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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

Bi-annual Women’s Health Screening

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Commissioner Karen Haggerty, will hold its bi-annual Women’s Health Screening on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 starting at 9:00 a.m.  This screening, done in partnership with Clara Maass Medical Center, includes a free exam and PAP test performed by an expert gynecologist from Clara Maass.  A Nurse Educator will also be present to provide information on breast cancer and self-breast examinations.  This screening is available to Lyndhurst residents aged 18 years and older.  Please call 201-804-2500 for an appointment.


Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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