Health Department

The Health Department educates and informs the public and business community about various topics such as:

  • Emergency preparedness
  • Healthy lifestyles and behaviors
  • Proper food handling
  • Septic systems
  • Wells

Services

Improving child and adult health is accomplished by providing various services such as:

  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Cancer screenings and education
  • Childhood immunizations
  • Well-baby checkups
  • Wellness counseling

Public Health Partners

Many of these services are provided through contracts and collaboration with our public health partners such as Community Visiting Nurse Association and Zufall Health Center.

Environmental Health Services

Environmental health services and enforcement activities are also provided by this department. We respond to questions and complaints about mosquito control, hazardous materials, suspect rabid animals and other public health threats. We inspect establishments and enforce sanitary and environmental laws related to:

  • Body art
  • Recreational bathing
  • Restaurants
  • Septic systems
  • Wells
  • Youth camps

Disease Control

A traditional and continual activity of the department is constantly monitoring for communicable disease, investigating disease reports and intervening to stop their spread when identified.

Vital Statistics

The Health Department’s Registrar of Vital Statistics maintains personal records such as birth and death certificates and marriage licenses. We also maintain many records for public health activities on Warren Township properties and in our regulated establishments.

Contact

The truth is we believe virtually everything is related to your health and the health of our community and therefore are willing and eager to talk to you about anything. If we do not know the answer we will refer you to an appropriate resource. So contact us as soon and often as you like. We look forward to it!

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