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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Chronic Disease Series for the Black and Brown Community

  A series of seminars on Chronic Disease is being presented on Wednesdays during the month of September, beginning September 9th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.  Registration is required but all seminars are offered free of charge.  This series is geared toward  the Black and Brown Community and is sponsored in collaboration with: the...
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What should you do?

    The Washington Township Health Department would like to make residents aware that testing for COVID-19 is available through the County of Morris in partnership with Atlantic Health.  A drive-through testing center has been established in Parking Lot #1 of the County College of Morris, Dover Chester Road, Randolph, NJ  07869.  Testing ...
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Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus

View the attached flyer for tips on avoiding Coronavirus, and guidance for seeking medical care.    View the Washington Township Health Department Page for all Township updates regarding Coronavirus.     
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Coronavirus - Let's get the facts

   NJ is well into preparation for Novel Coronavirus  2019 and the Washington Township Health Department would like to update  area residents on several items of interest.  The following flyers were put out by the Centers for Disease Control for the purpose of  reducing fear, reinforcing the use of common sense and giving the...
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Protect yourself and your family

  The Washington Township Health Department has come across a very informative CDC link offering concrete steps that we can all take to protect ourselves and our families during this uncertain and constantly changing health situation.   Click Here   to find out what you can do to lessen your chances of contracting Coronavirus  and...
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2019 Novel Coronavirus Information & Updates

Due to the continually evolving situation and corresponding information regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus, the Washington Township Health Department has decided to utilize the State department of Health and Center for Disease Control web links. This will ensure consistent and updated messaging pertaining to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Please use the...
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Novel Coronavirus - Be Informed

  The Washington Township Health Department has received information regarding the rapidly spreading Novel Coronavirus.   Please    click here    to see basic information on the virus and watch for the logo above for updates.
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What you should know about Vaping and E-cigarettes

 The Washington Township Health Department, in cooperation with the NJ State Department of Health, would like residents to have all of the facts regarding Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping in light of current reports of health risks involved with this activity, especially among our youth. The NJ State Department of Health has put...
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Cancer Screenings

  The Washington Township Health Department wants residents to know that NJ CEED (NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection) in cooperation with Atlantic Health Systems offers free cancer screenings throughout the year.  Watch this website for the NJCEED logo for dates on upcoming cancer screenings available  at no charge to area...
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Upcoming Health Events

  The Health Department of Washington Township would like to make all Morris County residents aware of upcoming events sponsored by NJCEED (NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection).  Please see the   NJCEED November 2019 Update   for future programs and cancer screenings being held through January, 2020.
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Hot Flash II - Menopause and You

  The Washington Township Health Department would like to make area residents aware of a program being presented at the Morristown Medical Center Rockaway Health Pavilion on Mt. Hope Rd., Rockaway, NJ.   "Hot Flash II - Menopause and You" will be presented  on November 16th, 2019.  For further information on the...
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Morris County Free Rabies Clinics

  It's time to think about having your pets vaccinated for rabies.  The Washington Township Health Department would like to remind pet owners to check their pet's vaccination status.  If your dog or cat is due for a rabies booster, remember that any resident of NJ can take their pet to any...
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Beware the Mosquito

  Even though the weather is getting cooler and the time to worry about these pesky little buggers is almost over, the Washington Township Health Department would like to make you aware of the diseases they carry and how you can prevent yourself, your family, your neighbors and your pets from...
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Be Informed ... E-Cigarettes & Vaping ... What you need to know.

   The Washington Township Health Department, in cooperation with the NJ State Department of Health, would like residents to have all of the facts regarding Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping in light of current reports of health risks involved with this activity, especially among our youth. The NJ State Department of Health...
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FREE Cancer Screening Programs for Men and Women

  The Washington Township Public Health Nurse would like to make residents aware of FREE Cancer Screenings available for Men and Women through the NJCEED (NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection) Program.  For information on eligibility and availability or for more information on NJCEED and its programs 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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