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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 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.
  • Pets vaccinated in 2017 are due for vaccination in 2020.

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

Free Annual Skin Cancer Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will be holding its annual Free Skin Cancer Screening on Monday, May 1, 2017, between the hours of 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue.  This screening will be performed by Dr. Preethi Ramaswamy, a board certified dermatologist specializing in diagnosing and treating skin cancers.  Skin cancer is preventable and, when diagnosed early, it is curable.  Dr. Ramaswamy will be doing spot checks.  Please make an appointment if you have a lesion of concern that  looks irregular and is changing in size, shape, and/or color.  This free screening is available to all Lyndhurst residents 18 years of age and older.  Please call 201-804-2500 for an appointment. 

Bi-Annual Women’s Health Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will hold its bi-annual Women’s Health Screening on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.  This screening, done in partnership with Clara Maass Medical Center, includes a free exam and PAP test performed by Dr. Decca Mohammed.  A Nurse Educator from Clara Maass will also be present to provide education on breast cancer.  Please call 201-804-2500 for an appointment.

Health Department - Winter/Spring 2017 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