Health

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 http://www.rosenet.org/gov/health

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

Health Department Shares Public Awareness Bulletin on Marijuana Candy – October 2017

The Health Department is sharing a public awareness bulletin below that was prepared by the New Jersey State Police Regional ...
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Health Department Recognizes October 2017 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, the Health Department is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second ...
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2017 Seasonal Influenza Clinic Dates Announced

The Madison Health Department, providing shared services for the Township of Springfield, has announced the followings dates/times and locations for ...
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Health Department Recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases. To help keep our ...
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Health Department Provides Summer Heat Related Information

The Health Department would like to provide residents with helpful sources of information regarding the summer heat.  The FDA publishes ...
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Health Departments Offers Guidance for Mosquito Prevention, Immunization Awareness and Emergency Preparedness

Mosquito Prevention Remove standing water where mosquitoes could lay eggs: Once a week, empty and scrub, turn over, cover, or ...
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