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Vol. 3 Issue 10 Newton, NJ Monday, October 5, 2009

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The Social Services Food Pantry is Empty! Click here to Read the article
The Social Services food pantry operates primarily on donations. The increased demand for food has rendered shelves bare and reinforced the harsh reality of a troubled economy. Read More...

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Communication and Collaboration Will Be Key in Fighting the Flu this Fall
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The Sussex County Department of Environmental and Public Health Services is working closely with all County school districts to provide parents and students with the most current information as it becomes available.
Sussex County to Use High Tech System in Delivering Flu Vaccines
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For the 2009-2010 flu season, the Department will also be offering needle-free vaccinations using the PharmaJet Needle-free Injection System, as an option for residents at selective clinic sites.
Vitamin D, It's More Than Sunshine
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Are you getting enough of the "sunshine" vitamin? Probably not; as many as 50%-75% of Americans may not be getting enough vitamin D for optimal health, according to researchers.
Expo Offers Resources for Caregivers
Family caregivers are unsung heroes who are often untrained, unsupported and unseen. While a "labor of love," caregiving can be challenging at best, and frustration and stress-producing at the most "trying" times.
Your County Health Department... We're Here for You (5th in a series)
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The HAZ-MAT team is available to respond to environmental and public health emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week, using state-of-the-art HAZ-MAT equipment including response vehicles, air monitoring instruments, personal protective equipment, and De-Con units.
County Event to Honor Women in the Military and the US Cadet Nurse Corps of World War II
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Sussex County would like to acknowledge Women in the Military at its 9th Annual Salute to Military Veterans that will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2009, at the Sussex County Fairgrounds.
NJ COST Salutes Sussex County Skylands Ride's John Jackson and Linda Phister
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Skylands Ride is elated to have two employees recognized this year. This is an extraordinary honor because it is the first time New Jersey Council on Special Transportation (NJ COST) has recognized two employees for this award from the same transit system.

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