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Annual Rabies Clinic

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Annual Rabies Clinic

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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

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

Flu Vaccines Still Available

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert Giangeruso, still has doses of Flu Vaccine available for Lyndhurst residents.  Please call 201-804-2500 to make an appointment.  The CDC recommends that everyone aged 6 months and older receive yearly flu vaccine.

Annual Rabies Clinic

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert Giangeruso, will be holding its annual rabies clinics on Thursday, January 8, 2015 and Thursday, January 15, 2015.  Both clinics will be held at the Lyndhurst Community Center, located on Riverside Avenue behind the Little League Fields, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.  Lyndhurst residents will be able to license their dogs and cats at these clinics as well.  Please note that all cats and dogs in Lyndhurst must be licensed by January 31, 2015.  Please call 201-804-2500 with any questions.

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.


601 Riverside Avenue, Suite 1
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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