Updated COVID-19 vaccines will be available soon to ensure you are protected from the latest coronavirus strains. Until then, Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) will not be scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments, and all existing COVID-19 vaccine appointments have been canceled.
Flu season is here, and it's important to stay healthy. There's a new kind of sickness called Eris-EG5, and it's like the flu and COVID combined. To stay safe, it's really important to get vaccines for both the flu and COVID. These vaccines make your body strong and help keep you from getting really sick.
School’s out and it’s time for your kids to enjoy the sunshine and fun! It's important to know about common skin rashes in kids. Skin rashes can be concerning, but most of them are harmless and can be treated easily. We'll focus on insect bites, poison ivy, and a contagious skin condition called impetigo. We'll also provide some helpful tips to prevent kids from scratching and making things worse.
As back-to-school season approaches, one crucial task parents often overlook is ensuring their child is up to date on their vaccinations. If your child plans to attend a public school in New Jersey, it’s important to highlight which vaccinations are required for the school year.
Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) participated in the much-awaited Red Nose Day campaign, dedicated to improving the lives of children and families living in poverty. This extraordinary collaboration combines HJAHC’s commitment to providing quality healthcare with the mission of Red Nose Day to create lasting change and bring smiles to the faces of those who need it most.
This year, National Women's Health Week begins on May 8 and National Men's Health Week on June 12. While men and women have the same goal of being healthy, it’s important to acknowledge the different biological and social factors of both genders as well as understanding the differences in order to take necessary steps for a healthier lifestyle.
As of April 18, 2023, Governor Phill Murphy announced that the state of New Jersey no longer has a statewide universal directive mandating people to wear masks in healthcare settings. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) will continue to monitor community transmission rates to ensure a safe environment for patients to receive care without risking exposure to the virus.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines have been the most effective weapon in the fight against the virus. The arrival of vaccines saw the beginning of a period of recovery for the world. However, the spread of misinformation about vaccines continues to pose a significant challenge to the vaccination efforts.
Vaccinations are key at preventing and controlling the spread of infectious diseases. Despite the proven safety and efficacy of vaccinations, there is an increasing trend of misinformation surrounding vaccines that is causing concern among health professionals and the public.
We invite you to enjoy an inspiring exhibition featuring the creative works of students in Trenton and local artists passionate about uplifting our community. Trenton students want to showcase all that they can accomplish and dream of with access to supportive services that empower them to reach their full potential and optimal well-being.
The Surgeon General put out the first report on smoking and health back in 1964. Since then, smoking among U.S. adults has gone from 43% to about 14% in 2018. But even though the numbers have improved, it’s still the leading preventable cause of death and disease in this country.
Learn more about the steps you can take to quit smoking and stay healthy.
Prescription medicines can be expensive, especially when you’re getting them for your whole family. Why not see if you can save on them without giving up on convenience? HJAHC has a pharmacy nearby that’s open to all residents in Trenton and Mercer County.
The holidays are a great time for people to get together with family and friends to celebrate traditions. Sometimes these gatherings involve food; and a lot of it! Here are some quick tips to stay healthy while celebrating.
Henry J. Austin Health Center is excited to announce A Vision for Trenton Youth campaign, a partnership with Vision To Learn to provide free vision screenings, exams, and prescription eyeglasses to all Trenton Public School students in need.
MAT is short for Medication-Assisted Treatment. And while medication is part of this treatment approach, it’s not used alone. MAT is a “whole patient” way to helping people recover from substance use disorders, especially opioid use disorder. It’s been proven...
Finding out you have breast cancer is scary. But not knowing you have breast cancer until it’s advanced is even scarier. That’s because the best way to successfully treat the disease is finding it early—when it’s small and hasn’t spread....