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City of Summit Health Department

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<p>The Summit Health Department is in charge of a wide range of health-related issues, and is also home to the Office of Vital Statistics, which certifies marriage, birth and death certificates, and the Animal Licensing Office.</p>
<p>Health Department programs include:</p> <ul> <li>Community health education</li> <li>Participation in local health fairs</li> <li>Emergency management functions for public health issues</li> </ul> <p>Public health nursing services:</p> <ul> <li>Infant and preschool children program (well baby clinic)</li> <li>Childhood lead poisoning prevention and abatement program</li> <li>School immunization audits</li> <li>Adult immunization program (influenza)</li> <li>Tuberculosis control</li> <li>Sexually transmitted diseases</li> <li>Cancer screening program</li> <li>Diabetes services</li> <li>Cardiovascular disease screening program</li> <li>Communicable and infectious disease epidemiology</li> <li>Animal licensing</li> <li>Rabies and zoonosis control</li> </ul> <p>Environmental health programs and activities:</p> <ul> <li>Recreational bathing, campgrounds, youth camps</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Restaurant and food service inspections</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Public health nuisances, wild animal issues, insect and rodent control, animal bite investigations</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Radon and lead poisoning abatement</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Cross connections, hospital-school-nursery school - sanitation; air, water, noise and solid waste pollution, indoor air quality issues</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Dumping, property maintenance</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Lack of heat complaints</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Infectious and communicable disease investigations, epidemiological investigations, West Nile Virus surveillance, noxious growths, odor complaints, potable water</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Tobacco Age of Sale enforcement</li> </ul> <p>The Summit Health Department shares a health director with nearby Westfield.  The current acting director and health officer is Megan Avallone.</p>
512 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 277-6464
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm; Sat, Sun, closed
  • Hours: Tue - Sat, 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Accessible: yes
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