October Atlantic Health Community Calendar

Fall is here!¬†ūüćĀ Atlantic Health System offers a variety of community health events held both virtually and in-person.¬† The October Community Health Calendar is now OPEN!¬† Please click the¬†link below to view the different events that are being held and resources that are offered.¬†¬† LINK: October AHS Calendar
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October Atlantic Health Community Calendar

Fall is here!¬†ūüćĀ Atlantic Health System offers a variety of community health events held both virtually and in-person.¬† The October Community Health Calendar is now OPEN!¬† Please download the PDF link below to view the different events that are being held and resources that are offered.¬†¬† Atlantic Health Community Health Calendar
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Don't Let the Flu get YOU!

Once again, this year, the Washington Township Health Department will hold a Flu Clinic offering flu vaccine shots for adult residents of Washington Township.  The vaccinations will be offered to any resident over the age of 18 (without insurance for $35.00).  Any resident covered by Medicare Part "B" can receive the vaccine free...
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FALL IN! Veteran Firepit Talk

The Morris County Veteran Services Office is offering an opportunity to speak with your fellow veterans. Speakers who served in Vietnam & Afghanistan wars will talk about time in service, navigating life after service and MORE!  ALL Veterans are welcome to attend.  WHEN: 10/27/2021 from 6:00pm-7:30pm WHERE: 540 W. Hanover Ave.,...
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Free Parenting Skills for Spanish-Speaking Parents

Please see the attached flyers for the upcoming Spanish speaking Active Parenting classes hosted by the Center for Family Services and the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of NNJ.  These classes will be held every Wednesday via Zoom beginning 10/13/21 - 11/17/21 from 6p-7p. The course is FREE for all parents...
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UPDATE: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

                                                             *IMPORTANT INFORMATION* CDC recommends that the following groups should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least 6 months after completing...
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Don't let the FLU get YOU!

Once again, this year, the Washington Township Health Department will hold a Flu Clinic offering flu vaccine shots for adult residents of Washington Township.  The vaccinations will be offered to any resident over the age of 18 (without insurance for $35.00).  Any resident covered by Medicare Part "B" can receive the vaccine free...
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Out-of-the-Darkness Morris County Walk

Event Details Date: 09/18/2021 Location: Cougar Field - Chatham Township, NJ Walk Day Activities Begin: 4:00 pm Opening Ceremony: 5:00 pm Event Ends: 7:00 pm Walk Chairs: Curt Ritter & Anthony Loporto Event Day Details are subject to change as we get closer to Walk Day.  Please make sure you're registered so we can keep you informed on...
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Upcoming September Events In Our Community

September has arrived and with it comes events and classes available in your community from Atlantic Health System.  To protect the health and safety of patients, communities, and health care professionals, Atlantic Health System has revised many community classes, support groups, and meetings. Some events are being held virtually or in-person with enhanced...
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Back-to-Health Open House

Back-to-Health Open House - ‚ÄúBuilding Back the Best Version of Yourself‚ÄĚ ¬†Event Location: Valley View Chapel, 115 E. Mill Rd Event Date & Time: September 21, 2021, 6:00p - 8:30p This event is hosted by the Washington Township Health Department as an opportunity for residents to access information on resources offered...
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Overdose & Fentanyl Poisoning Awareness Day

Join the Morris County Department of Human Services for their annual global event raising awareness of overdose and fentanyl poisoning, reducing the stigma, and a memorial honoring the loved ones of Morris County taken by the drug epidemic. This memorial will also honor their grieving loved ones and those who continue to fight...
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Well-Check Program for Senior Citizens & Disabled Residents

The Washington Township Health Department offers a Well-Check Program in support of seniors and disabled residents of both Washington & Chester Township. Program Details: Includes quarterly, yearly, or emergency calls from the Township inquiring about their well-being and to determine if assistance is needed. Well-Check calls due to severe weather, power...
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Back to Health Open House

Back-to-Health Open House - ‚ÄúBuilding Back the Best Version of Yourself‚ÄĚ Event Location: Valley View Chapel, 115 E. Mill Rd Event Date & Time: September 21, 2021, 6:00p - 8:30p This event is hosted by the Washington Township Health Department as an opportunity for residents to access information on resources offered...
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What about the J&J Vaccine?

 The Washington Township Health Department would like to make area residents aware that the J&J vaccine is considered safe by both the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and USFDA (US Food and Drug Administration). If you could like to know more about this particular vaccine,    click here. Whichever vaccine...
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A Story of Teen Depression .... Lessons and HOPE

The Washington Township Health Department would like to make area residents aware of a presentation¬†by¬†local Rotary District 7475 Community Connection Initiative. ‚ÄúSpreading Awareness on Substance Use Disorder and Offering Recovery Resources‚Ä̬†¬†¬† This zoom session will present "Remembering TJ"¬† A family's experience and efforts to raise awareness of teen depression and suicide...
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TODAY is World Cancer Day

Even during a Pandemic, patients and health care professionals are battling cancer in all forms, in all stages.  NJCEED along with the Washington Township Health Department acknowledge February 4th -  World Cancer Day and February as  National Cancer Prevention Month.  To see what NJCEED has planned for this month    click here....
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THE RABIES CLINIC IS FULL! No appointments available

    The Washington Township Health Department would like to thank everyone who called for appointments for the Free Rabies Clinic being held at the DPW Building on Saturday January 16th.  At this time all available appointments have been filled.  We apologize to any and all who have tried to schedule appointments...
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Atlantic Cancer Screenings

Atlantic Health System is offering free cancer screenings for individuals without insurance. For dates and more information, please see their flyer or call 973-971-5952. 2021 Atlantic Cancer Screenings (Bilingual) Atlantic also offers ZoomWe offer Zoom We offer Zoom We offer ZoomWe offer Zoom We offer ZoomWe offer Zoom -based programs on...
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Are you ready to quit yet?

 If you are considering giving up smoking or even if you aren't yet considering it, the Washington Township Health Department would like to encourage you to attend one or both of the virtual seminars being sponsored by RWJBarnabas Health, Rutgers Cancer Institute and Screen NJ.  These virtual seminars are being held...
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We Need Your Help

  The Washington Township Health Department is working hard to investigate COVID cases, counsel those affected and trace contacts.  We need your help.  Please cooperate with our staff if/when they call and offer valid addresses for students and family members living away from home so that cases and contacts can be transferred to the correct...
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