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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):
November 3, 2009


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
New Jersey
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

One Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey  08933
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 3, 2009, the Company issued a press release to announce certain global restructuring initiatives and to confirm its earnings guidance for full-year 2009 of $4.54 - $4.59 per share, which excludes the impact of special items.  The Company's press release is attached to this Report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01            Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit
Press release dated November 3, 2009.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Johnson & Johnson
Date: November 3, 2009
/s/ Stephen J. Cosgrove
Stephen J. Cosgrove
(Principal Accounting Officer)