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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 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

Senior Health Fair

The Lyndhurst Health Department will host a Senior Health Fair on Friday, June 9th, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lyndhurst Community Center, located at the corner of Riverside and Tontine Avenues behind the Lyndhurst Little League Fields.  Area businesses will be at this event to educate and provide information on various subjects pertaining to seniors.   Free health screenings will be done.  Screenings include but are not limited to blood pressure, glucose, and lower leg demos.  This event is not only for seniors; family members are also welcome to attend.  Light refreshments will be available.  If you have any questions, please contact the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500.

Bi-Annual Blood Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department will host its biannual blood screening on Friday, June 2nd, 2017.  Appointments begin at 8am at 253 Stuyvesant Avenue.  This blood screening will include a complete blood count, chemistry profile, lipid profile, and T4 level.  This screening is available to Lyndhurst residents 18 years of age and over for a fee of $26.00.  Payments can be submitted in cash or checks made payable to Medical Laboratory Diagnostics.  Please call the Health Department at 201-804-2500 to make an appointment and pre-register.

Health Department - Spring/Summer 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.


Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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