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Health Department Public Affairs: Commissioner Karen Haggerty

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 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

Dog & Cat Licensing / Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Commissioner Karen Haggerty, will begin dog and cat licensing on January 2nd, 2018 at the Health Department,  located at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue. The licenses must be renewed every year by January 31st to avoid a $10.00 late fee.  In order to obtain a 2018 license, proof of rabies vaccination must be presented and valid through November 1, 2018.  The Health Department will have Saturday hours for pet licensing only, on January 13, 2018 from 10 AM - 1 PM.

The Health Department will also be holding its Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics on Thursday, January 18th, 2018 and Thursday, January 25th from 6:30 PM -7:30 PM at the Lyndhurst Community Center, located behind the Little League Fields on the corner of Tontine and Riverside Avenues.  Lyndhurst residents may also license their dogs and cats at these clinics. 

Please call the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500 for more information.


Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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