N.J. earns low marks in 'Ready or Not' report

January 4, 2013
by Scott Fallon
Bergen County Record


New Jersey is among the bottom seven states in its preparedness to handle extreme weather, disease outbreaks and public health emergencies, according to a national study.

The 10th annual "Ready or Not" report by the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation blamed much of the New Jersey's problems on funding cuts at the state and federal level.


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