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 Recognizes February 2018 as American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness ...
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2018 Free Rabies Clinic

The Township of Springfield offers a free rabies clinic annually. Residents may also register their new or existing pets at ...
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Health Department Announces Comprehensive Blood Test Screening

The Health Department has scheduled a Comprehensive Blood Test Screening opening to residents of Springfield, Madison, Chatham, and Cranford on ...
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Health Department Shares HIV Awareness Information for World AIDS Day – December 2017

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, the Springfield Health Department encourages everyone to get tested for HIV, ...
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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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