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Communicable Disease Data Technical Notes

Sources of Data

Communicable Diseases

The reportable communicable disease data in the NJSHAD query module come from the New Jersey Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRSS) database maintained by the New Jersey Department of Health.

Technical Notes for each year's data are available on the CDS website.

All data shown are for New Jersey residents.

See the Communicable Disease Service (CDS) website for more information about CDS programs, disease reporting requirements and regulations, immunization requirements, forms, publications, and more.


Population estimates used to calculate rates are derived from the most recent vintage of population estimates prepared by U.S. Bureau of the Census.

The information provided above is from the Department of Health's NJSHAD web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Wed, 01 February 2023 14:00:36 from Department of Health, New Jersey State Health Assessment Data Web site: ".

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