Health Officer: Bergen County Health Officer Hansel Asmar
Registrar: Shanee Morris, CMR
Address: Municipal Building, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-796-1457 x8809
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am--4:30pm and Friday 8:30am-3:00pm

The Elmwood Park Health Department has entered into a Shared Service with the Bergen County Department of Health.

The Health Department provides numerous services for residents.

  • Maintenance of vital statistics records and Registrar services. This includes birth, marriage and death certificates, burial permits, marriage licenses.
  • Animal bite investigations and community rabies control activities
  • Dog and cat licensing
  • Free rabies vaccinations in May and November
  • Flu immunizations for adults
  • Inspection of restaurants, cafeterias, food markets
  • Mosquito control

For more information on these or other programs offered by the Health Department, call 201-796-1457 Ext. 8809.

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Poison Control

In the event of a poison emergency, you can call the NJ Poison Control Hotline: 1-800-222-1222.

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New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children

Dog & Cat Licensing and Waste Removal

  • All Elmwood Park dogs and cats must have a current pet license and current rabies immunizations.
  • Puppies and kittens need a municipal license beginning at 6 months old. Late fees will apply beginning February 1st.
  • Remember to clean up after your dog and dispose of the waste.
  • You must carry a container to pick up waste.
  • A summons will be issued for failing to do so.

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Where in Elmwood Park is it?

182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ

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