Pompton Lakes Health Department
The Board of Health meets on the first Monday of the months of January, March, May, September and December at 6:30pm in the Municipal Council Chambers.
Board of Health Members:
Greg Smith - 3 year term to 12/31/15
- 3 year term to 12/31/15
- 3 year term to 12/31/15
Valerie Quigley - 3 year term to 12/31/13
- 3 year term to 12/31/13
Lynn Sucorowski - 3 year term to 12/31/14
Erika Herz - 3 year term to 12/31/14
The Pompton Lakes Health Department provides Preventative Health and Environmental Health One of the main functions of the Health Department is to prevent the premature onset of disease and disability, and to help all residents achieve healthier, more productive lives. The Health Department is committed to maintaining, protecting, and promoting the health of our residents through organized health promotion and disease prevention efforts. These efforts are based on statewide standards set forth by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services known as “Recognized Public Health Activities and Minimum Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey”.
The mandates established within “Minimum Standards” include the following core requirements:
To develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion activities in Accident Prevention, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Nutrition, Smoking Cessation, and Physical Fitness & Exercise. To meet this requirement the Health Department has contracted Health Education services through Chilton Memorial Hospital.
To perform environmental health and safety inspections of all establishments that serve food, bathing places, youth camps, and public health nuisances.
To develop and implement programs that focus on preventing the spread of communicable diseases.
To provide affordable and accessible Maternal and Child Health Services to address the needs of infants and preschool children.
To provide adult health services.
To offer additional screenings and programs based on the assessed needs of the residents.
Animal Control Officer
The Animal Control Officer (ACO) provides unique services for the community such as handling resident complaints ranging from animal cruelty, barking dogs, animals running at large, animal bites and wildlife issues, just to name a few. The ACO is available to answer calls regarding issues on domestic animals and wildlife. The Borough contracts with the Borough of Bloomingdale for animal shelter services as well. The North Jersey Community Animal Shelter cares for dogs and cats until their owners reclaim them or until they are adopted into responsible loving homes. The North Jersey Community Animal Shelter (NJ) (CAS) is located at 23 Brandt Lane in Bloomingdale. For more information please call 973-850-6767. To report cases of cruelty or neglect please call 973-838-8959.
Vital Statistics Services
The Registrar of Vital Statistics records birth and death certificates, registers domestic partnerships and issues marriage/civil union licenses. Please call for an appointment at least two weeks prior to the date of marriage/civil union to obtain an application for a marriage/civil union license. A marriage/civil union application can be downloaded from the following web address: www.state.nj.us/health/.
Follow the instructions under the 'forms, applications & grants' drop down menu.
To obtain a certified copy of a marriage/ civil union, birth, or death certificate, a form must be completed and identification must be shown. There is a $5.00 per copy fee as well. A form to request a certified copy of a birth, marriage/civil union or death certificate can be downloaded from the following web address: www.state.nj.us/health/. Follow the instructions under the 'forms, applications & grants' drop down menu.
A form is also available on-line under "Forms" on the Borough's Home Page. Please note that records for births, deaths and marriages/civil unions that occurred in Pompton Lakes are on file in the Registrar's office.
Click here to see Required Identification
POLICY FOR REPORTING DEAD BIRDS
Passaic County Mosquito Control has announced the policy for reporting dead birds. Residents should contact their municipal health departments and/or animal control officers who are responsible for retrieving the dead bird, packaging it, and sending it to the State for West Nile Virus testing.
Many resources are available to residents who are living on a limited income and for those caring for aging parents.
Health Officer 973-835-0143 x226
Mary Ann Orapello, CMR
Public Health Nurse 973-835-0143 x225
fax • 973-835-9960 e-mail •
Sanitarian 973-835-0143 x226
Registrar 973-835-0143 x221
Animal Control Officer 973-838-8959
Lisa Perry & 973-838-2220