Communicable Disease Spotlight

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. Help celebrate National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) by promoting the importance of vaccination April 21-28, 2018.

Please see the list of events taking place throughout New Jersey

New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll

New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll

Winners of the 2017-2018 New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll have been announced! The inaugural Honor Roll serves to recognize educational institutions, businesses, and community-based partners that are striving to promote influenza prevention at their facilities.

View the 2017-2018 Awardees

Healthcare Associated Infections

Healthcare Associated Infections

The Communicable Disease Service is part of a three-year nationwide program, sponsored by the CDC, to reduce healthcare associated infections (HAIs).

Learn more about the HAI initiative.

Flu

Limiting the spread of influenza in New Jersey during the annual flu season is a high priority for the Communicable Disease Service. We monitor flu activity throughout the state, maintain information on vaccine availability, and offer prevention guidelines for use in home, workplace, and healthcare settings.

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Disease Reporting

Many healthcare providers and facility administrators are required to report new cases of certain communicable diseases to either local health departments or the New Jersey Department of Health.

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Last Reviewed: 4/26/2018