May is Melanoma month

 The Washington Township Health Department would like to make residents aware that May is Melanoma month.  Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US and melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer.  More than 90% of melanoma skin cancers are due to skin cell damage...
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Timely Measles Information

 The Washington Township Health Department would like to make residents aware that although some surrounding areas are experiencing cases of measles approaching epidemic numbers there have been no cases of measles currently reported in Washington Township or its immediate neighboring communities. Though no cases have been currently reported, the Health Department...
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Morris County Health Management Newsletter Available

  The Washington Township Health Department would like to share with its residents the seasonal newsletter from the Morris County Office of Health Management.  Each newsletter offers some valuable information and insight into health issues in and around Morris County.  To view this winter's newsletter: CLICK  HERE
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Test Your Home for Radon - Why and How

 The Washington Township Health Department, Morris County, New Jersey, in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Radon Program, announces that January has been designated Radon Action Month. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. However, because...
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