Category: Medicine

New Jersey Observes World AIDS Day

STATE—In observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is joining organizations across the state to raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS and to encourage residents to get tested for HIV.

Woodbridge Schedules H1N1 Vaccine Clinic For Children

WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine (Thimerosal-free) to Woodbridge Township infants from the age of 6 months to 35 months (3 years of age) at a clinic scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Woodbridge Township Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.

State Suspends Season Flu Vaccine Mandate For Pre-Schoolers

STATE—Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced yesterday that due to limited seasonal flu vaccine availability, New Jersey will suspend, for this school year, the mandatory requirement for children six months through 59 months of age attending any child-care center or preschool facility to receive at least one dose of influenza vaccine.