Health Department

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UPDATE ON TOWNSHIP COVID-19 VACCINATION PRE-REGISTRATION

Due to lack of demand, COVID-19 vaccination pre-registration will no longer take place at the Middletown Senior Center.  Vaccine appointments can be made directly through the Monmouth County website as well as the VNACJ appointment portal for individuals age 18 and over. 

The Moderna vaccine is administered at this site, which is for people 18 years of age and older. 
No one  16 or 17 years old will be admitted into the clinic.

Click HERE to book your appointment. Click HERE to access a COVID-19 Digital Resources Packet from the NJ Department of Health. 

washyourmaskCDC Provides Guidance On How to Store and Wash Cloth Masks

Store your cloth mask properly and wash it regularly to keep it clean. Consider having more than one mask on hand so that you can easily replace a dirty mask with a clean one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure to remove your mask correctly and wash your hands after touching a used mask.

Click here for additional information. 

What is the recommendation for wearing a face covering/mask inside while patronizing a business? 

If someone can’t wear a face mask due to medical condition accommodations can be made. Essential businesses that never closed (grocery, pharmacy) cannot refuse entry to someone who has a medical condition and can’t wear mask. They may offer options, such as to provide curbside delivery and limit time spent inside store, but the person must be allowed to enter.

If person doesn’t have medical condition but refuses to wear a mask, essential businesses can refuse entry but must arrange curbside delivery or provide a mask, if available. No one can be asked for medical documentation due to various laws that already existed, so people don’t need to “prove” why they can’t wear a mask.

2021 IN-PERSON PET LICENSING 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 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
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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.