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Health Office

Our mission is to protect public health, promote individual well-being & prevent diseases.


Essential activities the Department provides for the Community:

  • Prevents epidemics and the spread of disease
  • Protects against environmental hazards
  • Prevents injuries
  • Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors
  • Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery
  • Assures the quality and accessibility of health services

The goal of the Health Department is to improve the health of the community by providing residents with Programs that includes:

The Health Department employs full-time licensed staff that includes: a Health Officer, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health Field Investigator, two Public Health Nurses, Registrar of Vital Statistics, and two Animal Control Officers. A Health Educator is on staff on a contractual basis.

Information for New Moms

 

We know this is an exciting time, and you may have many questions about taking care of your newborn. Our Public Health nurses are here to assist you. We are available to visit you after your delivery to:

  • Answer questions about caring for your baby, including feeding, sleep schedules, and what to do when your baby gets sick
  • Provide advice on topics such as self-care and stress management
  • Inform you about services available to you in the community, including our free clinic for children without health insurance or who receive NJ Family Care Plan A.

Our Free Clinic

  • Is located at the Ewing Township Health Department
  • Is typically the first Thursday of the month
  • Hours are 8:30 am-noon
  • By appointment only
  • Services for your child include: physical examination, nutrition counseling, and immunizations provided by a pediatrician free of charge.

Call us today to schedule an appointment for the baby clinic or a home visit! (609)‐883‐2900, ext. 7685 or 7686.
Heather Larovere
Sharon Canulli

Your Ewing Township Public Health Nurses

New Mom information pamphlet on home and child safety, vaccinations, positive parenting, feed and diet, and lead poisoning.  CLICK HERE for an informational phamplet.


Fight the Flu

Flu-(1).jpg The Ewing Township Health Department offers free flu shots to Ewing residents at a number of convenient locations in the Township on selected dates in October and November.  The 2017 schedule will be posted in early Fall. 

The Flu Vaccine is RECOMMENDED for ALL Adults and children aged 6 months and older (with rare exception*), and REQUIRED for children attending nursery school and children in daycare who are 6 months to 5 years of age.

*People with severe, life-threatening allergies to flu vaccine or any ingredient in the vaccine should not receive the vaccine.  If you have an allergy to eggs or any of the ingredients in the vaccine, or if you ever had Guillain-Barré Syndrome, talk to your doctor before getting the flu shot and bring doctor’s permission note.

Postpone getting a flu shot if you have a fever or feel ill.

Please Note:
• Be sure to wear short sleeve shirts and loose fitting clothing
• ALL INSURANCE CARDS must be presented
• Pregnant and breast feeding women must provide a note from their obstetrician.
 
For more information, call the Health Department at (609) 883-2900 ext. 7685 or 7686.


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Mosquito Proof Your Yard

For more information please CLICK HERE to read about ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Yard


Zika Virus Information

NJ Public Heath TV page
This page has all our videos including Preparedness, Zika and Ebola.

 

Contact Us


Health Administrator
Teri Vacirca x7691

Health Officer
x7620

Administrative Assistant
Junior Abel x7619

Health Inspector
Carol Martin x7695

Nurse
Heather Larovere x7686

Nurse
Sharon Canulli x7685

Animal Control Officer
Rick Moore x7175


Office Phone

p: (609) 883-2900 ext. 7691
f: (609) 883-0215

Mailing Address
Township of Ewing
Public Health Officer
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Hours of Operation
(except holidays)
M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Municipal Building: 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center: 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off): 
M-F: 7:30am - 2:30pm 
 Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works): 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline: 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html


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