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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.

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

Annual School Supply Drive a Success - Thank You to All who Donated

The Lyndhurst Health Department, under the direction of Commissioner Karen Haggerty, would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the Township residents and area businesses who so graciously donated to the Annual School Supply Drive. Your generous donations helped many families obtain the supplies necessary to start their children off to a happy and successful school year!

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, October 4th, 2017 starting at 9 a.m.  This screening, done in partnership with Clara Maass Medical Center, includes a free exam and PAP test performed by Dr. Decca Mohammed.  A Nurse Educator from Clara Maass will also be present to provide education on breast cancer.  This screening is available to Lyndhurst residents aged 18 years and older.  Please call 201-804-2500 for an appointment.

NAMI Bergen County Offers Free 7-Week Program for Families of Younger Children with Emotional Issues

Beginning Thursday, September 14th and ending on November 2nd, The Bergen County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be sponsoring their Basics in Bergen!, a free education program for families of younger children with emotional issues.  The seven week program (will not meet on September 21st for Rosh Hashanah) will be held from 7:00 to 9:30 pm at Bergen’s Promise, 3 University Plaza, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, NJ (take University Plaza Drive off River Street with Burger King as a landmark to Building #3)

Basics in Bergen, a course designed for parents and other primary caregivers of younger children, is taught by trained parents who have a similar lived experience with their own children.  This course offers education and support, learning and practical insights for families.

With limited seating, registration is required.  Register by calling Marie Fuchida at 201-816-3735.

To request more information, email namibergennj@gmail.com or call 201-935-(NAMI) 6264.  NAMI Bergen County is located at 304 Valley Boulevard, Wood Ridge, NJ.

Contact

Location:
Municipal Annex
253 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

Tel: (201) 804-2500

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