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DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
609 645 5935
Fax: 609-645-5931
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Welcome to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health

We envision a community where every person enjoys a healthy lifestyle in a healthy environment. We are making that vision a reality by offering comprehensive health services to enhance your work, your family, your neighborhood and your life. Take a look at our programs and services. And remember that we are here for you with information, advice and the ability to help you enjoy better living – healthy living in Atlantic County.

Don't Be Left Out in the Cold
Flu Shots Still Available
No Appointment NecessaryWalk-In Flu Shot Schedule
Older Adults

Changing with the Seasons
Seasonal Health Tips

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most
common cancer in the US and the second
leading cause of death from cancer.
It affects people in all racial and ethnic groups
and is most often found in people age 50
and older. Six out of 10 deaths from
colorectal cancer could be prevented with
regular screenings.
File is in PDF format. CDC Fact Sheet

Screenings and health counseling are
available from the Division of Public Health.
Call 645-5933.

 

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Hello, I'm Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson. A new year is upon us, but the flu season has just begun.

If you haven't already had your seasonal flu shot now is the time.

Flu activity typically peaks in January and February and the flu season can last as late as May, so it's NOT too late to vaccinate.

The Atlantic County Division of Public Health continues to offer flu shots for Atlantic County residents at two convenient locations.

Flu shots are available at the Stillwater Building in Northfield, Monday through Friday from 9 AM until noon, and in Hammonton at 310 Bellevue Avenue on Tuesdays from 10 AM noon. Appointments are not necessary.

Flu shots are available to any resident age 18 and older for a fee of $15. Pneumonia shots are also available for eligible residents age 65 and older for a fee of $25. There is no out-of-pocket fee for either shot for Medicare part B recipients who present their cards.

This is Denny Levinson for the Atlantic County Division of Public Health: wishing you a happy and healthy new year.

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If you are an adult living with an ongoing health condition, consider this
on-line workshop.
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