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 - September 13, 2017

    The Middletown Township Health Department received laboratory confirmation of a raccoon testing positive for Rabies found in the area of Green Meadow Boulevard and Four Winds Drive. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Middletown Rabies Alert August 24, 2017

    The Middletown Township Health Department has received laboratory confirmation of a raccoon testing positive for Rabies. The animal had contact with a dog, whose Rabies vaccination is current, on August 18th in the Atlantic Highlands area of the Township. Read on...
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