About Communicable Disease Service (CDS)

Mission Statement

Our mission is to prevent communicable disease among all citizens of New Jersey and to promote the knowledge and use of healthy lifestyles to maximize the health and well being of New Jerseyans.

We will accomplish our mission through our leadership, collaborative partnerships, and advocacy for communicable disease surveillance, research, education, treatment, prevention and control.


Dr. Christina Tan
State Epidemiologist
Phone: 609-943-3308
Steve Bors
Communicable Disease Service
Phone: (609) 826-5964
Fax: (609) 826-4755
Last Reviewed: 2/1/2024