You can protect yourself and others with simple precautionary measures like washing your hands, social distancing and wearing a mask. Continuing to help slow the spread of the virus is the most important thing you can do. We are #CaringTogether.
It's also important to seek care and stay on top of your health. Enhanced safety measures are in place at our doctor's offices and hospitals. Learn more >
Stay Alert, Not Anxious
All interventions have risks and benefits, whether it’s taking medication or, in the time of a pandemic, returning to school, work, or the grocery store. In a recent Community Conversation, Dr. Mikhail Varshavski said the value we place on these activities must be weighed against our personal costs and the costs we bring to those around us.
Guidance about COVID-19 will continue to change as information emerges from research, and it’s important that we all stay informed. But even that need must be balanced against the real threat of caution fatigue. Read more >
Anxiety and Depression in an Environment of Uncertainty
After months of worrying about keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe, about our jobs and bills and the broader economy, and about how and when life might get back to normal, it’s reasonable to now feel anxious that New Jersey is opening too much, too soon. Read More >
How to Win by Quitting Smoking
It’s never too late, nor too early, to quit smoking. The habit is the single most preventable cause of death and, in general, cuts seven to 10 years from the lives of smokers. Read More >
How to Avoid Unhealthy Eating and Overeating While Spending More Time at Home
While ‘quarantined’ in our homes, we are watching more TV, our schedules are less structured, and we have fewer social interactions. So, it makes sense that we look to food to bring some enjoyment or diversity to our days. Tips to help yourself make healthier food choices >
Five Tips to Properly Wear a Mask
Call our Support Line
The COVID-19 Community Support Line is available to all members of our community. The support line offers help to those seeking resources and guidance for issues ranging from food insecurity and housing to job loss and other social needs. Our behavioral health clinicians will also offer support for those who are feeling lonely, anxious or overwhelmed. Learn More >
Don't Delay Medical Care
We have taken every precaution to lessen the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the care you receive is safe. If you are experiencing a serious illness or severe symptoms of any kind, please do not put off seeking emergency medical care due to fears of coronavirus. Learn More about our Safety Measures>
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