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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.


  • 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

Donate School Supplies - Now Through Sept 12th

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, is collecting new, non-drawstring backpacks and new and gently-used school uniforms for the upcoming school year.  Glue sticks, dry-erase markers, pens, and 3-subject notebooks are also needed.  Donations can be dropped off at the Health Department at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, from 9a.m. until 4p.m., Monday through Friday.  Please deliver donations prior to September 12, 2016.  If you have a child in need of school supplies, please contact the Health Department at 201-804-2500 to schedule a pick up.

Food Pantry Summer Hours

The Food Pantry, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, located at the Lyndhurst Municipal Annex on 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, will begin the summer hours on June 7, 2016 through September 12, 2016. The new hours are as follows: Tuesday through Thursday; 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. The Food Pantry is available to Lyndhurst residents who can show proof of hardship and proof of residency. This can be done at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst Health Department. Thank you to the Woman’s Club of Lyndhurst for volunteering to operate the pantry.


Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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