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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

LegsWork Community Outreach

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will have the Center for Vein Restoration bring their LegsWork Community Outreach program to the Health Department on Monday, February 6, 2017.  The program’s mission is to promote vein wellness by educating people about leg vein health and the dangers of vein disease, as well as providing lower leg vein ultrasound demonstrations for each participant.  The program will be held from 10am-2pm at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue.  Please call 201-804-2500 to make an appointment.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

Food Pantry Appreciation

The Lyndhurst Health Department , Under the Direction of Robert B. Giangeruso and The Women’s Club of Lyndhurst would like to extend our appreciation to local businesses’ and residents that have donated to the Lyndhurst Food Pantry. It has benefited many residents in need during the holiday season.

8 Session Smoking Cessation Program Offered by Graf Center

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, would like to wish you and yours a very happy and healthy 2017!

If you or someone you know has made a New Year’s Resolution to quit smoking and would like assistance, here is a golden opportunity to join other smokers in a group setting and learn strategies to make quitting easier.  Please take advantage of this program hosted by The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Hospital & Medical Center.

2017 Dog/Cat Licensing & Rabies Vaccine Clinics

Dear Lyndhurst Resident,

New Jersey law requires that dogs be licensed annually. The Township of Lyndhurst requires that cats be licensed annually as well. The maximum number of licensed animals per household in Lyndhurst is 4. The licenses for domesticated cats/dogs must be renewed every year by January 31st.

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics & Licensing:
Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
*Please note, the free Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held at the Lyndhurst Community Center, located behind the Little League Fields on the corner Tontine and Riverside Avenues.

Health Department - Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, is here to promote and protect the public health of our community by using the highest standards for disease control and prevention.

Please check out our newsletter for some of our upcoming events. 

Contact

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

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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