Department of Health & Housing Services

Contact Us

Dennis Green
Health Officer
Phone: 732-827-2085
Fax: 732-381-7668


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Animal Control

  • Newark Humane
    124 Evergreen Ave, Newark, NJ 07114
    (973) 824-7080
  • Cat/Dog License Application
    Dog and Cats shall be licensed yearly.
    Dogs are licensed beginning January 1 of every year
    Cats are licensed beginning January 1 of every year.
  • Free Anti-Rabies Vaccination For Dogs and Cats
    May 18, 2021 at the Main Street Firehouse from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    May 19th at the Maple Avenue Firehouse from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Public Health Inspectors

  • Offices located at City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza, Rahway, NJ
    Phone: 732-827-2085
  • Description of Services and activities include:
    1. Inspection of retail food establishments
    2. Temporary vendor approval (add link to application here)
    3. Public swimming pools
    4. Environmental complaints.

Social workers

  • Service provided by the Woodbridge Department of Health and Human Services, Multi-Services Division
    Evergreen Senior Center 400 Inman Ave Colonia Woodbridge , NJ 07095.
  • Services for Seniors
    Available to seniors 65 and older
    Information on senior services and assistance with navigating social services
    Case Management: Home assessments are provided and senior services coordinated.
    Information for the elderly on Social Security
    Referrals provided and will interact with other agencies that provide senior services.


  • Offices located at City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza, Rahway, NJ
    Phone: 732-827-2085
  • Nurses conduct surveillance for communicable diseases.
  • School immunization audits of schools.
  • Nurses provide free hypertension screenings at the Senior Centers monthly.
  • Child and adult immunization clinic information – call for information and schedule.
  • Sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Services provided by the city of Elizabeth. Call for information.
  • Influenza Vaccines
    Influenza vaccines available to Rahway residents
    Call (732) 827-2158 for an appointment


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