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    Phone (609) 465-1187 Fax (609) 465-3933 
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Prevention is one of the cornerstones of public health. In this climate of fiscal restraints and increasing health care costs, we can no longer spare the "pound of cure" in lieu of the "ounce of prevention."  This is what Public Health is all about.
Flu Vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations

Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Prescription Card Program

Prescription Card Program

Family Planning Program

Family Planning

West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

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Medical Reserve Corps

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Fitness and Nutrition

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- Cancer Education & Early Detection
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The American Red Cross continues its work helping people devastated by the regional disasters such as the flooding recently impacting parts of the Mid-West and other regions of the country. As a result, there continues to be a high demand for blood. And supplies are low.
Preventing the Spread of Wildlife Rabies in Cape May County
In response to an increase in animal rabies cases, Freeholder Kristine Gabor announced today that the Departments of Health and Mosquito Control will be working together to distribute over 34,560 vaccine-laden baits throughout the mainland communities of Cape May County.
Freeholder Kristine Gabor is pleased to announce that the 2014 Coastal Water Monitoring Program will begin on May 12th and continue through September 2, 2014 in Cape May County.

County to Host Healthcare Resource Day

Freeholder Kristine Gabor and the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders invite the public to attend the county’s annual Healthcare Resource Day on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Assessment of unmet health needs of individuals affected by Superstorm Sandy

“Although there has been much progress made, some families and communities are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy,” said Freeholder Kristine Gabor. “As a result, a survey will be conducted by the Cape May County Department of Health to identify the unmet health and well-being needs of affected individuals.”

Importance of Influenza Vaccination

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) would like to remind all healthcare providers to encourage all patients 6 months of age and older who have not yet received an influenza vaccine this season to be vaccinated against influenza. Annual influenza vaccination is the best tool for prevention of influenza and its complications.

Cape May County Health Department Presents Free Workshop - "Take Control of Your Health"

Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor announced that the Cape May County Health Department will present a free six-session health workshop for persons with any ongoing or long-term health condition during February and March.

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Get Directions to the Health Department 
Save Money on Prescriptions 
Get Ocean Water Quality Information 
Get Food Safety Information
Request a Restaurant Inspection Report 
Receive Home Health Care 
Apply for a Septic or Well Permit 
Learn about West Nile Virus/ Report a Dead Bird 
Get Current Air Quality Information 
Get Water Quality Management Plan Info 
Join the Medical Reserve Corps 
Learn More about Summer Safety 
Information on Extreme Heat 
Get a Flu Shot 
Download a Flu Consent Form 
Download a Flu Consent Form (en español) 

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Infórmese acerca del mercado de seguros médicos y sus nuevas opciones de cobertura. .


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