Protecting Your Child’s Skin: Common Rashes and How to Prevent Scratching

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.

Henry J. Austin Health Center Featured in the Red Nose Day Campaign

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.

Men and Women’s Health Awareness 

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.

Updates to Henry J. Austin Health Center’s Mask Policy

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.

A VISION for Trenton Youth I Art Exhibition & Silent Auction

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. 

Most adult smokers want to quit. But less than 1/3 are using proven methods to help.

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.

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