Virtual Earth Day Forum Brings Together Climate, Health Professionals in Response to Unsustainable Levels of Carbon Pollution

In connection with Earth Day 2022, Clinicians for Climate Action New Jersey (CCANJ) is hosting a virtual gathering of New Jersey’s medical and health professionals to raise awareness of the devastating impacts associated with our changing climate. Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP) and Health Care Without Harm, ... Read More

Virtual Earth Day Forum Brings Together Climate, Health Professionals in Response to Unsustainable Levels of Carbon Pollution2022-04-19T14:01:17-04:00

Face Masks and Other Prevention Strategies

The AAP strongly endorses the use of safe and effective infection control measures to protect children and adolescents. COVID-19 vaccination, ventilation, physical distancing, testing and use of a well-fitting face mask are all part of a comprehensive strategy to mitigate risk and help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The AAP strongly recommends that all individuals over the age of ... Read More

Face Masks and Other Prevention Strategies2022-04-05T10:38:35-04:00

Coughlin & Gopal Propose Later School Start Time for NJ High Schools to Boost Teen Mental Health

(TRENTON) – New Jersey’s education system continues to rank best in the nation, but following two incredibly tough pandemic years the national picture for child mental health is worsening to the detriment of students and their educational outcomes. Beginning the work of addressing this national youth mental health crisis, Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin and ... Read More

Coughlin & Gopal Propose Later School Start Time for NJ High Schools to Boost Teen Mental Health2022-04-05T10:35:49-04:00

The Health of New Jerseyans in a Changing Climate

The Powerful Voice of the Medical and Health Community Climate change is poised to become the overarching driver of all social determinants of health in New Jersey. Climate change must be treated as a health emergency. The voice of health professionals will accelerate adoption of proven solutions. Click Here For More Information Register Today!

The Health of New Jerseyans in a Changing Climate2022-04-05T10:32:02-04:00

Magellan Diagnostics Resumes Distribution of LeadCare® II Test Kits

CINCINNATI, Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO), a leading global provider of diagnostic testing solutions and life science raw materials, announced today that Magellan Diagnostics resumed manufacturing and distribution of their LeadCare® II test kits. The Magellan quality management system identified discrepancies in the performance of LeadCare test kits. It was originally suspected that a defect ... Read More

Magellan Diagnostics Resumes Distribution of LeadCare® II Test Kits2022-02-22T12:03:17-05:00

NJAAP Statement on Masks in Schools

On February 7, 2022, NJ Governor Phil Murphy announced that on March 7, 2022 the statewide mask mandate in schools would be lifted.  Using the trend of declining infections across the state, along with increased vaccine availability, this may be a step to move forward from this pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, the New Jersey Chapter, ... Read More

NJAAP Statement on Masks in Schools2022-02-08T16:27:58-05:00

Guidance on Schools and Return to Sports

Updated COVID-19 Interim Guidance  Updated COVID-19 Interim Guidance  Guidance on Schools and Return to Sports    Two years into the pandemic, the AAP calls for renewed emphasis and support to keep schools open, stating in updated guidance that in-school learning should be prioritized, with  diligent adherence to safety measures such as vaccination, universal masking, and physical distancing. The AAP also updated its guidance on ... Read More

Guidance on Schools and Return to Sports2022-01-31T09:44:24-05:00

CDC Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds

Statement From New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli on CDC Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds Effective immediately, New Jersey children 5 through 11 years of age are eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Department of Health urges everyone ages 5 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon ... Read More

CDC Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds2021-11-03T10:41:17-04:00

New Member Benefit

NJAAP MEMBER REFERRAL PROGRAM Dear Friend and Colleague, As a member you already know of the value that belonging to NJAAP has to offer. Advocacy on your behalf in Trenton Chapter e-News NJ Pediatrics CME/CNE/MOC Training Opportunities Registrations Discounts to one of our many Annual Events Networking Opportunities Free Webinars Practice Management Support Support of ... Read More

New Member Benefit2021-10-01T12:44:31-04:00

Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results

Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network July 06, 2021, 12:00 PM ET CDCHAN-00445 Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results Summary Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a recall notice concerning the use of some LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests (certain LeadCare ... Read More

Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results2021-07-07T09:27:47-04:00
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