American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
This comprehensive site offers expert information on allergies, asthma, immune deficiencies and other immunologic disorders.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advocates for the health of all children, and works with government, communities and other national organizations to shape many child health and safety issues.
HealthyChildren.org is a parenting website backed by 66,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. This site offers general information related to child health, as well as more specific guidance on parenting issues.Food Allergy Research & Education
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has a variety of resources designed to help parents of children with food allergies manage this potentially life-threatening medical condition.
http://www.foodallergy.org/resources/parentsFoodFinder Mobile App and Website
Shared via a NJ Department of Education Broadcast (12/5/2017), FoodFinder is a mobile app and website that helps families in need find free food assistance programs.
KidsHealth.orgKidsHealth.org is a site that communicates complex medical information in language that readers can understand and use. It has sections for parents, for kids, for teens, and for educators.Morris County School Nurses AssociationMCSNA is a professional organization that is committed to the support of Certified School Nurses. In addition to working to ensure the maintenance of high quality healthcare in the school setting, MCSNA provides resources and a list of local health clinics on its website for families to reference.Home page: http://www.mcsna.net/index.html
National Health Observances
National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.
New Jersey Department of Health
The New Jersey Department of Health oversees all aspects of public health services in New Jersey. Its website offers information regarding public health programs, as well as announcements about local & community health happenings.
http://www.state.nj.us/healthNJ FamilyCareNJ FamilyCare, New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program, includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low cost health insurance that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services and even hospitalization.If you are a NJ resident and you need more information on this program, please click on the link to this website below to see how to become a member of NJ FamilyCare.
Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey
The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey(PACNJ) provides resources and tools to help individuals manage their asthma.
Student Health Information provided by the NJ Dept. of EducationThe New Jersey Department of Education works to promote student and staff wellness through resources made available on its Student Health site.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The website of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services offers resources to help you and your family stay healthy and safe. Its page of 'featured topics' offers a comprehensive collection of research pertaining to current health issues such as vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, AIDS, food safety, bullying, autism, LGBT health, and more.