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New Jersey

New Jersey infographic showing hai progress

Click here to open the infographic [PDF – 479 KB]

Funding Information

  • $591,853
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Injection Safety; and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $203,999
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Injection Safety
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $586,925
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $2,155,167
  • 2014 ELC Funding Amount: $206,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Injection Safety
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $287,500
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Improving Health Department Capacity to Provide Infection Prevention and Control Assistance
  • From 2009-2012 New Jersey received funding to build HAI infrastructure and conduct surveillance

New Jersey state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF – 188 KB]

New Jersey HAI reports

State Contact:

Jason Mehr, MPH
Healthcare Associated Infections Coordinator
Communicable Disease Service
New Jersey Department of Health
135 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Phone: (609) 826-5964
Fax: (609) 826-5972

New Jersey Department of Health