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Teaneck Residents In 'General Good Health' In 2015, Authorities Say

The Teaneck Health Department found township residents "in general good health and standing."
The Teaneck Health Department found township residents "in general good health and standing." Photo Credit: Town of Teaneck, N.J., on Facebook

TEANECK, N.J. — The township Health Department recently released its 2015 "State of Health In Teaneck" report.

The report provides information on local morbidity and mortality rates, maternal and child health, public health investigations, emergency preparedness, social services and more.

Some of the findings from the report:

  • 284 Teaneck residents died in 2015, up from 249 in 2014;
  • Cardio-vascular disease (102), cardio pulmonary disease (81) and cancer (16) were the three leading causes;
  • The department investigated 138 reports of communicable diseases;
  • 377 children were born to Teaneck parents;
  • The department inspected 330 retail food establishments and found compliance in 98% of all inspections;
  • 205 Teaneck children received immunizations at the Child Health Clinic at Holy Name Medical Center Pediatric Center.

Overall, the Department of Health concluded that "Teaneck is consistent with other municipalities in the County and State and in general good health and standing."

CLICK HERE to view the report.

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