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West Orange, NJ Health DepartmentAbout the Department of Health & Welfare

The West Orange Department of Health and Welfare is a full service public health agency providing a variety of services to our residents. This website is intended to assist our community to access information that will improve overall health and quality of life issues important to our daily lives. 

Please choose one or all of the Division Information categories on the left to learn about each of the Divisions in the Health Department. Some of our more frequently used forms have been linked for your use, such as animal license application, marriage/civil union application, and the refuse collection guidelines. A directory of staff and contact numbers are also included.

The Health Department staff is available to speak with residents Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 pm and will make every effort to assist you with your concerns or refer you to the proper department or agency.

 National Influenza Vaccination Week – December 7th – 12th
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The West Orange Health Department is administering influenza vaccinations during National Influenza Vaccination Week at the West Orange Health Center located on the lower level of the John P. Renna Jr. House, 10 Gaston Street, West Orange, NJ. Residents 18 years and older are encouraged to protect themselves from flu. Please call 973-325-4130 for more information.

                CLICK HERE for Influenza Vaccine Information

            ENTEROVIRUS-D68 (EV-D68) ALERT
            
 NJ Family Care Application Assistance

WERE YOU AFFECTED BY SUPERSTORM SANDY?
            Please click here to answer a short survey


 PUBLIC HEALTH ALERTS
The West Orange Health Department will post public health alerts when necessary.
 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!
The West Orange Health Department is recruiting volunteers with medical credentials and non-medical volunteers to assist the Township during times of emergency. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has been established to maintain a list of trained people that may be called when staff is not sufficient to meet the needs of the community.

Please click HERE for more information and to register.

 

West Orange Health Department Announces
New Public Health Emergency Notification System
Click Here to Subscribe
 
TUESDAY TELEVISION COLLECTION PROGRAM
CALL SUBURBAN DISPOSAL 973-227-7020
YOUR ADDRESS MUST BE ON THE LIST
FOR COLLECTION AT YOUR CURB
OR BRING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

BRING COMPUTER TOWERS LAPTOPS AND MONITORS TO THE WEST ORANGE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

Click HERE for more information