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 

Communicable Diseases

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets   

Guidance for Travelers  

Immunization Requirements

For Health Care Professionals

Communicable Disease Manual Chapters  (Healthcare Practitioners, click on technical info professional information) 

Guidelines for the Control of Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Long Term Care and other Institutional Settings   

Guidelines for the Control of Respiratory Outbreaks in Long Term Care and other Institutional Settings

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health: Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

NJ Reportable Disease Statistics  

Reporting Communicable Disease Pamphlet  

Technical Info for Health Professionals