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New Jersey Health Commissioner Visits Sussex County

Release Date: February 25, 2019
The New Jersey State Department of Health conducted a site visit on February 7, 2019.

Sussex Counth and New Jersey Health Officials

The Sussex County Division of Health met with representatives from the State Department of Health on February 7, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wheatsworth Campus. The NJDOH Strategic Engagement with Local Health meeting was led by Dr. Shereef Elnahal, the NJDOH Commissioner. A site visit was conducted of the department and an overview of major agency programs and services was discussed. Topics included Lyme and tick-borne disease awareness, Opioid misuse and the overdose epidemic along with lead screening and management. Also discussed were communicable disease, women and child health and smoke free air.