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George F. Wagner, Director of Public Safety
Karen B. DeMarco, Health Officer
Tadhgh Rainey, Division Head - Health

908-788-1351
health@co.hunterdon.nj.us

314 State Route 12
County Complex, Building #1
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900


 

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DIVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES

Ebola Preparedness in Hunterdon County

EBOLA PREPAREDNESS
IN
HUNTERDON COUNTY

OEM and Health Officials Only

For access contact the
County Health Officer
at 908-788-1351
or
County OEM Coordinator
at 908-788-1196

Hunterdon County Public Health is following the CDC and the NJ Department of Health Guidelines
to protect our commmunity...

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Is it Flu or Ebola?

FLU:

The flu is a COMMON contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. The flu is different from a cold.

Flu can cause mild to severe illness, and complications can lead to death.

EBOLA:

Ebloa is a RARE and deadly disease caused by infection with an Ebola Virus

 

 

READ MORE...

 

 

EXPLANATION OF QUARANTINE - October 29, 2014

Why are people Quarantined?
There is much discussion in the news regarding the use of Quarantine as a measure to protect the public’s health.  Quarantine is defined as the restriction of movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick (http://www.cdc.gov/quarantine).  By definition, people placed in quarantine are NOT ill.  If an individual does become ill while in quarantine, they are then provided medical treatment, as appropriate for the disease.  Sometimes they can be treated at home, and sometimes they will require hospitalization, it depends on the disease. READ MORE...

 

WASH HANDSWhat is the best way to help fight off ANY Virus?

WASH YOUR HANDS.

Click on the image to the left to see the best way to wash properly

HUNTERDON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES IS FOLLOWING THE CDC AND THE NJ DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GUIDELINES TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY.

EBOLA:

WASH HANDS

HELPING YOURSELF AND OTHERS:

Coping with the Emotional Impact of Public Health Emergencies

From the NJ Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health& Addiction Services
Disaster & Terrorism Branch
www.disastermentalhealthnj.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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