The Health Department is a Public Health Service Agency that offers a full range of health services in compliance with the Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey.
Health education is one strategy of health promotion and is focused on helping individuals learn and use health-enhancing skills.
The Health Department offers a variety of health education programs for the community. Programs such as: Alcohol Abuse Control, Blood Borne Pathogens, Chronic Disease Management, Drug Abuse Control, File of Life packets, Food Safety, Health Fairs, Injury Control, Lead Education, Nutrition, Pet Safety, Smoking Prevention. Several years ago we teamed up with the Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Community Health & Outreach. Now we can offer many more health education topics for the public.