The Township of Springfield has entered into a shared services agreement with the Borough of Madison Health Department to provide all State Recognized Public Health Activities and Minimum Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey under NJAC 8:52-1.1 et seq.  Services provided by the Madison Health Department include:  community public health, enforcement of environmental health, public health nursing, health education and provisions for maintaining vital statistics records of births, deaths and marriages that occur within the Township.  The Madison Health Department also enforces the New Jersey State Sanitary Codes, State laws and regulations, local ordinances, and policies established by each municipality’s Local Board of Health.  For more information, visit their website at

Animal Control

The Township of Springfield has entered into a shared services agreement with the Township of Millburn to provide animal control services to the Township of Springfield. The Animal Control Officer investigates stray dogs and cats, animal bites and wildlife problems. To report any animal control issues, please call the Springfield Police non-emergency number at 973-376-0400.

Rabies immunizations for dogs and cats are also provided by the Township. For more information please call the Township Registrar at 973-912-2285.

Updates & Announcements

Springfield Health Department Recognizes May 2017 as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is ...
Read More

Springfield Health Department Launches “Healthy Family Challenge” Program

The Springfield Health Department is enrolling interested families in a free 6-week program to have fun and get fit with ...
Read More

Springfield Health Department Recognizes March as “National Nutrition Month” & Colon Cancer Awareness Month

During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Put Your Best Fork ...
Read More

Springfield Recognizes February 2017 as American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness ...
Read More

2017 Free Rabies Clinic

The Township of Springfield offers a free rabies clinic annually. Residents may also register their new or existing pets at ...
Read More

Health Department Documents