The Township of Irvington Health Department is a local health department that has been dedicated to improving the quality of life in Irvington Township since 1692. To accomplish this, the Department offers a comprehensive array of public health prevention, promotion, and protection services and programs serving residents in the Township of Irvington, New Jersey. The Department operates under the mandated, legal framework of the Public Health Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey (N.J.A.C 8:52) and the New Jersey Department of Health Statute, Codes along with all federal and local ordinances that deal in public health. Under the governing authority of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Irvington, Health Department mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families in Irvington through innovative policies, effective services, and strong community partnerships.
The staff of the Health Department includes the Health Director, the Health Officer, public health nurses, public health educators, breast feeding counselors, Registered Environmental Health Inspectors, lead Inspectors and Risk Assessors, Animal Control Officer, Certified Municipal Registrars, volunteers, and other dedicated individuals with a common goal to deliver effective and innovative programs and services that ensure the health and well-being of the Irvington community.
The Irvington Health Department includes an administrative division, environmental division, vital statistics division, public health nursing division and animal control division.
Public Health Administration
Food Surveillance & Environmental Health
Communicable Disease Surveillance & Epidemiology
WIC/Maternal Child Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPPP)
Rabies & Zoonosis Control Program
Public Health Emergency Planning & Preparedness
Public Health Nursing Services
Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Senior Citizen Services
Mayor’s Wellness Campaign