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NJ Department of Health receives $80M public health grant from CDC

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“This is the beginning of a very exciting new chapter for the New Jersey Department of Health and public health in the Garden State,” said Commissioner Judith Persichilli. “We have a great opportunity to build a more resilient health department with a robust, well-trained workforce, a modernized infrastructure, and a stronger system for a healthier New Jersey."

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State announces funding to upgrade reproductive health care facilities

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“We must and will continue to take a comprehensive approach to making reproductive health care safe and accessible to all who need it in our state,” said Gov. Phil Murphy in a statement. “This is a matter of defending a fundamental right that remains under attack throughout our country. New Jersey will continue to serve as a safe haven for both providers and patients as we take additional steps to ensure protected, equitable access to this critical care.”

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NJDOH announces $116M in public health investments

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“The pandemic highlighted more than ever before just how critical it is for government to invest in public health,” said Gov. Phil Murphy. “A robust network of county and local health departments can make all the difference in helping states identify, address, and respond to public health issues. This investment will strengthen our public health infrastructure by making us more resilient and prepared to meet challenges facing New Jersey both today and in the future.”

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Department of Health building dedicated to Persichilli

Gov. Phil Murphy dedicates the New Jersey Department of Health State Office Building as the Judith M. Persichilli Building.

“Commissioner Persichilli has been an invaluable advisor and partner over the past several years, helping our state navigate the many challenges of an unprecedented pandemic,” Gov. Phil Murphy said during a Sept. 28 event. “Her composure and dependability as she led the Department of Health and kept residents informed alongside me during countless COVID briefings has made the name ‘Judy Persichilli’ ubiquitous throughout our state."

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