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Vol. 5 Issue 9 Newton, NJ Tuesday, September 06, 2011

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Disaster Preparedness - Are You Ready? Click here to Read the article
The first step in preparedness is to create an "Emergency Supply Kit." This is a stockpile supply of items, consisting of at least a three-day supply of bottled water, non-perishable foods and essential medications set aside for each member of your family and your pets. Read More...

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County of Sussex Announces Newly Appointed Director of Senior Services
(8/10/2011)
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"As the Director of Senior Services, Ms. Hentz will be a strong advocate for the seniors residing in Sussex County."
Sussex County Division of Emergency Management
(9/1/2011)
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In carrying out its responsibilities, the division oversees the emergency management activities of all county agencies and Sussex County's twenty four municipalities.
"Keeping Your Mind Sharp" FREE Memory Screenings
(8/10/2011)
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The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services and Newton Medical Center will be acknowledging World Alzheimer's Day, Wednesday, September 21, 2011, by offering seniors a one-hour educational program, "Keeping Your Mind Sharp."
Babesiosis
(9/6/2011)
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Babesiosis is a rare, parasitic infectious disease mainly transmitted by the bite of an infected deer tick.
Hurricane Update
(9/6/2011)
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See the storm damage viewer, detailed road closure information, and public health information related to wells, septic, and flood cleanup.
Fall Prevention Awareness Day at Sussex County Homestead
(8/10/2011)
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Approximately, one-third of adults age 65 and older fall each year, and of those falls, one-third results in serious injury such as hip or head injury.
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
(9/1/2011)
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Men, age 50 and above or those considered high risk should discuss prostate cancer screening with their healthcare provider.
Sussex County Residents Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
(9/4/2011)
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New Jersey Hurricane Irene - Major Disaster Declared August 31, 2011 (DR-4021)

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