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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

Lunch & Learn Seminar: “Forget Me Not-An Alzheimer’s Discussion”

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, will be hosting a lunch and learn seminar entitled “Forget Me Not-An Alzheimer’s Discussion” on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the Carucci Senior Building, 281 Stuyvesant Avenue.  Join experts from Clara Maass Medical Center and Alzheimer’s New Jersey to celebrate National Mental Health Month.  Forget Me Not is a program that provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia.  Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed.  Planning for the future, coping with behavioral changes, and accessing community resources will be reviewed.  A hot lunch will be served.  Please call the Lyndhurst Health Department to register at 201-804-2500.  This program is FREE and open to the public.

Free Early Developmental Screenings for Children

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso, would like to share with the Community this very valuable opportunity for FREE Early Developmental Screenings for children ages 1 to 5 years of age on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Englewood/Teaneck Family Success Center, 44 Armory Street, Englewood, NJ.

The screenings will be conducted by staff of Children’s Specialized Hospital. Each screening will take approximately 30 minutes and will include an interactive questionnaire and conversation between parent(s), child and Children's Specialized Hospital staff.

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. 

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