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Covid-19 Update- February 2023

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Covid-19 Update- February 2023

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Long COVID As of January 2023, CDC data shows that COVID cases, deaths, and hospitalizations have stabilized after a small surge around the holidays.  Although many people with COVID-19 get

Prevention is Key selected to develop and implement LEAD Initiative in Irvington and Phillipsburg

Rockaway, N.J. (January 6, 2023) – The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General has selected Prevention is Key (PIK) to develop and implement a Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion initiative (LEAD) in two New Jersey communities, Irvington, and Phillipsburg. LEAD

COVID-19 Update- January 2023

By: Matt McGovern, MPH, CHES, LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager As of Thursday, 12/29/22, the 7-day average of cases in the state of New Jersey was 1,809, which was down 11% from a week ago, but up 55% from a month

That’s a Wrap: PEER 2022!

To wrap 2022 up we got to partner with Deirdre’s House as they brought the Game of Life to Dover Middle School! According to Dover Middle School’s Principal the Game of Life “exceeded our expectations”. We had the opportunity to

COVID-19 December Update

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Thankfully we are in a very different place than when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, but we remain torn between a desire to move on from the past few years

7 Habits Program Update

This fall and upcoming winter we are completing another in-person program called “7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens” with the 7th graders at Morris Plains Borough School. 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is a book written by Sean Covey

November Covid-19 Update

By: Matt McGovern, MPH, CHES, LINCS COVID-19 Epidemiologist/Data Manager As of Sunday, 10/23/22, the 7-day average of cases in the state of New Jersey was 1,258, which was down 4% from a week ago, and 27% down from a month

COVID-19 Update-October 2022

By: Brenda Teed, LSW, COVID-19 Social Support Coordinator & Preventionist Mental Health + COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that mental health is interconnected with all other public health challenges, and while we welcome a return to “normalcy”, we must

Prevention is Key to Host Opioid Awareness breakfast on October 10 at Rockaway CARES

Rockaway, N.J. (September 30, 2022) – Prevention Is Key (PIK), a north Jersey-based non-profit substance misuse prevention agency, is pleased to announce the agenda for an October Recovery Recognition Breakfast focused on the theme of Opioid Awareness. The breakfast is

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