New Milford Health Department
Board of Health Dept. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A member of the Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission
Joan LePage - Registrar / BOH Secretary
Thea Sirocchi-Hurley - Council Liaison
Phone: 201-967-5044 x 7075
Lori Palma, RN - Public Health Nurse
Phone: 201-967-5044 x 7221
Sam Yanovich - Health Officer
Joanna Adamiak - Registered Environmental Health Specialist
Phone: 201-967-5044 x 7222
Available Health Services:
Personal Health Services: Blood Pressure and Counseling at Borough Hall.
Child Health Conference: By appointment only. Well Child Care to age 5 for uninsured children and immunizations from birth to age 18 for uninsured children. #KNOWLEAD
Cancer Detection Services for Women: Bergen Regional Out-Patient Department cervical cancer testing, mammography and colorectal screening for uninsured women. Call 201-634-2660 for appointment.
Public & Environmental Health Services: Bergen County Mosquito Control - Residents may call 201-634-2889 to request spraying. The agency handles inspections and complaints.
Bergen Regional Counseling Center: 201-646-0333
Poison Information & Hotline: 1-800-222-1222
Animal Control: All dogs and cats must be licensed and vaccinated against rabies. Dogs must be on a leash. Pooper Scooper law is enforced, please be a good neighbor. Dog or animal bites must be immediately reported to the police by person bitten or by doctor. Free Rabies Clinic held 2nd Saturday of February from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at DPW building. Snow date to be announced as needed.
Vital Statistics: Marriage & Civil Union licenses (by appointment only), certified copies of births, deaths, marriages, civil unions and domestic partnership (proper ID and proof of relationship required).
The mission of the Board of Health is to be an advocate for the health of the public. This mission is accomplished through the provision of appropriate services and the enforcement of applicable codes in an effort to maintain the health, safety and comfort of all residents.
What is the Board of Health?
A body of lay people appointed by elected officials of the municipality to formulate policy regarding public health under which the Health Department operates.
What is the Health Department?
A contracted body of professionals who do the actual work of protecting the public health through the Health Officer, Educators, Physicians, Public Health Nurses and Registered Environmental Inspectors.
What does the Board of Health do?
Meets established standards set forth by the State regarding public and environmental health.
When to notify the Health Department?
Any problems or questions related to public or environmental issues, please don't hesitate to call.*(Above answers adopted from Protecting the Health of the People: Your Role as a Member of a NJ Local Board of Health.)