Welcome


 

The Health Department Offices have moved to their new location at 605 South Wood Avenue.

Board Contact Information

Health Department Main Office 908-474-8409
Health Department Email health@linden-nj.org

Secretary – Sandra K. Darrar

sdarrar@linden-nj.org

908-474-8409

Division Telephone Numbers

Public Health Nursing 908-474-8420 or 908-474-8419
Environmental 908-474-8422
Housing 908-474-8414
Animal Control 908-474-8541

Commissioners of the Board of Health

Karen Lukenda President
Lois Bass Vice-President
Eleanor Barbarich Commissioner
Chuck Florio Commissioner
Jacqueline Petrone Commissioner
Josette Sollivan Commissioner
Stanislav Tokarev Commissioner

 

Board of Health meeting dates for 2014

 

Regular Meetings of the Board of Health will be held in the Board of Health Office, 605 South Wood Avenue, Linden, New Jersey. All meetings shall be held on the dates listed below and convened at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the Board of Health assembles.

 January 21, 2014 (Organization & Regular Meeting)

 February 18, 2014

  

March 18, 2014

 

April 15, 2014

 

May 20, 2014

 

June 17, 2014

 

September 16, 2014

 

October 21, 2014

 

December 9, 2014

 

Be it further resolved, that the procedure at all meetings for the year 2014 shall be governed by the Robert’s Rule of the Order and the Open Public Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975.

 

Programs



Union County NJCEED Cancer Screenings

 

FREE Breast, Cervical, Colorectal & Prostate Cancer Screening Is Available To Un-insured & Underinsured Women & Men Who Qualify.
 


 

Free Immunization Program

Seasonal Flu Shots

 

Register for a Seasonal Flu Shot by telephoning the Board of Health Office at 908-474-8409. You need to register annually for this program.

 

Linden Residents, 60 years and older, or those with chronic illnesses are eligible to receive a flu shot.

  


 

Well Baby Clinics

 

The Linden Health Department offers free childhood immunizations for infants from newborn to age 5 years.  Contact the Public Health Nurses at 908-474-8420 for more information and/or to schedule an appointment.
 


 

Hypertension Screening Programs

 

Blood Pressure programs will be held on the following dates from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 301 North Wood Avenue:

 

March 14, 2014
June 13, 2014
September 12, 2014
December 12, 2014

 

Additional programs are held at various sites throughout the year. 
 


  

Rabies Immunization Program
 

THE LINDEN BOARD OF HEALTH WILL CONDUCT A

FREE ANTI-RABIES VACCINATION PROGRAM

ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

 

AFTERNOON -- 3:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

May 5, 2014 – Monday – Firehouse, East Elizabeth Avenue & Chandler Avenue
May 7, 2014 – Wednesday – Firehouse, W St George Avenue & De Witt Terrace

  

EVENING -- 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM

May 14, 2014 – Wednesday – Firehouse, 302 South Wood Avenue

 

REGARDING DOGS VACCINATED BY THE CITY OF LINDEN ONLY:

Dogs Vaccinated in 2011 are due for vaccination THIS YEAR.

Dogs Vaccinated in 2012 are due for vaccination in 2015.

Dogs Vaccinated in 2013 are due for vaccination 2016.

 

DOG LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THESE PROGRAMS

                  CATS WILL ALSO BE VACCINATED AT THESE PROGRAMS
 


 

Health Screening Programs

 

Diabetic Screening programs, colo-rectal screening and various other screenings are held throughout the year.

 

For Any Further Information or Assistance Regarding Any of the Programs Held by the Board of Health Please Contact the Main Office.
 


 

City Hall
301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036
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