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The NJ Poison Control Center is committed to protecting and improving the health of New Jersey’s residents by reducing the impact of poison and drug exposures. Below is our latest health advisory. Advisory Link
Hepatitis A Outbreak - The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has identified an increase in the number of hepatitis A (HAV) cases among persons reporting homelessness, drug use, Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and recent incarceration. This increase is not unique to New Jersey as several other states are also reporting similar increases. While these risk factors have been most commonly identified, increases in hepatitis A cases have also been observed in those without these risk factors.