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Posted on: May 10, 2018

South Orange Offers Radon Kits to Residents

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The kits will only work for homes that currently touch the ground.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, which has always been a part of our environment. It's a natural decay product of uranium and is found in soil everywhere in varying concentra...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Information on Latest E. coli Outbreak

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The New Jersey Department of Health has been working with The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several other states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

New Jersey Raises Age for Purchasing Tobacco to 21

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On November 1, 2017, New Jersey’s new law raising the age for purchasing tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 19 to 21 takes effect.  Raising the minimum age to 21 helps protect New Jersey youth from the deadly effects o...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...

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