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2018 Fall Conference

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center


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The NJEHA Annual Symposium will be held September 26, 2018 at the centrally located Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center (NJTP exit 10, GSP exit 127, I-287 at Rt. 440).  (8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.)

Our Featured Presenters:

Jonathan Rosen, MS, Certified Industrial Hygienist - CHES Credits

Will discuss how workers with potential exposure to infectious pathogens can use Pathogen Safety Guide and other resources to develop specific risk assessment and worker protection programs.

 Loel Muetter, Program Manager, NJ Department of Health 

Will discuss how the recent changes to the Public Recreational Bathing Code affected the 2018 Summer Bathing Season and what is on the Horizon for 2019. 

We would like to answer your questions regarding the NJ Recreational Bathing Code. Please submit your question here.

Alvaro Toledo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Entomology, 

Rutgers University 

Will discuss the ecological factors of Lyme disease including what tick-borne really means in terms or transmission and common manifestations. 

Andrea Egizi, PhD, Research Scientist, Monmouth County & Tick-borne Disease Lab 

Will provide current information on the recently detected exotic tick species haemoaphysalis longicornis. Will also discuss tick surveillance reveal some changes in native tick populations and their distribution in New Jersey. William Manley, NJ Department of Heath Will discuss animals in Retail Food Establishments. How to keep the Pet Friendly movement on the right side of RFE regulations, while observing service animal requirements


8:30 am — 9:00 am

Registration / Continental Breakfast/


9:00 am — 11:00 am

Jonathan Rosen, MS, CIH, AJ Rosen & Associates:

Pathogen Safety Resources for the


11:00 am—12:00 pm

Loel Muetter, NJ DOH : Bathing Changes &

Summer 2018– The Good, the Bad & the


12:00 pm — 12:15 pm

NJEHA Business Meeting, Scholarship and

Award Presentation

12:15 pm—1:00 pm


1:00 pm—2:30 pm

Alvaro Toledo, PhD , Assistant Professor,

Rutgers University : Ticks & Lyme Disease

in New Jersey

Andrea Egizi, PhD, Tick-borne Disease LabNative

& Exotic Tick Surveillance in NJ

2:30 pm—2:45 pm : Break

2:45 pm— 3:45 pm

William Manley, NJ DOH: NJ Pets & Retail

Food Establishments: Not Perfect Together

Evaluation & Conclusion 3:45 pm—4:00 pm

 NJDEP Pesticide credits:

Rutgers University : Ticks & Lyme Disease in New Jersey

  7A – 2 & 8A – 2


Tick-borne Disease LabNative & Exotic Tick Surveillance in NJ

      7A – 1 & 8A – 1

Public Health CE # 5.00 hour(s)

5.5 Category I Continuing Education Credits for CHES

This program has been approved for 5.5 Category I Continuing Education Credits for CHES by the Rutgers School of Public Health The Rutgers SPH has been designated as a provider of continuing education in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Refunds will be provided only if your cancellation is received by: September 10, 2018. 
No refunds will be issued after this date.


NJEHA has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs) as applicable.

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