Vector-Borne Diseases

Mosquitos, ticks and fleas can be vectors for spreading pathogens (germs). A person who gets bitten by a vector and gets sick has a vector-borne disease. The following diseases are common in New Jersey:

Contact Us

Allyson Ditmars, MPH

Phone: 201-634-2657


Please email all disease reports and forms to

 Bergen County Department of Health Services

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086

Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000