MAIN CONTACT INFORMATION

Belleville Town Hall, 1st Floor
152 Washington Avenue
Belleville, N.J. 07109
Phone: (973) 450-3390
Fax: (973) 450-4550
Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM

SERVICES/PHONE NUMBERS

  • Animal Licensing
    Town Hall, First Floor
    973-450-3402
  • Environmental Services
    Town Hall, First Floor

    973-450-3389
  • Nursing Services
    Town Hall, First Floor
    973-450-3394
  • Senior Citizen Transportation Service
    Town Hall, First Floor
    973-450-3402
  • Vital Statistics
    Town Hall, Third Floor

    973-450-3400

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

LINKS TO LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL HEALTH AGENCIES

FILE A CONFIDENTIAL PUBLIC HEALTH COMPLAINT WITH THE BELLEVILLE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Instructions

You may use this form to confidentially report any general/specific public health concerns or complaints you may have for any property, business, etc. located within the Township to the Belleville Health Department.


Public health concerns and complaints may include, but are not limited to, categories such as:


      Problems at a restaurant, food market or deliLack of heat for tenantsRodent problems at a propertyAccumulated trash or debris at a propertyTall grass, weeds, overgrowth at a propertyGeneral tenant complaints
      Mosquito breeding or swimming pools that are not maintainedMold in rental housing unitsIllegal Food VendorsProblems at body art facilitiesProblems at tanning salonsUnlicensed dogs/catsUnsafe/inhumane living conditions for pets


Please note that any correspondence submitted through this form will be sent only to Colleen Britton, who is the Director of the Belleville Health Department.


If you wish to directly contact the Belleville Health Department, our phone number is 973-450-3390.


After submitting this form, you will receive a copy of it via e-mail for your records.


Thank you!

Nature of Health Complaint/Concern

Please check the category that best describes the nature of your public health complaint:


      Problems at a restaurant, food market or deliLack of heat for tenantsRodent problems at a propertyAccumulated trash or debris at a propertyTall grass, weeds, overgrowth at a propertyGeneral tenant complaints
      Mosquito breeding or swimming pools that are not maintainedMold in rental housing unitsIllegal Food VendorsProblems at body art facilitiesProblems at tanning salonsUnlicensed dogs/catsUnsafe/inhumane living conditions for petsOther (specify on next page)


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Required Contact Information

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Address:

Specific Health Complaint Information

Please briefly explain the reason you are contacting the Health Department and provide as much specific information as you can detailing the nature of your public health complaint.

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UPCOMING HEALTH EVENTS

THIS MONTH'S ACTIVITIES

June - 2017

  • Prepared Childbirth
    • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Thursday, June 29, 2017
    • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Clara Maass Medical Center

NEXT MONTH'S ACTIVITIES

July - 2017

  • Maternity Tea
    • Saturday, July 1, 2017
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Clara Maass Medical Center

  • Prepared Childbirth
    • Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - Thursday, July 6, 2017
    • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Clara Maass Medical Center

You can learn more about the Events Calendar at Clara Maass Hospital by clicking on their logo below:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

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How do I obtain a copy of my birth, death, marriage certificate?

Copies of these documents are provided through the Vital Statistics Office by completing a request form, which is available for download by clicking on the link on the left side of this page and also at the Vital Statistics Office.    Please then come in person with two forms of identification or write in a request with copies of two forms of identification. Certified copies are $20.00 each.

Do you offer immunizations (i.e. immunizations for children and flu shots)

We have a Vaccines for Children Program and we offer free Flu shots in the fall.

Landlord/tenant complaints/questions such as; How do I pursue a heat, mold, rodent/insect infestations complaint?

Complaints are documented and investigated, health code questions are answered.   You can use the Health Complaint Form below to file a confidential report with the Director of the Belleville Health Department.

Home Medical Waste Disposal

Any resident receiving radioactive iodine treatments at home should speak to their medical provider to see if they provide assistance with disposing of their house-hold trash.  If no assistance is provided, the resident must hold their trash for 80 days before it can be put out for regular municipal trash pick-up.

Safe Syringe Disposal

Information on safe syringe disposal can be found at www.nj.gov/health/phss or used syringes in rigid containers may be dropped off at the security desk at the main entrance of St. Barnabas Hospital, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ Phone: 973-322-8258.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SERVICES AND PROGRAMS

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Animal Licenses

Annual Licenses

  • Annual renewal of animal licenses takes place between January 1 and March 31.
  • A five ($5) dollar late fee will be applicable beginning April 1.
  • The Dog/Cat License form can be downloaded by clicking on the link in the left margin of this page.

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WE MUST SEE A VALID RABIES CERTIFICATE IN ORDER TO PROCESS YOUR ANNUAL LICENSE.

Annual Fees are:

Neutered dog – $11.20       Non-neutered dog – $14.20

Neutered cat – $8.00          Non-neutered cat – $11.00

CHECK AND MONEY ORDERS ONLY

Dial-A-Ride

Dial-A-Ride
973-450-3402

  • Service is available for Belleville residents 60 years of age and over and disabled adults age 18 and over.
  • Local transportation for medical appointments, therapy, supermarkets, and to Senior Center social events, outings, and clubs available.
  • Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance.


Notes
: Dial-A-Ride is not an emergency or medically-supported/equipped transport service.   Please call 9-1-1 if there is an emergency or an appropriate ambulance service for medically-supported transportation.

Driver’s may escort passengers from exterior door to exterior door and may assist with bags of reasonable weight.   Please note there is a two bag maximum on food bus.

Environmental Division

Environmental Division
973-450-3390

  • Public Health Complaints
  • Conduct Retail food establishment inspections.
  • Public Bathing inspections.
  • Tattoo and Body Piercing inspections.
  • Lead inspections.
  • Provide free rabies immunization for cats and dogs.

Health Education

Health Education
973-450-3389

  • Provide food handler training and information for Retail Food Establishments.
  • Issue press releases and provide information on various health issues.
  • Provide Community health programs.
  • Provide referrals.
  • Conduct annual free women’s and men’s health screenings.

NJ's Special Needs Registry for Disasters

NJ’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters

N.J. residents with special needs are encouraged to add their personal information to the Special Needs Registry.   The information provided will be shared with emergency response agencies so that responders will be better equipped to serve registrants in the event of an emergency.   No one else will have access to the information.  Simply dial 211 to register or visit the website at Register Ready NJ.

Nursing Services

Nursing
973-450-3394

  • Provide visiting nursing service to the elderly and housebound.
  • Provide free immunizations to children without health insurance from infancy to age 18.
  • Flu shots.
  • Blood pressure screening.
  • Provide referrals.
  • Conduct annual free women’s and men’s health screenings.

Vital Statistics

Vital Statistics
973-450-3400

  • Maintain records and provides certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates with the Township of Belleville.
  • Issue burial permits and marriage licenses.
  • The Vital Statistics form can be downloaded by clicking on the link in the left margin of this page.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Program

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Program

Anyone interested in WIC can contact either the East Orange WIC program at 973-395-8960 or the Montclair WIC program at 973-509-6502

  • Provide nutrition information and food for pregnant/breast-feeding women, infants, and children up to age 5.
  • Provide referrals to N.J. Family Care for health insurance.
  • Assist with distributing Holiday Toy Drive and Food Baskets.

For more information, please visit the NJ WIC Program

HOMEBOUND VISITING NURSE SERVICE

Services designed to maintain senior citizens in their own residences by providing nursing assessment of the seniors physical status and their ability to perform the activities of daily living. More information about this program can be found by calling 973-450-3394 or by downloading the Visiting Nurse Service document.

BROWN BAG IT!

Brown Bag

Brown Bag It!

Have Your Medications Reviewed
by a
Licensed Pharmacist

Pill Vial

 

Most Americans fill a dozen prescriptions annually, and after age 65, they fill up to 30 prescriptions every year.  This is an average.   Do you fit this description?  Many people take multiple medications in addition to vitamins and other supplements.  It can be a challenge keeping them all straight!  How do you know if they are working the way they should?

The Township of Belleville will be offering free “Brown Bag” programs to review your medications with a licensed pharmacist.  Just bring all of your medications, prescriptions, and over the counter products including vitamins.  

Refreshments will be provided.

Please call the Belleville Health Department at 973-450-3389 to schedule an appointment.

FREE FLU VACCINE

CLARA MAASS WINTER-SPRING PROGRAMs 2017