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The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health Appoints New President and CEO

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey appointed a new President and CEO. Mariekarl Vilceus-Talty, MA, BSN, will succeed Ilise Zimmerman, MPH, MS, who announced her retirement after 28 years of outstanding service to the organization. Ms. Vilceus-Talty is a seasoned healthcare professional with over 20 years of direct nursing and […] Read More »

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COVID-19 Funding Opportunity for Community-Based Organizations

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) – MINI-GRANT APPLICATION EXPANSION EPIDEMIOLOGY AND LABORATORY CAPACITY (ELC) GRANT The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, a regional grantee of the NJ Department of Health, will fund Community Based Organizations (CBOs) including, but not limited to, civic and social organizations, food banks, faith-based organizations, etc. to […] Read More »

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“2 Protects 2” Promotes Vaccinations During Pregnancy

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey and Families Fighting Flu are pleased to announce a new educational campaign. The 2 Protects 2 campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of the flu and whooping cough vaccinations during pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a 2020 study* noted […] Read More »

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The Power to Protect New Jersey

Every year, influenza flu viruses send thousands of New Jersey residents to seek medical care, with some requiring hospitalizations and tragically dying. While we have made progress in reducing the transmission of COVID-19 in NJ, there is substantial concern this flu season of once again straining our health care systems and seeing unprecedented respiratory illness […] Read More »

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Kits for Kids

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health to announce our new “Kits for Kids” program. As part of our Smart Choices for a Healthy Life initiative, the Partnership will distribute 2,500 free kits to school-aged children throughout local hospitals and clinics in northern New Jersey. Information and activities provided in the kits will teach children […] Read More »

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A Message from Our Board Chair

After 28 years of leadership, Ilise Zimmerman plans to retire from her position as the President and CEO of the Partnership. Ilise will remain in her position through the end of this year. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I want to publicly thank Ilise for her energy, passion, and integrity. Ilise is the […] Read More »

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Video Series Addresses Immunization Myths

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the devastating impact of communicable diseases.  To date, COVID-19 is responsible for over 187,000 reported cases and nearly 15,000 deaths in New Jersey. Our communities have suffered immeasurable losses.  Many families and businesses continue to struggle with the financial burdens as well.  Researchers are working hard to fast-track a vaccine to help prevent the spread of this […] Read More »

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Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey Bolsters Trusted Links

New Jersey’s maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the nation with a rate of 26.7 deaths per every 100,000 live births. Black, non-Hispanic women account for 46.2% of all pregnancy-related maternal deaths in the state, but only 14.9% of the births, making them more than twice as likely to lose their lives during childbirth. To combat these alarming statistics, the Partnership established […] Read More »

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Make Irvington Count! Census 2020

Over the past 22 years, the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health has been proud to call the city of Irvington our home. The Irvington Family Development Center serves as a family-friendly neighborhood hub offering free services, including parent-child activities, community events, support groups, assistance referrals, employment support, and a place to gather. We’ve made […] Read More »

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