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Montclair Township

Community Health Programs

The Montclair Health Department offers a broad range of community wellness programs throughout the year, including vaccinations, blood profile and blood pressure screenings, diet and nutrition programs, driver safety courses, and many others, all at a low cost or for free.

Contact Health Educator Erica Abbruzzese for more information: 973-509-4969.



It’s Not Too Late To Vaccinate PDF Print E-mail

flu shot being administered November comes and goes and you still haven’t gotten your flu shot, yet you see signs that advertise: “Get Your Flu Vaccine Here.” You might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?”

The answer is no, it’s not too late!

As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get a vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones. Flu season typically peaks between December and February but significant activity can occur as late as May.

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Health Dept Introduces “Stoop Time” Group for Women PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Health Department is offering Stoop Time -- a place for “mature” women to discuss the ups and downs of life throughout its different phases with a small group of others who are experiencing similar change. Some women may be experiencing a loss of a significant other; some have lost a pet, a neighborhood, a job, a familiar home, adult children moving away or world and cultural changes. Leah Johnston-Rowbotham, MS, APRN, BC has created and willl facilitate the Stoop Time Group.

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Health Dept Forms Food Allergy Support Group PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Montclair Health Department announces a Food Allergy Support Group for Parents with Food Allergic Children. Whether you are new to food allergies or facing a new milestone in your child's life, meeting other families who are in the same situation and sharing experiences and support can be so helpful. More importantly, you understand that you are not alone. The Montclair Health Department invites Parents with Food Allergic children to come and join the group. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Avenue, third floor. A Public Health nurse from the Montclair Health Department, and a parent advocate are the group’s co-facilitators.

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Health Department to Co-Host Women's Health Expo PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Montclair and Verona Health Departments join Clara Maas Medical Center to host a Women’s Health Expo. Do you hesitate to book your preventative screenings? Do you even know which ones you should be getting and how often? Join Clara Maas Medical Center experts for a conversation about women’s health. This will be a conversation with the audience asking questions to our panel.

Free blood pressure and glucose screening available. You will also have the opportunity sign-up for other free or low cost screenings. Light refreshments will be served.

This valuable event will take place on Wednesday, October 29, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at The Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ. Please call 973-509-4969 to reserve your seat.

 
Adults Need Vaccines Too! PDF Print E-mail

Monday, August 11, 2014

All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill, and can pass certain illnesses on to others. Immunization is especially important for adults 60 years of age and older, and for those who have a chronic condition such as asthma, COPD, diabetes or heart disease.

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