Health Department

Spotted Lanternfly Information

Spotted Lanternfly Homeowner Advisory Opens in new windowVisit www.middletownnj.org/njdoa

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Opens in new window

Visit www.988lifeline.org for more information.

Polio Information

If you'd like to find information about polio, please visit the New Jersey Department of Health's website.


COVID-19 Testing Information

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NJ State Animal Cruelty Laws

The State of New Jersey takes cruelty to animals very seriously. Please CLICK HERE  to read documents about what constitutes animal cruelty, what the laws are, and how to identify and prevent animal cruelty and neglect. 

If you would like a printed copy of these documents, you may obtain them from the Middletown Township Health Department located at 180 Main Street in Port Monmouth or you can contact Animal Control at 732-615-2097 to have a copy mailed or emailed to you.

Health Department's Responsibilities


The Health Department oversees Public Health Issues, Environmental Concerns, Animal Control, Substance Use 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. 9/12/22 Rabies Alert: Rabid Skunk Found in Area of Jefferson St. Near Wilmort Park

    The Middletown Township Animal Control Division responded to a call of a skunk acting aggressively on Thurs., 9/8 in the area of Jefferson St. near Wilmort Park. Lab results confirmed the skunk was positive for rabies. Read on...
  2. Spotted Lanternfly Homeowner Advisory

    Spotted lanternflies are being spotted everywhere! This invasive pest can negatively impact our agriculture, economy, and everyday life through the honeydew they excrete, which eventually turns into mold. Visit middletownnj.org/njdoa for more information. Read on...
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The Middletown Municipal Alliance Presents the "Drugs and Alcohol Among Us" Series

Knowledge is the first step. Click HERE to watch the introductory video to learn more about the opioid epidemic and find out what Middletown Township is doing to help fight it.

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