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              The Health Department
               201-529-5757 option 2

                 IMPORTANT LINKS

                 Office of Mahwah's Health Officer, Angela Musella:  

                 North West Bergen Regional Health Commission 

                 NJ Department of Health - COVID19 webpage

                 Tyco Animal Control Services

                 Forms Center

                 Frequently Asked Questions

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           Health Department personnel are appointed by the Board of Health.   Members of the Board meet with Staff of the Department on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building.  Among its many activities, the Department assures that state and local health standards are maintained by food handling establishments within the Township.  It also administers a comprehensive program of sanitation, communicable disease control, public health nursing, health education and vital statistics.

    Personal Health Services provided include providing Well Baby Care screenings and immunization services for pre-school children through an inter-local agreement with the Waldwick Health Department.    Annual flu immunizations are available for senior citizens 65 years and older, and to chronically ill residents ages 18-64.  Bi-monthly Adult Health Consultation programs are also conducted for the early detection and prevention of disease.  Communicable Disease investigations are conducted and home visits are made by public health nurses. 

    The Health Department is also responsible for registering and recording Vital Statistics including births, marriages, deaths, domestic partnerships that take place in Mahwah.  The Department also provides important information, literature, publicity and educational programs on a variety of health topics.
    The Township of Mahwah contracts with Tyco Animal Control Services.  Residents are asked to call the Police Department 201-529-1000 for: sick, injured, dangerous or stray animals.    Call Tyco Animal Control Services directly at 201-652-4554 for: removal of dead animals on public property;  removal of nuisance wildlife on public property; leash law, licensing and pooper scooper violations, and to report a lost pet.  Please note, Tyco will respond to complaints on private property for removal of dead animals or to trap nuisance wildlife but charges a fee directly to the resident for these services
          Health Department Staff

    Health Officer Angela Musella, MA, CHES, ext. 210     
    Principal Inspector Diane Homler, REHS, ext. 286
    Inspector Dan Maas, REHS, ext. 212
    Registrar/Administrative Secretary Marianne Campbell, CMR, ext. 208
    Deputy Registrar/Senior Clerk Kathryn Hagan, CMR, ext. 207
    Inspector (part-time) Ralph Grotheer, REHS, ext. 209



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