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Health Department Public Affairs: Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, Director

Health Department

Our mission is to promote and protect the public health of our community by using the highest standards for disease control and prevention.

Services

  • Food Establishment Licensing and Inspections
  • Health Violation Complaints
  • Cat and Dog Licensing
  • Rabies Immunization Programs
  • Providing professional, skilled, and efficient public health care
  • Offering educational programs to promote preventative health care practices
  • Promoting healthy lifestyle choices
  • Responding to the changing health priorities and needs of our community
  • Serving as a health resource for our citizens

Programs & Information


Rabies Immunization Program

The Lyndhurst Health Department holds two free rabies vaccination clinics during the month of January. Please check the Township website on the Home Page for announcements and dates. As a reminder for when your dog or cat needs to be vaccinated, view the information below.

  • Pets vaccinated in 2013 are due for vaccination in 2016.
  • Pets vaccinated in 2014 are due for vaccination in 2017.
  • Pets vaccinated in 2015 are due for vaccination in 2018.
  • Pets vaccinated in 2016 are due for vaccination in 2019.

Dog and cat licenses are to be renewed every year during the month of January. Any renewal issued after January 31st is subject to a $10 late fee. Rabies vaccinations may not expire before November 1st of that licensing year.


Licensing and Enforcement

Seminar for National Stroke Awareness Month

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will be hosting a seminar at the Carucci Building, 281 Stuyvesant Avenue, on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10am. May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and stroke is the third leading cause of disability in America.  Join Clara Maass Medical Center medical expert Ronnie D. Castro, MSN, RN Director, Cardiac Services and Stroke Program, to learn how to prevent and recognize stroke.  Free blood pressure screenings will be provided.  A light breakfast will be served.  Please call the Lyndhurst Health Department to register at 201-804-2500.

Wellness Assessment Van for Elders (WAVE)

Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso and the Lyndhurst Health Department will be partnering with Clara Maass Medical Center to bring the Wellness Assessment Van for Elders (WAVE) back to the Carucci Senior Building, 281 Stuyvesant Avenue,  on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 10am until 2pm.  The WAVE program brings preventive health care to you.  Experienced Clara Maass physicians and nurse practitioners, who are passionate about the health and well-being of people ages 65 and older, will perform physical and cognitive exams and basic health screenings.  Each participant will receive a report detailing wellness and preventive health advice.  The service is provided at no cost to Medicare-eligible seniors.  For more information or to make an appointment, please call the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500.

Free Eye Screening

Update: April 11, 2016
The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, is rescheduling their Free Eye Exam, originally scheduled for April 20, 2016.  The new date is Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, at 1PM. This exam, performed by Dr. Favetta, will include a check for glaucoma.  This screening is open to all Lyndhurst residents aged 18 years and over.  Please call 201-804-2500 to make an appointment.

Free Skin Cancer Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will hold a free skin cancer screening on Monday, May 2, 2016, beginning at 9:30 am. The exam will be performed by Clifton Dermatologist Suzanne Dundon, M.D.  The screening is open to all Lyndhurst residents aged 18 years and over.  Please call 201-804-2500 to make an appointment.

Contact

Location:
Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm