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Welcome to the New Jersey Department of Health
Cathleen D. Bennett
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey is home to over 2000 licensed hospitals, nursing homes, and medical care facilities. Search for a facility, or learn more about the Division of Certificate of Need and Licensing, Division of Health Facility Survey and Field Operations and Office of Health Care Financing.
The NJDOH is aware of 9 cases of invasive meningococcal disease (meningitis) associated with Princeton University.
New Jersey’s Three Part Approach to Health Information Technology:
The Office of Vital Statistics and Registry registers vital events and maintains the following vital records:
- Adoptions – foreign and domestic
- Birth, marriage and death records
- Civil union records
- Domestic partnership records
Planning for end-of-life care is important for ensuring that your medical preferences are properly carried out by your health care provider.
These resources are designed to make end-of-life decisions clear so that loved ones and medical professionals know what steps should be taken on your behalf.
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