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Important Health Information: Flu Season

January 25, 2018

Dear Parent/Guardian,

This letter is to provide some basic information regarding general illness trends within our district and community. We are in the middle of the flu season. Currently, flu activity across the state and Somerset County is high. Illness trends within our district schools have not shown a significant increase. …read entire article…

Somerset County Mosquito Control Resources

A new link to the Somerset County Mosquito Control resources has been added under the County Links section of the sidebar.

Mosquito Information & Resources

Information and resources for mosquitos can be found on both the Hillsborough Township web site under the Health Department and on the Somerset County web site. See the below links:

Hillsborough Township Health Department
Somerset County Mosquito Information

What you should know about Emergency Preparedness

Do you know the six basics you should have in your home in case of any emergency?  If not, check out this emergency preparedness checklist.

Plain Talk on Protecting Pets

Read the New Jersey’s guide to protecting your pets in the event of a disaster publication.

Prevent Tick Bites: Prevent Lyme Disease

Want information about information about preventing tick bites and Lyme Disease? Check out this Fact Sheet from the Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension.  For a comprehensive list of Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension publications visit www.rce.rutgers.edu.

Fish Smart, Eat Smart

A Guide to Health Advisories for Eating Fish and Crabs Caught in New Jersey Waters.
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