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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

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. 

Healthy Holiday Eating Lecture Offered

On Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10 a.m., the Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, and in partnership with Shop Rite of Lyndhurst, will be holding a Breakfast Lecture entitled Healthy Holiday Eating.  Julie Harrington, Registered Dietitian from the Shop Rite of Lyndhurst will be giving the presentation.  This event will be held at 601 Riverside Avenue. Please call 201-804-2500 to register.

Bi-Annual Blood Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will host its bi-annual blood screening on Friday, December 5, 2014.  Appointments begin at 8 am. This blood screening will include a chemistry profile, cholesterol level, blood count, and thyroid level.  This service is available to Lyndhurst residents over the age of 18 for a small fee of $20.00. Pre-registration is required and appointments can be made by calling 201-804-2500. Payments can be submitted in cash or checks may be made payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics. Please note this screening will be held at the Lyndhurst Community Center on Riverside Avenue.

5th Grade Health Fair

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, would like to thank the many people, organizations, and local businesses that volunteered and contributed to our Annual 5th Grade Health Fair. This event would not have been possible without the volunteer work and donations from AAA, Lyndhurst Police Department, Dr. Ciani’s office, Lyndhurst Emergency Squad, Dr. Haley, Bergen County Health Department, Lyndhurst Women’s Club, North Arlington Bowling, Lyndhurst Wendys, Clifton Applebees, NY Jets, Chilis of East Rutherford, Pump It Up of Secaucus, Medieval Times, Lyndhurst Pastry, Lyndhurst Stop n’ Shop, Lyndhurst Parks Dept, Lyndhurst Board of Education, Sacred Heart School, Bruno’s Pizzeria, Villa Italia, Josie’s, Jo-Jo’s, Chris’ Pizza, La Scala, Foschini’s A-1 Pizza, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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