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New Jersey Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

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New Jersey Health Department

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New Jersey local department of health contacts

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County Health Department Phone Numbers

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  • ATLANTIC COUNTY - 
  • Atlantic City Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Kifle Mihrete
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Phone: 609-347-6871.
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-347-5780
    Municipalities Served:
    ATLANTIC CITY
  • Atlantic County Division of Public Health -
    Health Officer: Patricia Diamond
    Health Officer Phone: 609-645-5935
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-909-7200
  • Bergen County Department of Health Services -
    Health Officer: Hansel Asmar
    Health Officer Phone: 201-634-2600
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-785-8500
  • Englewood Health Department -
    Health Officer: James Fedorko
    Health Officer Phone: 201-568-3450
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-871-6400
    Municipalities Served:
    ENGLEWOOD
  • Fair Lawn Health Department -
    Health Officer: Carol Wagner
    Health Officer Phone: 201-794-5330
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-796-1400
    Municipalities Served:
    FAIR LAWN
  • Fort Lee Health Department -
    Health Officer: Jill Scarpa
    Health Officer Phone: 201-592-3500 x 1510
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-592-3700
    Municipalities Served:
    FORT LEE
  • Hackensack Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Susan McVeigh
    Health Officer Phone: 201-646-3965
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-646-3965
    Municipalities Served:
    HACKENSACK
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  • Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission -
    Health Officer: Sam Yanovich
    Health Officer Phone: 201-599-6290
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-785-8505
    Municipalities Served:
    BERGENFIELD
    BOGOTA
    CARLSTADT
    CLOSTER
    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS
    GARFIELD
    HASBROUCK HEIGHTS
    LEONIA
    NEW MILFORD
    RAMSEY
    RIDGEFIELD PARK
    RIVER EDGE
    TENAFLY
    WALLINGTON
  • N.W. Bergen Regional Health Commission -
    Health Officer: Gina Marie Behre
    Health Officer Phone: 201-445-7217
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-445-7217
    Municipalities Served:
    BOROUGH OF EMERSON
    HILLSDALE
    HO-HO-KUS
    MAHWAH
    MIDLAND PARK
    MONTVALE
    OLD TAPPAN
    RIVER VALE
    SADDLE RIVER
    WALDWICK
    WASHINGTON TWP (BERGEN CO.)
    WESTWOOD
  • Palisades Park Health Department -
    Health Officer: Branka Lulic
    Health Officer Phone: 201-585-4105
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-943-5210
    Municipalities Served:
    PALISADES PARK
    RIDGEFIELD BORO
  • Paramus Board of Health -
    Health Officer: Judith Migliaccio
    Health Officer Phone: 201-265-2100 x 2300
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-674-0202
    Municipalities Served:
    PARAMUS
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  • Teaneck Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Ken Katter
    Health Officer Phone: 201-837-1600 x 1500
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-837-2600
    Municipalities Served:
    TEANECK
  • Village of Ridgewood Health Department -
    Health Officer: Dawn Cetrulo
    Health Officer Phone: 201-670-5500 x 245
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-652-3900
    Municipalities Served:
    VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
    BURLINGTON
  • Burlington County Health Department -
    Health Officer: Holly Cucuzzella
    Health Officer Phone: 609-265-5548
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-267-8300
    Municipalities Served:
    BASS RIVER TWP
    BEVERLY
    BORDENTOWN CITY
    BORDENTOWN TWP
    BURLINGTON CITY
    BURLINGTON TWP
    CHESTERFIELD TWP
    CINNAMINSON TWP
    DELANCO TWP
    DELRAN TWP
    EASTAMPTON
    EDGEWATER PK
    EVESHAM TWP
    FIELDSBORO
    FLORENCE
    HAINESPORT
    LUMBERTON
    MANSFIELD (BURLINGTON CO.)
    MAPLE SHADE
    MEDFORD LAKES
    MEDFORD TWP
    MOORESTOWN
    MT HOLLY
    MT LAUREL
    NEW HANOVER
    NORTH HANOVER
    PALMYRA
    PEMBERTON
    PEMBERTON TWP
    RIVERSIDE
    RIVERTON
    SHAMONG
    SOUTHAMPTON
    SPRINGFIELD TWP (BURLINGTON CO.)
    TABERNACLE
    WASHINGTON TWP (BURLINGTON CO.)
    WESTAMPTON
    WILLINGBORO
    WOODLAND
    WRIGHTSTOWN
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    CAMDEN
  • Camden County Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Paschal Nwako
    Health Officer Phone: 856-374-6000
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-783-1333
    Municipalities Served:
    AUDUBON
    AUDUBON PARK
    BARRINGTON
    BELLMAWR
    BERLIN BORO
    BERLIN TWP
    BROOKLAWN
    CAMDEN
    CHERRY HILL
    CHESILHURST
    CLEMENTON
    COLLINGSWOOD
    GIBBSBORO
    GLOUCESTER CITY
    GLOUCESTER TWP
    HADDON HEIGHTS
    HADDON TWP
    HADDONFIELD
    HI-NELLA
    LAUREL SPRINGS
    LAWNSIDE
    LINDENWOLD
    MAGNOLIA
    MERCHANTVILLE
    MT EPHRAIM
    OAKLYN
    PENNSAUKEN
    PINE HILL
    PINE VALLEY
    RUNNEMEDE
    SOMERDALE
    STRATFORD
    TAVISTOCK
    VOORHEES TWP
    WATERFORD TWP
    WINSLOW TWP
    WOODLYNNE
    CAPE MAY
  • Cape May County Health Department -
    Health Officer: Kevin Thomas
    Health Officer Phone: 609-465-1187
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: Office of Emergency Management 609-465-1190
    Municipalities Served:
    AVALON
    CAPE MAY
    CAPE MAY POINT
    DENNIS TWP
    LOWER TWP
    MIDDLE TWP
    NORTH WILDWOOD
    OCEAN CITY
    SEA ISLE
    STONE HARBOR
    UPPER TWP
    WEST CAPE MAY
    WEST WILDWOOD
    WILDWOOD
    WILDWOOD CREST
    WOODBINE
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    CUMBERLAND
  • Cumberland County Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Megan Sheppard
    Health Officer Phone: 856-327-7602 x7602
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-455-8500
    Municipalities Served:
    BRIDGETON
    COMMERCIAL TWP
    DEERFIELD
    DOWNE TWP
    FAIRFIELD TWP (CUMBERLAND CO.)
    GREENWICH TWP (CUMBERLAND CO.)
    HOPEWELL TWP (CUMBERLAND CO.)
    LAWRENCE TWP (CUMBERLAND CO.)
    MAURICE RIVER
    MILLVILLE
    SHILOH
    STOW CREEK
    UPPER DEERFIELD
  • City of Vineland -
    Health Officer: Robert Dickinson
    Health Officer Phone: 856-794-4000
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-691-4111
    Municipalities Served:
    VINELAND
    ESSEX
  • Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: F Michael Fitzpatrick
    Health Officer Phone: 973-680-4024
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-680-4141
    Municipalities Served:
    BLOOMFIELD
    CALDWELL
    GLEN RIDGE
    MOUNTAIN LAKES (MORRIS CO.)
  • East Orange Department of Heath -
    Health Officer: Victor Kuteyi
    Health Officer Phone: 973-266-5480
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-518-3969
    Municipalities Served:
    EAST ORANGE
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  • Essex County Health Department -
    Health Officer: Maya Lordo
    Health Officer Phone: 973-571-2800
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-988-2528
    Municipalities Served:
    No municipalities are covered
  • Essex Regional Health Commission -
    Health Officer: Carrie Nawrocki
    Health Officer Phone: 973-251-2059
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-445-2454
    Municipalities Served:
    No municipalities are covered
  • Irvington Health Department -
    Health Officer: Rochelle Evans
    Health Officer Phone: 973-416-7760
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-399-6600
    Municipalities Served:
    IRVINGTON
  • Livingston Health Department, Millburn Health Department -
    Health Officer: Louis Anello
    Health Officer Phone: 973-535-7961
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Numbers: 973-535-7961
    Municipalities Served:
    LIVINGSTON
    MILLBURN
  • Maplewood Health Department -
    Health Officer: Candice Davenport
    Health Officer Phone: 973-762-8120
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-762-3400
    Municipalities Served:
    MAPLEWOOD
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  • Montclair Health Department -
    Health Officer: Susan Portuese
    Health Officer Phone: 973-509-4970
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-744-1234
    Municipalities Served:
    CEDAR GROVE
    MONTCLAIR
    NUTLEY
    VERONA
  • Newark Department of Health and Community Wellness -
    Health Officer: Vacant / Temporary: Louis Anello
    Health Officer Phone: 973-733-7600 x233
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-733-7600
    Municipalities Served:
    NEWARK
  • City of Orange Township -
    Health Officer: Vincent DeFilippo
    Health Officer Phone: 973-266-4073
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-266-4111
    Municipalities Served:
    BELLEVILLE
    ORANGE
  • Township of South Orange -
    Health Officer: John Festa
    Health Officer Phone: 973-378-7715 x 7710
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-763-3000
    Municipalities Served:
    SOUTH ORANGE
  • West Caldwell Health Department -
    Health Officer: William Wallace
    Health Officer Phone: 973-226-2303
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-226-2300
    Municipalities Served:
    FAIRFIELD (ESSEX CO.)
    NORTH CALDWELL
    WEST CALDWELL
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  • West Orange Health Department -
    Health Officer: Theresa De Nova
    Health Officer Phone: 973-325-4120
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-325-4000
    Municipalities Served:
    ESSEX FELLS
    WEST ORANGE
    Note:
    Roseland Boro (See Morris County - East Hanover Health Department)
    GLOUCESTER
  • Gloucester County Department of Health and Senior Services -
    Health Officer: Annmarie Ruiz
    Health Officer Phone: 856-218-4101
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-589-0911
    Municipalities Served:
    CLAYTON
    DEPTFORD
    EAST GREENWICH
    ELK TWP
    FRANKLIN TWP (GLOUCESTER CO.)
    GLASSBORO
    GREENWICH TWP (GLOUCESTER CO.)
    HARRISON TWP (GLOUCESTER CO.)
    LOGAN
    MANTUA
    MONROE TWP (GLOUCESTER CO.)
    NATIONAL PARK
    NEWFIELD
    PAULSBORO
    PITMAN
    SOUTH HARRISON
    SWEDESBORO
    WASHINGTON TWP (GLOUCESTER CO.)
    WENONAH
    WEST DEPTFORD
    WESTVILLE
    WOODBURY
    WOODBURY HEIGHTS
    WOOLWICH
    HUDSON
  • Bayonne Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vincent Rivelli
    Health Officer Phone: 201-858-6100
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-858-6900
    Municipalities Served:
    BAYONNE CITY
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  • Guttenberg Health Department -
    Health Officer: Janet Castro
    Health Officer Phone: 201-392-2084
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-868-3300
    Municipalities Served:
    GUTTENBERG
  • Harrison Health Department -
    Health Officer: Janet Castro
    Health Officer Phone: 973-268-2441
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-392-2100
    Municipalities Served:
    HARRISON (Hudson Co.)
  • Hoboken Health Department -
    Health Officer: Nancy Tarantino
    Health Officer Phone: 201-420-2012
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-420-2100
    Municipalities Served:
    HOBOKEN
  • Hudson Regional Health Commission -
    Health Officer: Carrie Nawrocki
    Health Officer Phone: 201-223-1133
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Numbers: 201-223-1133
    Municipalities Served: No municipalities are covered
  • Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Shatrughan Bastola
    Health Officer Phone: 201-547-6800
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-469-1263
    Municipalities Served:
    JERSEY CITY
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  • Kearny Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Kenneth Pincus
    Health Officer Phone: 201-997-0600 x 3505
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Agency Website: www.kearnynj.org
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-997-0600
    Municipalities Served:
    EAST NEWARK
    KEARNY
    Secaucus Health Department -
    Health Officer: Janet Castro
    Health Officer Phone: 201-392-2084
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-330-2060
    Municipalities Served:
    SECAUCUS
  • Township of North Bergen -
    Health Officer: Janet Castro
    Health Officer Phone: 201-392-2084
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-392-2100
    Municipalities Served:
    NORTH BERGEN
  • Union City Health Department -
    Health Officer: Janet Castro
    Health Officer Phone: 201-348-5608
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-220-8048
    Municipalities Served:
    UNION CITY
  • Weehawken Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vincent Rivelli
    Health Officer Phone: 201-319-6054
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-863-7800
    Municipalities Served:
    WEEHAWKEN
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  • West New York Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vincent Rivelli
    Health Officer Phone: 201-295-5070
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 201-295-5000
    Municipalities Served:
    WEST NEW YORK
    HUNTERDON
  • Hunterdon County Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Karen DeMarco
    Health Officer Phone: 908-788-1351
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-788-1351
    Municipalities Served:
    ALEXANDRIA TWP
    BETHLEHAM TWP
    BLOOMSBURY
    CALIFON
    CLINTON TOWN
    CLINTON TWP
    DELAWARE TWP
    EAST AMWELL TWP
    FLEMINGTON
    FRANKLIN TWP (HUNTERDON CO.)
    FRENCHTOWN
    GLEN GARDNER
    HAMPTON BORO (HUNTERDON CO.)
    HIGH BRIDGE
    HOLLAND
    KINGWOOD
    LAMBERTVILLE
    LEBANON
    LEBANON TWP
    MILFORD
    RARITAN TWP
    READINGTON TWP
    STOCKTON
    TEWKSBURY
    UNION TWP
    WEST AMWELL TWP
    MERCER
  • East Windsor Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vacant / Temporary: Kristin Reed
    Health Officer Phone: 609-443-4000 ext. 216
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-448-5678
    Municipalities Served:
    EAST WINDSOR TWP
  • Ewing Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Kristin Reed
    Health Officer Phone: 609-883-2900 x7691
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-209-5136
    Municipalities Served:
    EWING TWP
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  • Hamilton Township Division of Health -
    Health Officer: Christopher Hellwig
    Health Officer Phone: 609-890-3828
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-581-4000
    Municipalities Served:
    HAMILTON TWP (MERCER CO.)
  • Hopewell Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Dawn Marling
    Health Officer Phone: 609-737-0120
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-737-3100
    Municipalities Served:
    HOPEWELL TWP
  • Lawrence Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Carol Chamberlain
    Health Officer Phone: 609-844-7090
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-896-1111
    Municipalities Served:
    LAWRENCE TWP (MERCER CO.)
  • Mercer County Division of Public Health -
    Health Officer: Kristen Reed
    Health Officer Phone: 609-278-7165
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-890-3820
    Municipalities Served:
    No municipalities are covered
  • Princeton Health Department -
    Health Officer: Jeffrey Grosser
    Health Officer Phone: 609-497-7608
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-921-2100
    Municipalities Served:
    PRINCETON
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  • City of Trenton, Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Yvette Graffie-Cooper
    Health Officer Phone: 609-989-3242 x 171
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-789-7737
    Municipalities Served:
    TRENTON
  • West Windsor Health Department -
    Health Officer: Jill Swanson
    Health Officer Phone: 609-936-8400
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-799-1222
    Municipalities Served:
    HIGHTSTOWN BORO
    ROBBINSVILLE TWP
    WEST WINDSOR TWP
    Note:
    Hopewell Boro (See Somerset County - Montgomery Township Health Department)
    Pennington Boro (See Somerset County - Montgomery Township Health Department)
    MIDDLESEX
  • Edison Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Lester Jones, Jr.
    Health Officer Phone: 732-248-7476
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-248-0900
    Municipalities Served:
    EDISON
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  • Middlesex County Office of Health Services -
    Health Officer: Lester Jones, Jr.
    Health Officer Phone: 732-745-3100
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-745-3271
    Municipalities Served:
    CARTERET
    CRANBURY
    DUNELLEN
    EAST BRUNSWICK
    HELMETTA
    HIGHLAND PARK
    JAMESBURG
    METUCHEN
    MIDDLESEX BORO
    MILLTOWN
    MONROE TWP (MIDDLESEX CO.)
    NEW BRUNSWICK
    NORTH BRUNSWICK
    OLD BRIDGE
    PERTH AMBOY
    PISCATAWAY
    PLAINSBORO
    SAYREVILLE
    SOUTH AMBOY
    SOUTH PLAINFIELD
    SOUTH RIVER
    SPOTSWOOD
    South Brunswick Health Department
    Health Officer: Lester Jones, Jr.
    Health Officer Phone: 732-329-4000 x 7237
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Agency Website: www.sbtnj.net
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-329-4000
    Municipalities Served:
    SOUTH BRUNSWICK
  • Woodbridge Township Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Dennis Green
    Health Officer Phone: 732-855-0600
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-634-4500
    Municipalities Served:
    WOODBRIDGE
    MONMOUTH
  • Colts Neck Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Thomas Frank
    Health Officer Phone: 732-462-5470 x 109
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-462-4343
    Municipalities Served:
    COLTS NECK
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  • Freehold Health Department -
    Health Officer: Margaret Jahn
    Health Officer Phone: 732-294-2060
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Numbers: 732-577-8700
    Municipalities Served:
    FREEHOLD BORO
    FREEHOLD TWP
    WALL TWP
  • Long Branch Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Sidney Johnson
    Health Officer Phone: 732-571-5665
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-222-1000
    Municipalities Served:
    LONG BRANCH
  • Manalapan Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Keith Levine
    Health Officer Phone: 732-446-8345
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-446-4300
    Municipalities Served:
    MANALAPAN
  • Monmouth County Board of Health -
    Health Officer: Christopher Merkel
    Health Officer Phone: 732-431-7456
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-431-7456
    Municipalities Served:
    ABERDEEN
    ALLENTOWN BORO
    ASBURY PARK CITY
    ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS BORO
    AVON-BY-THE-SEA BORO
    BELMAR BORO
    BRADLEY BEACH BORO
    EATONTOWN
    ENGLISHTOWN BORO
    FARMINGDALE BORO
    HAZLET
    HIGHLANDS
    HOLMDEL
    HOWELL TWP
    KEANSBURG
    KEYPORT
    LAKE COMO BORO
    MANASQUAN
    MARLBORO TWP
    MATAWAN
    MILLSTONE TWP
    NEPTUNE CITY
    NEPTUNE TWP
    OCEANPORT
    RED BANK
    ROOSEVELT BORO
    SHREWSBURY TWP
    UNION BEACH
    UPPER FREEHOLD
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  • Monmouth County Regional Health Commission # 1 -
    Health Officer: David Henry
    Health Officer Phone: 732-493-9520
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-493-9520
    Municipalities Served:
    ALLENHURST
    BRIELLE
    DEAL
    FAIR HAVEN
    INTERLAKEN
    LITTLE SILVER
    LOCH ARBOUR VILLAGE
    MIDDLETOWN
    MONMOUTH BEACH
    OCEAN TWP (MONMOUTH CO.)
    RUMSON
    SEA BRIGHT
    SEA GIRT BORO
    SHREWSBURY BORO
    SPRING LAKE BORO
    SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS
    TINTON FALLS
    WEST LONG BRANCH
    MORRIS
  • East Hanover Health Department -
    Health Officer: Carlo DiLizia
    Health Officer Phone: 973-888-6035
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-887-0432
    Municipalities Served:
    EAST HANOVER TWP
    PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS
    ROSELAND BORO (ESSEX CO.)
  • Lincoln Park Health Department -
    Health Officer: Kathleen Skrobala
    Health Officer Phone: 973-694-6100
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-270-2040
    Municipalities Served:
    LINCOLN PARK
  • Madison Health Department -
    Health Officer: F Michael Fitzpatrick
    Health Officer Phone: 973-593-3079
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-593-3000
    Municipalities Served:
    CHATHAM TWP
    CRANFORD
    MADISON BORO
    SPRINGFIELD TWP (UNION CO.)
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  • Montville Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Aimee Puluso
    Health Officer Phone: 973-331-3316
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-257-4300
    Municipalities Served:
    MONTVILLE
  • Morris County Office of Health Management -
    Health Officer: Carlos Perez, Jr.
    Health Officer Phone: 973-631-5484
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-285-2900
    Municipalities Served:
    BOONTON TWP
    DENVILLE
    HANOVER TWP
    HARDING TWP
    MENDHAM TWP (MORRIS CO.)
    MORRIS PLAINS BORO
    MORRISTOWN
  • Township of Morris Health Department -
    Health Officer: Kevin Breen
    Health Officer Phone: 973-326-7390
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-539-0777
    Municipalities Served:
    MORRIS TWP
  • Mount Olive Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Trevor Weigle
    Health Officer Phone: 973-691-0900
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-691-0850
    Municipalities Served:
    DOVER
    MINE HILL
    MT ARLINGTON BORO
    MT OLIVE
    NETCONG TWP
    WHARTON BORO
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  • Pequannock Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Thomas Cantisano
    Health Officer Phone: 973-835-5700
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-835-1700
    Municipalities Served:
    BLOOMINGDALE (PASSAIC CO.)
    FLORHAM PARK BORO
    KINNELON
    PEQUANNOCK
    RIVERDALE
  • Randolph Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Mark Caputo
    Health Officer Phone: 973-989-7050
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-795-0931
    Municipalities Served:
    RANDOLPH
    ROCKAWAY BORO
    ROXBURY TWP
  • Rockaway Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Peter Tabbot
    Health Officer Phone: 973-983-2848
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-625-4000
    Municipalities Served:
    BOROUGH OF BUTLER
    JEFFERSON TWP
    ROCKAWAY TWP
    TOWN OF BOONTON
    VICTORY GARDENS BORO
  • Washington Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Cristianna Cooke-Gibbs
    Health Officer Phone: 908-876-3650
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-876-3232
    Municipalities Served:
    CHESTER TWP
    WASHINGTON TWP (MORRIS CO.)
    Note:
    Chester Boro (See Morris County - Bernards Township Health Department) Long Hill Twp (See Morris County - Bernards Township Health Department)
    Mendham Boro (See Morris County - Bernards Township Health Department) Mountain Lakes (See Essex County - Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services)
    OLPH 11-30-2020 20
    OCEAN
  • Long Beach Island Health Department -
    Health Officer: Daniel Krupinski
    Health Officer Phone: 609-492-1212
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 609-494-3322
    Municipalities Served:
    BARNEGAT LIGHT
    BEACH HAVEN
    HARVEY CEDARS
    LONG BEACH
    SHIP BOTTOM
    SURF CITY
  • Ocean County Health Department -
    Health Officer: Daniel Regenye
    Health Officer Phone: 732-341-9700
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-341-9700
    Municipalities Served:
    BARNEGAT TWP
    BAY HEAD
    BEACHWOOD
    BERKELEY TWP
    BRICK TWP
    EAGLESWOOD TWP
    ISLAND HEIGHTS
    JACKSON TWP
    LACEY TWP
    LAKEHURST
    LAKEWOOD
    LAVALLETTE
    LITTLE EGG HARBOR TWP
    MANCHESTER
    MANTOLOKING
    OCEAN GATE
    OCEAN TWP (OCEAN CO.)
    PINE BEACH
    PLUMSTEAD
    POINT PLEASANT
    POINT PLEASANT BEACH
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS
    SEASIDE PARK
    SOUTH TOMS RIVER
    STAFFORD
    TOMS RIVER TWP
    TUCKERTON
    PASSAIC
  • Clifton Health Department -
    Health Officer: John Biegel, III
    Health Officer Phone: 973-470-5760
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-470-5911
    Municipalities Served:
    CLIFTON
    LITTLE FALLS TWP
    PASSAIC
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  • City of Passaic - Health Services -
    Health Officer: John Biegel, III
    Health Officer Phone: 973-365-5603
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-365-5603
    Municipalities Served:
    PASSAIC
  • Passaic County Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Charlene Gungil
    Health Officer Phone: 973-881-4396
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-725-2491
    Municipalities Served:
    HALEDON
    WANAQUE
    WOODLAND PARK
  • City of Paterson, Division of Health -
    Health Officer: Paul Persaud
    Health Officer Phone: 973-321-1277
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-321-1277
    Municipalities Served:
    HAWTHORNE
    NORTH HALEDON
    PATERSON
    PROSPECT PARK
    TOTOWA
  • Ringwood Health Department -
    Health Officer: Kathy Skrobala
    Health Officer Phone: 973-962-7079
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-962-7079
    Municipalities Served:
    RINGWOOD
  • Wayne Health Department -
    Health Officer: Maryann Orapello
    Health Officer Phone: 973-694-1800 x 3313
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].

    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-694-0600
    Municipalities Served:
    POMPTON LAKES
    WAYNE
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  • Township of West Milford Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Charlene Gungil
    Health Officer Phone: 973-728-7000
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-728-2720
    Municipalities Served:
    WEST MILFORD
    Note:
    Bloomingdale (See Morris County - Pequannock Township Health Department)
    SALEM
  • Salem County Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Robert Dickinson
    Health Officer Phone: 856-935-7510
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 856-769-1955
    Municipalities Served:
    ALLOWAY
    CARNEYS POINT
    ELMER
    ELSINBORO TWP
    LOWER ALLOWAYS
    MANNINGTON
    OLDMANS
    PENNS GROVE
    PENNSVILLE
    PILESGROVE
    PITTSGROVE
    QUINTON
    SALEM
    UPPER PITTSGROVE
    WOODSTOWN
    SOMERSET
  • Bernards Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Lucy Forgione
    Health Officer Phone: 908-204-2520
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Agency Website: www.bernardshealth.org/
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-766-1122
    Municipalities Served:
    BERNARDS TWP
    BERNARDSVILLE BORO
    CHESTER BORO (MORRIS CO.)
    LONG HILL TWP (MORRIS CO.)
    MENDHAM BORO (MORRIS CO.)
    PEAPACK-GLADSTONE BORO
    OLPH 11-30-2020 23
  • Branchburg Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vanessa Freire
    Health Officer Phone: 908-526-1300
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-526-3830
    Municipalities Served:
    BRANCHBURG
  • Bridgewater Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Vacant / Temporary: Kevin Sumner
    Health Officer Phone: 908-725-5750
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-725-5750
    Municipalities Served:
    BRIDGEWATER
  • Hillsborough Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Siobhan Spano
    Health Officer Phone: 908-369-5652
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-369-4323
    Municipalities Served:
    HILLSBOROUGH
    MILLSTONE BORO
  • Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission -
    Health Officer: Kevin Sumner
    Health Officer Phone: 732-968-5151
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-753-1000
    Municipalities Served:
    GREEN BROOK TWP
    WARREN TWP
    WATCHUNG
  • Montgomery Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Stephanie Carey
    Health Officer Phone: 908-359-8211
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-359-3222
    Municipalities Served:
    HOPEWELL BORO (MERCER CO.)
    MONTGOMERY
    PENNINGTON BORO (MERCER CO.)
    ROCKY HILL (SOMERSET CO.)
    OLPH 11-30-2020 24
  • Somerset County Department of Health -
    Health Officer: Namitha Reddy
    Health Officer Phone: 908-231-7155
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-526-2500
    Municipalities Served:
    BEDMINSTER
    BOUND BROOK
    FAR HILLS
    FRANKLIN TWP (SOMERSET CO.)
    MANVILLE
    NORTH PLAINFIELD
    RARITAN
    SOMERVILLE
    SOUTH BOUND BROOK
    SUSSEX
  • Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health -
    Health Officer: Vacant
    Health Officer Phone: 973-579-0370
    Health Officer Email: N/A
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 973-940-5500
    Municipalities Served:
    ANDOVER BORO
    ANDOVER TWP
    BRANCHVILLE
    BYRAM
    FRANKFORD
    FRANKLIN BORO
    FREDON
    GREEN TWP
    HAMBURG
    HAMPTON TWP
    HARDYSTOWN
    HOPATCONG
    LAFAYETTE
    MONTAGUE
    NEWTON
    OGDENSBURG
    SANDYSTON
    SPARTA
    STANHOPE
    STILLWATER
    SUSSEX
    VERNON
    WALPACK
    WANTAGE
    UNION
  • Clark Health Department -
    Health Officer: Nancy Raymond
    Health Officer Phone: 732-428-8405
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-388-3434
    Municipalities Served:
    CLARK
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  • City of Elizabeth, Department of Health and Human Services -
    Health Officer: Mark Colicchio
    Health Officer Phone: 908-820-4049
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-558-2111
    Municipalities Served:
    ELIZABETH
  • Hillside Health Department -
    Health Officer: Annarelly McNair
    Health Officer Phone: 908-518-5620
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 862-229-3830
    Municipalities Served:
    HILLSIDE
  • Linden Board of Health -
    Health Officer: Nancy Koblis
    Health Officer Phone: 908-474-8409
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-474-8500
    Municipalities Served:
    LINDEN
  • City of Plainfield Health Department -
    Health Officer: Atif Nazir
    Health Officer Phone: 908-753-3084
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-753-3131
    Municipalities Served:
    PLAINFIELD
  • Rahway Health Department -
    Health Officer: Dennis Green
    Health Officer Phone: 732-827-2085
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 732-827-2200
    Municipalities Served:
    RAHWAY
    SCOTCH PLAINS
    WINFIELD TWP
    OLPH 11-30-2020 26
  • Borough of Roselle -
    Health Officer: Charles Glagola, Jr.
    Health Officer Phone: 908-259-3032
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-245-2000
    Municipalities Served:
    ROSELLE
  • Union County Office of Health Management -
    Health Officer: Annarelly McNair
    Health Officer Phone: 908-518-5620
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-518-5620
    Municipalities Served:
    BERKELEY HEIGHTS
  • Union Township Health Department -
    Health Officer: Marconi Gapas
    Health Officer Phone: 908-851-8507
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-851-5000
    Municipalities Served:
    KENILWORTH
    UNION
  • Westfield Regional Health Department -
    Health Officer: Megan Avallone
    Health Officer Phone: 908-789-4070
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-789-4070
    Municipalities Served:
    CHATHAM BORO
    FANWOOD
    GARWOOD
    MOUNTAINSIDE
    NEW PROVIDENCE
    ROSELLE PARK
    SUMMIT
    WESTFIELD
    Note:
    Springfield Twp (See Morris County - Madison Health Department)
    OLPH 11-30-2020 27
    WARREN
  • Warren County Health Department -
    Health Officer: Pete Summers
    Health Officer Phone: 908-475-7960
    Health Officer Email: [email protected].
    Public Emergency Contact After Hours Number: 908-475-7960
    Municipalities Served:
    ALLAMUCHY
    ALPHA
    BELVIDERE
    BLAIRSTOWN
    FRANKLIN TWP (WARREN CO.)
    FREYLINGHUYSEN
    GREENWICH TWP (WARREN CO.)
    HACKETTSTOWN
    HARDWICK
    HARMONY
    HOPE
    INDEPENDENCE
    KNOWLTON
    LIBERTY
    LOPATCONG
    MANSFIELD (WARREN CO.)
    OXFORD
    PHILLPSBURG
    POHATCONG
    WASHINGTON BORO (WARREN CO.)
    WASHINGTON TWP (WARREN CO.)
    WHITE TWP

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