Health Department

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The weather is getting colder and heaters are being turned up! In order to prevent exposure to carbon monoxide, the Middletown Township Health Department and Fire Prevention Office encourage residents to read the New Jersey Department of Health's fact sheet above. Remember to make sure that both your furnace and Carbon Monoxide detectors are in good working order. 

Read this fact sheet in Spanish. (PDF)

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Polio Information

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

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:

  • Administering dog & cat regulations and rabies clinics
  • 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. New Jersey American Water Plans for Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth County until April

    Beginning the week of Mon., 2/6, NJAW will temporarily change the water treatment process at its Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune. The change will apply to its Middletown customers. 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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