Health Corner

Welcome to the Township of Sparta’s Health Corner, sharing public health issues and services available to our residents. Our Sparta community is an active and healthy one, and there is always new information available to inform and educate. Please share this resource with your friends and family. Stay healthy!

The Township website is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services. This website provides general information for educational purposes only. The information provided is not a substitute for medical or professional care and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation, and/or advice of your physician or healthcare provider. If you believe you have a medical emergency, please contact 911 or your physician. If you believe you have any other health problem or have any questions regarding your health or medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or healthcare provider. Please do not disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it because of something you have read on this website or any information linked in. Please do not rely on any information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. Health and Medical information changes constantly and the information on the Township’s website or websites linked therein should not be considered complete or exhaustive. This “Sparta Health Corner” must not be construed as the Township providing any medical recommendations or endorsements. Thank you.


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New Year, New Travel Resolutions!

Is healthy travel on your New Year’s resolutions list? Make sure you're prepared for your trip!

 Check out CDC’s Destination Pages for the latest information on safe and healthy travel to your destination. No matter where you’re going, you can find what vaccines or medicines you may need and what diseases or health risks are a concern at your destination.  

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Need Travel Vaccines? Plan Ahead.

International travel increases your chances of getting and spreading diseases that are rare or not found in the United States. You may need travel vaccines to help you stay healthy on your trip.Person Getting Vacinated

 Before you travel abroad, it’s important to visit a healthcare professional or a travel health specialist at least one month before you leave. They can help you get destination-specific vaccines, medicines, and information. Some vaccines require multiple doses, so it’s best to see a healthcare professional as soon as possible.

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Traveler Genomic Surveillance Program Expansion

 

Travelers’ Health is excited to announce the expansion of the Traveler Genomic Surveillance (TGS) program to two additional international airports, Los Angeles and Seattle. This expansion is helping CDC continue to detect new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 among international air travelers. In total, the TGS program currently has sites in seven major U.S. international airports:People in a public place

    Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta 

    John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City 

    Los Angeles International Airport 

    Newark Liberty International Airport  

    San Francisco International Airport 

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport 

    Washington Dulles International Airport      

The next time you travel through one of these airports, stop by the TGS booth, volunteer to participate, and receive a free COVID-19 at-home test kit for your time contributing to public health. 


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  1. Health Services Department

    Physical Address
    65 Main Street
    Sparta, NJ 07871

    Phone: : 973-729-8093
    Fax: : 973-726-3653