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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.

Annual Health Screenings Offered Close to Home PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking steps that help your chances for living a longer, healthier life. Your age, health and family history, lifestyle choices (i.e. what you eat, how active you are, whether you smoke), and other important factors impact what and how often you need healthcare.

Adults Need Vaccines Too! PDF Print E-mail

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.

Vaccines for Children, Preteens & Teens PDF Print E-mail

Preparing for school means gathering supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines. Getting all of the recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children’s health.

National Immunization

Blood Pressure Screenings for Seniors PDF Print E-mail

The Township of Montclair Health Department conducts blood pressure screenings for senior citizen at various locations and times (except public holidays). The screenings include a review of medication, diet and a referral to a physician if need be. If you have any questions please contact the Montclair Health Department at 973-509-4974.

First Thursday of the month: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the First Montclair House (56 Walnut Street)

Third Tuesday of the month: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the South End Gardens (340 Orange Rd)

Fourth Tuesday of the month: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Pine Ridge (60 Glen Ridge)

Cedar Grove:
Third Wednesday of each month: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Grove’s Municipal Bldg ( 525 Pompton Ave)

Third Thursday of each month: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Ridge (100 Cedar Ridge Dr.)

Proper Disposal of Syringes, Needles, Sharps PDF Print E-mail

syringeThe Montclair Health Department is reminding people giving themselves injections at home in the treatment of an allergy, acute illness, or chronic disease such as diabetes to properly dispose of used needles. Improperly discarded needles and lancets, called sharps, pose a risk of injury or exposure to infectious disease for sanitation workers, landfill operators, and children playing near curbside waste containers. Each day, up to 700,000 syringes, needles and lancets are used by people living in New Jersey.

Follow these steps to safely dispose of your syringes in your municipal trash.

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