Community Events

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Free Women’s Health Clinic

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Child Health Clinic

Friday, October 17, 2014

Sneezes and Wheezes Prep For Flu Season

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Battle of the Bones: Osteoporosis Seminar Dinner

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Planning Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Board of Adjustment Meeting

Health Department Public Affairs: Commissioner John J. Montillo Jr., 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

There are various times of years that free anti-rabies vaccinations are offered. Please watch the website News column on the Home Page for announcements. As a reminder for when your dog needs to be vaccinated, view information below.

  • Dogs vaccinated in 2011 are due for vaccination in 2014.
  • Dogs vaccinated in 2012 are due for vaccination in 2015.
  • Dogs vaccinated in 2013 are due for vaccination in 2016.

Licensing and Enforcement

Health Department Presents Blood Testing

The Lyndhurst Health Department presents blood testing/screening of residents 18 years of age and older on December 5, 2014 at 8:00 AM. The laboratory work includes a variety of blood tests including: complete blood count, blood chemistries, liver function tests, thyroid test, and a cholesterol panel. Cost: $20.00. 

Participating residents must provide the name and contact information of their health care provider. Results will be mailed to the resident and their doctor; residents are required to discuss their results with their doctor. 

Osteoporosis Dinner

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6pm, the Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Commissioner John J. Montillo, and in partnership with Clara Maass Medical Center, will be holding a dinner entitled Battle of the Bones: Osteoporosis Seminar.  In honor of Bone and Joint Action week, Dr. Annette Cozzarelli-Franklin, Medical Director, Women’s Health Center at CMMC, will be discussing bone health and the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.  This event will be held at the Lyndhurst Senior Center, 250 Cleveland Ave. Please call 201-804-2500 to register.

Sneezes & Wheezes

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of John J. Montillo, will be hosting a lecture, “Sneezes and Wheezes.”  A representative from Barnabas Health, Respiratory Center, will be at the Recreation Room at 601 Riverside Avenue on Friday, October 17th at 10am to give a lecture on cold and flu season.  Please call 201-804-2500 to register.

Lyndhurst Food Pantry

On Monday, Sept. 22, the Lyndhurst Food Pantry will be resuming their normal business hours. Monday- Thursday 1:00 P.M.- 3:30 P.M. The Lyndhurst Food Pantry is staffed by volunteers from the Woman’s Club of Lyndhurst. Interested patrons must submit proof of need and proof of hardship to the Lyndhurst Health Department located at 601 Riverside Avenue, Suite 1. Please call the Health Department at 201-804-2500 with any questions.

Free Women’s Health Clinic

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Commissioner John J. Montillo, Jr., will hold its bi-annual Women’s Health Clinic on Wednesday, October 1st, at 9:00 am. This free event, made possible through our partnership with Clara Maass Medical Center, includes education on breast self-examination and a PAP test performed by Dr. Cheatam. The Lyndhurst Women’s Health Clinic is open to all female Lyndhurst residents age 18 years and over. The clinic will take place at the Health Department, 601 Riverside Ave., Suite 1. Please call 201-804-2500 to make an appointment.

Health Department Presents Blood Testing

The Lyndhurst Health Department sets aside two dates each year for blood testing/screening of residents 18 years of age and older. The dates are on June 6, 2014 and December 5, 2014 at 8:00 AM. The laboratory work includes a variety of blood tests including: complete blood count, blood chemistries, liver function tests, thyroid test, and a cholesterol panel. Cost: $20.00. Payments can be submitted in cash or checks made payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics.

Participating residents must provide the name and contact information of their health care provider. Results will be mailed to the resident and their doctor; residents are required to discuss their results with their doctor. Pre-registration is required and appointments can be made by calling 201-804-2500.

Contact

Location:
601 Riverside Avenue, Suite 1
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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