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. Middletown Rabies Alert: October 18, 2017

    The Middletown Township Health Department has received laboratory confirmation of a raccoon testing positive for Rabies. The raccoon was in an altercation with 2 dogs on October 15, 2017. Both dogs were currently vaccinated against Rabies. Read on...
  2. Middletown Township “Makes a Difference” by Collecting Food and Cleaning Supplies This October

    The Middletown Township Social Services Department will be collecting food and cleaning supplies from October 2nd through October 28th for the Township’s Household Pantry in recognition of Make a Difference Day, a national day of community service. Read on...
  3. Public Safety Announcement Regarding New Jersey's Black Bears

    Even though bear complaints and sightings are down significantly this year, we still need to be "bear aware" and know how to live safely near them. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has put together information that can help keep you safe. Read on...
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