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Montclair Township

Health & Human Services

Susan Portuese, Director Health & Human ServicesTownship of Montclair Municipal Building
205 Claremont Avenue
Third Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone: 973-509-4970

Susan Portuese, Health Officer, Department Director
973-509-4970

For Vital Statistics, Cat and Dog Licenses, Registrar, please call the Health Department main number: 973-509-4973

Health Education: Erica Abbruzzese, Health Educator
973-509-4969

Social Services and Senior Citizen Services: Sue Portuese
973-509-4970

For Animal Control Issues, contact Melissa Neiss at the following numbers during the hours posted:

  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. call the Department of Health and Human Services 973-509-4970
  • For emergencies, weekends, holidays and after office hours call the Police Department: 973-744-1234

Department of Health and Human Services Enforcement of health and housing regulations, public health nursing, animal control, environmental health,senior citizen services, Section 8 housing, Registrar’s office.

Our Mission Statement: To protect and enhance the health and the quality of life of Montclair residents through preventative activities, coordination of interagency efforts, and interventions designed to promote positive health behaviors.

Keith Costello, Senior REHS
Stephen Rufolo, REHS
Robert Jernick, REHS
Margaret Brodowski, Director of Nursing
Barbara Prichard, Public Health Nurse
Mary Tistler, Public Health Nurse
Madelyn Goglia, Public Health Nurse
Erica Abruzzese, Health Educator
Celia Trembulak, Program Coordinator
Anne Shields, Vital Statistics, Registrar
Linda Tate, Administrative Assistant
Arlene Karp, Administrative Assistant



Measles Information from the Montclair Health Department PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Measles cases continue to rise across the country. From January 1 to February 6 of this year 121 people from 17 states were reported to have measles. Most of these cases are part of a large, ongoing multi-state outbreak linked to an amusement park in California. As of February 10, New Jersey has 1 reported case; at this time there is no identified connection with the multi state outbreak.

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Montclair Health Department Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips PDF Print E-mail

The Montclair Health Department has complied these safety tips people should follow during the current cold weather.

Outside:

Wear several layers of loose fitting, lightweight; warm clothing rather than one layer of heavy clothing. The outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent.

Wear mittens, which are warmer than gloves.

Wear a hat.

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