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How a Public Health Institute Would Advance Health Equity in New Jersey – RWJF
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This report recommends comprehensive strategies to create such an institute with a mission to close health equity gaps and ensure New Jersey has adequate resources for its residents to live their healthiest lives. This content was originally published here.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: New Jersey needs a public health institute | Opinion – nj.com
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By Maisha Simmons and Sallie George Though millions of dedicated New Jerseyans performed heroically in response to COVID-19, the pandemic exposed — and worsened — health inequity along racial, ethnic, income, and other fault lines. This public health crisis, unprecedented in our lifetime, also underscores the need to strengthen the state’s public health capacity. One […]

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Health Care Workers in New Jersey Join Local 152 – For Local Unions
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Workers at the Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation’s outpatient offices in southern New Jersey recently joined UFCW Local 152 for a better life. The 13 receptionists and aides work in multiple Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation physical and occupational therapy centers in locations ranging from Toms River to Cape May. These workers joined our union family because… […]

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America’s Keswick Christian Retreat and Conference Center in Montgomery, New Jersey – Health Retreats | Bunity
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America’s Keswick Christian Retreat and Conference Center, Health Retreats, in Montgomery, New Jersey (732) 350-1187. Check out our business showcase on Bunity. This content was originally published here.

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DannLaw asks federal court to order officials of Woodland Behavioral Health to stop interfering with Disability Rights New Jersey’s investigation of abuse and neglect at troubled facility
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On Tuesday March 8, Attorneys Javier Merino and Andrew Wolf of DannLaw asked the Federal District Court for New Jersey to issue an injunction ordering the owners and operators of Woodland Behavioral Health to stop interfering with Disability Rights New Jersey’s (Disability Rights NJ) ongoing investigation of abuse and neglect at the troubled Andover, New […]

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US Department of Labor fines New Jersey auto parts seller $1.2M for 33 workplace safety, health violations following worker’s serious hand injury
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CAMDEN, NJ – On Sept. 9, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated an inspection of My Auto Store after a vehicle lift crushed a worker’s hand in Camden. The agency determined that The Auto Store LLC – operator of the automobile dismantling company – failed to have proper safeguards […]

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New Jersey Announces $11 Million Health Care Plan for Undocumented Children
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In his state budget announcement yesterday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy included a potential $11 million health care plan for undocumented children. “Through this budget, we will continue to support our ‘cover all kids’ initiative that is ensuring that every child in New Jersey has access to health care,” Murphy said. More than 26,000 residents […]

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