Breastfeeding Rates Improving in New Jersey

STATE As the state Department of Health highlights World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, and National Breastfeeding Month, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd announced today that New Jersey breastfeeding rates improved according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2012 Breastfeeding Report Card.

OPINION: New Jersey’s Community Health Centers Strengthen The Health Care Safety Net

This is National Health Center Week, a time to showcase the comprehensive and patient-centered care provided by New Jersey’s 20 community health centers and their 105 satellite facilities. This year’s theme—“Powering Healthier Communities”—celebrates the key role health centers play in improving the health of our communities.