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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

Healthy Summer Barbequing

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will be hosting a program entitled “Healthy Summer Barbequing.”  Please join us on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10AM at ShopRite of Lyndhurst, 540 New York Avenue.  Julie Harrington, RD, Retail Registered Dietician, will present ways to choose and prepare for a guilt-free, flavorful cookout.  Refreshments will be served.  Space is limited to 15 participants.  Please call 201-804-2500 to register. 

Interactive Health Event

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will be hosting an interactive health event on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 9:30 am until 11:30 am. Join us at the Health Department located at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue for health and wellness related screenings and information. Blood glucose readings will be done by Clara Maass Medical Center.  Fasting is optional.  A variety of health education materials will be available, and snacks will be provided.  Please call 201-804-2500 with any questions.

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.

Bi-Annual Blood Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will host its bi-annual blood screening on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Appointments begin at 8 am.  This blood screening will include a chemistry profile, cholesterol level, complete blood count, and thyroid level.  A 12-hour fast is required for this screening.  This service is available to Lyndhurst residents over the age of 18 for a small fee of $26.00.  Pre-registration is required and appointments can be made by calling 201-804-2500.  Payments can be submitted in cash or check.  Please make checks payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics. 


Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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