Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

The Gloucester County Department of Health protects our residents through disease surveillance, investigation and management of more than 50 reportable diseases.  Our investigation team includes infection control trained Nurses and support staff who consult with the New Jersey State Department of Health's Regional Epidemiologist.  

We provide, at no charge to Gloucester County residents, clinics, programs and services that protect the public by reducing the spread of communicable diseases.  Select the links above for more communicable disease information and the public health services available.

Important Resources


NJ Hospital Directory http://www.njha.com/membership/list-of-nj-providers/hospitals/

Communicable Diseases

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets are located at  http://nj.gov/health/cd/find.shtml

Guidance for Travelers  wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

Immunization Requirements  http://nj.gov/health/cd/imm.shtml

For Health Care Professionals

Communicable Disease Manual Chapters are located at (Healthcare Practitioners, click on technical info professional information) http://nj.gov/health/cd/find.shtml

Guidelines for the Control of Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in long term care and other institutional settings:   www.nj.gov/health/cd/manual/gi_ltc.pdf

Guidelines for the Control of Respiratory Outbreaks in Long Term Care and other Institutional Settings: http://www.newjersey.gov/health/flu/documents/outbreak_prevention.pdf

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health: Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/m2e411a1.htm

NJ Reportable Disease Statistics  http://nj.gov/health/cd/reportable_disease_stats.shtml

Reporting Communicable Disease Pamphlet  http://nj.gov/health/cd/documents/reportable_disease_brochure.pdf

Technical Info for Health Professionals    http://nj.gov/health/cd/find.shtml