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City of Summit Office of Emergency Management
396 Broad St, Summit, NJ 07901

The Emergency Operations Center of the Office of Emergency Management is located at the Summit Fire Department. InMore case of an emergency, town officials, police, fire and representatives of the Emergency Planning Board will convene at the Office of Emergency Management to maintain command central for the crisis. The head of the Office of Emergency Management is city administrator Christopher Cotter.

The city has an emergency operations plan that it will follow in case of an emergency.

City of Summit Health Department
512 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901

The Summit Health Department is in charge of a wide range of health-related issues, and is also home to the Office ofMore Vital Statistics, which certifies marriage, birth and death certificates, and the Animal Licensing Office.

Health Department programs include:

  • Community health education
  • Participation in local health fairs
  • Emergency management functions for public health issues

Public health nursing services:

  • Infant and preschool children program (well baby clinic)
  • Childhood lead poisoning prevention and abatement program
  • School immunization audits
  • Adult immunization program (influenza)
  • Tuberculosis control
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Cancer screening program
  • Diabetes services
  • Cardiovascular disease screening program
  • Communicable and infectious disease epidemiology
  • Animal licensing
  • Rabies and zoonosis control

Environmental health programs and activities:

  • Recreational bathing, campgrounds, youth camps
  • Restaurant and food service inspections
  • Public health nuisances, wild animal issues, insect and rodent control, animal bite investigations
  • Radon and lead poisoning abatement
  • Cross connections, hospital-school-nursery school - sanitation; air, water, noise and solid waste pollution, indoor air quality issues
  • Dumping, property maintenance
  • Lack of heat complaints
  • Infectious and communicable disease investigations, epidemiological investigations, West Nile Virus surveillance, noxious growths, odor complaints, potable water
  • Tobacco Age of Sale enforcement

The Summit Health Department shares a health director with nearby Westfield.  The current acting director and health officer is Megan Avallone.

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