Communicable Disease Spotlight

New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll

New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll

The inaugural NJ Influenza Honor Roll serves to recognize institutions that are striving to promote influenza prevention at their facilities. Facilities from the following categories are encouraged to apply: higher education institutions, businesses, and organizations/community partners.

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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: 12/13/2017