The Health Department
           201-529-5757 option 2


             IMPORTANT LINKS

 


             Annual Flu Immunizations
             Tyco Animal Control Services
             North West Bergen Regional Health Commission
             Forms Center

             Frequently Asked Questions
             News and Announcements

 

       Health Department personnel are appointed by the Board of Health.   Members of the Board meet with Staff of the Department on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building.  Among its many activities, the Department assures that state and local health standards are maintained by food handling establishments within the Township.  It also administers a comprehensive program of sanitation, communicable disease control, public health nursing, health education and vital statistics.


Personal Health Services provided include providing Well Baby Care screenings and immunization services for pre-school children through an inter-local agreement with the Waldwick Health Department.    Annual flu immunizations are available for senior citizens 65 years and older, and to chronically ill residents ages 18-64.  Bi-monthly Adult Health Consultation programs are also conducted for the early detection and prevention of disease.  Communicable Disease investigations are conducted and home visits are made by public health nurses. 


The Health Department is also responsible for registering and recording Vital Statistics including births, marriages, deaths, domestic partnerships that take place in Mahwah.  The Department also provides important information, literature, publicity and educational programs on a variety of health topics.
 
 
 
ANIMAL CONTROL
 
The Township of Mahwah contracts with Tyco Animal Control Services.  Residents are asked to call the Police Department 201-529-1000 for: sick, injured, dangerous or stray animals.    Call Tyco Animal Control Services directly at 201-652-4554 for: removal of dead animals on public property;  removal of nuisance wildlife on public property; leash law, licensing and pooper scooper violations, and to report a lost pet.  Please note, Tyco will respond to complaints on private property for removal of dead animals or to trap nuisance wildlife but charges a fee directly to the resident for these services
 
 
 
      Health Department Staff

Health Officer Angela Musella, MA, CHES, ext. 210   
Principal Inspector Diane Homler, REHS, ext. 286
Inspector Dan Maas, REHS, ext. 212
Registrar/Administrative Secretary Marianne Campbell, CMR, ext. 208
Deputy Registrar/Senior Clerk Kathryn Hagan, CMR, ext. 207
Inspector (part-time) Ralph Grotheer, REHS