Health Department

Responsibilities
The Health Department oversees Public Health Issues, Environmental Concerns, Animal Control, Substance Abuse Services and Social Services. They also administer and enforce local health ordinances. Responsibilities of this department include:
  • Operating programs and activities for mosquito and rodent control, and administering dog regulations
  • Planning and administering a comprehensive public health program including environmental sanitation, communicable disease control, child and adult health education, laboratory services
  • Public recreational bathing, Septic, Well, Kennel/Pet Shop, Retail food establishment inspections
  1. NJ Department of Health Reminds Residents to Protect Themselves and Pets From Rabies Exposure

    A newly adopted stray kitten may have exposed more than a dozen people to rabies in Monmouth, Mercer and Middlesex Counties over the last two weeks, according to State Public Health Veterinarian Colin Campbell. Read on...
  2. Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth and Ocean County

    Starting next week, NJ American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from a chloramine combination residual to free chlorine residual at two local plants as part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system. Read on...
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