

The Ready campaign is a national public campaign that educates and empowers Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.

Get preparedness tips on our blog and visit the Ready campaign.

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

Dispose of Medicine Safely

take the 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