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Vol. 6 Issue 7 Newton, NJ Tuesday, July 03, 2012

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New Jersey's Aging & Disability Resource Connection Now Available in Sussex County Click here to Read the article
Sussex County's efforts to ensure seniors and adults with disabilities have information and easy access to community-based services reached a milestone on May 25, 2012, when an enhanced service delivery system known as the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) became operational in Sussex County. Read More...

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Raw Milk Consumption May Pose Health Threats
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Between 1993 and 2006, 60% of dairy-related outbreaks reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were linked to raw milk products.
Sussex County Completes 9th Point in Time Homeless Count
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The Point in Time survey provides the human service community, county government and officials, volunteers and the general public an unduplicated count of the homeless and chronically homeless in our County.
Free Produce for Eligible Seniors
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The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is currently in progress. Seniors, age 60+ who meet the financial criteria, are eligible to receive $20 worth of vouchers to spend on fresh, New Jersey grown fruits and vegetables at participating farm stands.
"Keeping Your Mind Sharp" FREE Memory Screenings
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The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services and Newton Medical Center will offer seniors Memory Screenings and a one hour educational program "Keeping Your Mind Sharp" Friday, July 13, 2012.
Sussex County Mental Health Board Visits Physicians
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In recognition of May as Mental Health Month, the Sussex County Board of Mental Health and its Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) have been distributing mental health resources to area physicians.
Awards Ceremony at Sheriff's Office
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Sheriff Michael F. Strada honored several Sheriff's Officers for exceptional and meritorious service in a ceremony held at the Sussex County Sheriff's Office.
July is UV Safety Month
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Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. Sussex County ranks #5 in the state of New Jersey for melanoma (the most deadly form of skin cancer).
Sussex County: Home of the "Champions"
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Champions for Charity has evolved into an annual event, which not only continues to feed countless residents throughout the county, but it also educates, raises awareness, and touches the hearts and minds of youth and adults alike.
Sussex County's Office of GIS Management Leverages ArcGIS Online
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The Sussex County Office of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) uses ArcGIS Online to provide applications about current road and bridge closings, trash pickup times, government services locations and more.

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