Important information for SNAP recipients
01/14/2019 2:23 PM
Thanks to everyone who donated to this annual Thanksgiving program benefiting needy families in our area.
12/20/2018 10:30 AM
The goals of this program are to prevent homelessness and to help working families achieve financial stability.
12/17/2018 12:00 PM
You can help make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for a family in need. Donations to local agencies should be postmarked by Nov. 17.
Somerset County has been named No. 1 in New Jersey for livability, health, families and outdoor activities.
Try to stay hydrated and as cool as possible during this heatwave.
06/30/2018 11:27 AM
You can get free email or text alerts in the event of inclement weather that affects county roads, programs or services.
The Somerset County Department of Health has been named to the 2017-18 New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll.
05/01/2018 3:30 PM
For the third year in a row, a national survey has ranked Somerset County among the top three healthiest counties in New Jersey.
03/14/2018 12:00 PM
January is National Radon Awareness Month
01/09/2018 11:45 AM
The county Prosecutor's Office and Department of Human Services are collaborating on strategies to address the growing problem of opioid drug abuse.
01/03/2018 2:00 PM
Nov. 20 is Public Health Thank You Day and an opportunity to recognize and thank health professionals.
11/20/2017 3:30 PM
Over 200 comfort bags, $1,700 in gift cards and baskets for individual distribution were donated to breast cancer patients at RWJ Somerset Hospital.
10/26/2017 12:39 PM
Early detection and lifestyle modifications were the focus of the event. On-site was a mobile health van for residents to receive well-woman exams.
10/26/2017 11:27 AM
September is National Preparedness Month and a time to evaluate how ready you are.
09/01/2017 1:02 PM
Thanks to curbside and online donations, this year's Curbing Hunger Month program exceeded its goal of 50,000 pounds.
08/16/2017 11:18 AM
Somerset County was one of 16 employers honored at the second Healthy Workplace Awards breakfast.
06/20/2017 11:18 AM
The Somerset County Department of Health urges residents to learn the facts about pool safety.
05/25/2017 11:03 AM
This is the second year in a row Somerset County has earned this ranking.
03/29/2017 1:56 PM
This twice-monthly e-newsletter is a quick and easy way to learn about county programs, services and events.
02/17/2017 10:22 AM
Current Situation in Somerset County
Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. To stay up-to-date on information, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for the most current information.
Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Jersey State Department of Health, and other health partners in monitoring the evolving situation. Somerset County remains committed to providing accurate and timely information on this situation to our communities. Residents can call 908-231-7111 for a daily automated reading of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Somerset County, New Jersey.
The SCDOH is the lead county agency to coordinate public health disease response, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local hospitals, medical providers, and emergency medical services. Information and resources regarding the new coronavirus can be found below.
Questions or Concerns?
Residents who have questions about the new coronavirus may contact the Somerset County Department of Health via email@example.com.
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the New Jersey Department of Health to provide information to the public on COVID-19. Residents can call the public call center with questions and concerns at 1-800-962-1253 or 1-800-222-1222. Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 for text information and to stay informed.
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**Includes both confirmed cases and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. Presumptive positive cases tested positive at a state or commercial laboratory and are waiting for confirmatory testing by the CDC.
As of 4/1/20, 1pm
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|Current SCDOH Situation Update
|March 27, 2020||SCDOH Situation Update #8|
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March 25, 2020 - Somerset County COVID-19 Update
March 22, 2020 - Donations of Personal Protective Equipment Sought
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Mental Health Resources
- New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) COVID-2019
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)