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HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
Route 31 County Complex
6 Gauntt Place
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
PHONE; 908-806-4570
FAX: 908-806-5503
George Wagner, Director
Tadhgh Rainey, Division Manager
Shu-Chen Chiang, Division Supervisor

HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Health Nursing

  COMMUNICABLE DISEASE REPORTING AND MONITORING

HUNTERDON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH IS FOLLOWING THE CDC AND
THE NJ DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GUIDELINES TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY

ZIKA VIRUS INFECTION:

Health Division staff are monitoring the evolving Zika outbreak and follow guidance provided by the CDC and New Jersey Department of Health.

Zika VirusThe Division provides education and updated information to medical providers and the general public as it is available to protect the health of the residents.

The Division encourages all residents to stay informed about the Zika virus by visiting the following websites:

New Jersey Department of Health www.nj.gov/health/cd/zika/index.shtml

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov/zika/

Hunterdon County Division of Health Services
Zika Virus Fact Sheet
www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/pdf/health/ZikaVirus/FactSheet.pdf

ENTEROVIRUS D68:

CDC: www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/about/ev-d68.html
NJ Dept of Health: www.nj.gov/health/cd/ev-d60/index.shtm


EBOLA:

CDC: www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/
NJ Dept of Health: www.nj.gov/health/cd/vhf/index.shtml

WASH HANDS

Public Health Nursing investigates and follows up on all communicable disease reports in the county.  The Public Health Nurse:

  • Conducts prompt investigations of reportable illnesses
  • Documents and reports diseases
  • Plans and evaluates effective prevention and control measures
  • Assists all schools, emphasizing preschools, with implementing and enforcing immunization requirements
  • Provides worksite investigations
  • Analyzes disease trends and mobilizes partnerships with physicians
  • Provides Tuberculosis (TB) Case Monitoring, Contact Follow-up, and Provision of Medications

Reporting Requirements for Communicable Diseases and Work-Related Conditions

Frequently Asked Questions:


IT'S LYME TIME
2014 Communicable Disease
Poster Contest

For Hunterdon County Students
in Grades 5 and 6

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

 

 

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