The mission of the Health Department is to prevent, promote and protect. Prevent disease, promote healthy living and protect the public from health hazards.
Services OfferedThe Lincoln Park Health Department offers the services of a licensed health officer, public health nurse, registered environmental health specialist, certified health education specialist and registrar of vital statistics. In addition, animal control services are offered through a shared services agreement.
Refer to the gold box to the left of the page for specific services and information.
Summer Wellness Challenge
Stop by the Lincoln Park Health Department with all of your event tickets and hole punches to be exchanged for raffle tickets. With those raffle tickets, you can enter to win prizes at the Lincoln Park Health Department tent at Lincoln Park Day on September 28th.
Thank you all again for being a part of the first ever Lincoln Park Summer Wellness Challenge. Have a wonderful rest of your summer and be sure to stay happy and healthy!
Food Safety Month
|For Food Safety Education Month in September, learn how to Be a Food Safety Superhero! Watch CDC’s food safety superheroes take steps to help prevent food poisoning, and show others how to keep food safe.|
Every year, an estimated 48 million Americans get sick and 3,000 die from eating contaminated food. Join CDC in sharing information about handling and cooking food safely.
|Tips to Keep Food and Water Safe After a Hurricane|
In the path of Hurricane Dorian? Floods and power outages can make many foods unsafe to eat. Check these tips to keep food and water safe after a disaster. Learn to identify and throw away foods that aren’t safe to eat. When in doubt, throw it out. https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/foodwater/facts.html
Morris County Prevention is Key
Prevention Key is a non-profit organization that provides education, training and other resources with issues of substance abuse, violence, ATOD dependence and emerging issues of concern to our community.
Morris County Prevention is Key
If you’re worried about yours, a family member’s or a friend’s drug use, know that help is available. Learning about the nature of drug abuse and addiction—how it develops, what it looks like, and why it can have such a powerful hold—will give you a better understanding of the problem and how to recover. Nobody is alone. ReachNJ is an addiction treatment service to provid
e information on addiction resources available in the state of New Jersey.
For more information: http://nj.gov/governor/reachnj
1-844-ReachNJ 24 hours/7 days a week
Military Veteran Peers for Families
MVP is a free and confidential helpline designed to help veterans and their families. The helpline is dedicated to being an extra resource to assist our veteran families. MVP operates as a free and confidential support network for the family of veterans and active duty personnel. The helpline helps answer any question or concern a family member may have about veteran benefits and services.
Whether they are calling about a family member that is a veteran or currently serving over- seas, MVP is here to help. The MVP helpline works in conjunction with Vets4Warriors and NJVet2Vet programs. We would like to partner with your borough in an effort to provide community outreach for your veteran constituents and their families. The service is FREE & would be at NO COST to the town. Let us help spread the word about all the programs that are available to veterans in your community. All helplines lines are located in the call center of Rutgers University. The call is free and confidential. Thank you .MVP Flyer MVP4Families-Power Point
Many veterans can suffer from mental health issues. Starting a conversation about this can be difficult, but is necessary. Click to learn more Talking With a Veteran in Crisis
Severe blood shortage
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