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Bernards Township Board of Health Department

The mission of the Bernards Township Board of Health Department is to provide competent, professional and efficient public health and environmental services to the residents of our community. Through the delivery of state mandated "Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey" and the ordinances and policies of the Board of Health, the department protects and promotes the public's health by the use of health promotion and education, disease prevention, environmental enforcement and inspection activities.

Animal Control

(Including Dog & Cat Licenses and Rabies Clinics)

Vital Statistics

(Birth Certificates, Civil Unions, Death Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Marriage Licenses and Domestic Partnerships)

Environmental Health

(Including Food Establishments, Septic, Well & Perc Permits and Recreational Bathing Permit Licenses)

Health Education and Promotion

(Including Nutrition Services, Youth Services, Human Services and Risk Communication)

Health Programs and Clinics

(Including Well-Baby/Childhood Vaccinations, Childhood Lead Screening, Blood Pressure Screening, Low-Cost Screening Mammography Program, Low-Cost Female Screening Program and Radon Detection Program)

Youth and Social Services

Bioterrorism and Emergency Response

For detailed information on the topics above, please visit the Bernards Township Board of Health Department's website at