Health & Social Services
The Verona Health Department Includes the Following:
- Animal Control
- Clinical Services: Periodic Health Screenings
- Communicable Disease Control
- Environmental and Sanitarian Services (Food Licensing)
- Health Education
- Immunizations Audits for Schools
- Medical Transportation
- Social Services: Information & Referral
- Vital Statistics: Marriages, Deaths & Births
- Weekly Financial Resource Fair- Ends Feb. 16th
- Verona In Motion!
- Microchipping Available
- FDA Dole Recall Information
- CDC Health Alert: Zika Virus
- Check out the redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People website at: www.cdc.gov/healthypets
Ever Taste A Rainbow?
- This program is funded in part by a grant from the Partners for Health Foundation, which partners to strengthen health and wellness in the Verona area.
Check out the new Safe Routes to School Map!
- The Safe Routes to School & Beyond Map is funded in part by a grant from the Partners for Health Foundation, which partners to strengthen health and wellness in the Verona area.
- Click the box in the top left for the map key
- CG= Crossing Guard Locations
- Zoom in for a more detailed look & click an icon for a full description
Verona In Motion!:
- Joggers/walkers are on the road again and children are walking to school. If you are a driver please be aware that people will be out and about. Please be mindful of the following safety tips as you move around Verona.
- Safety Tips for Pedestrians: Be Safe and Be Seen: Make Yourself visible to drivers!
- Wear bright/light colored clothing and reflective materials
- Carry a flashlight when walking at night
- Cross the street in a well-lit area at night.
- Stand clear of buses, hedges, parked cars, or other obstacles so drivers can see you
- Always walk on the sidewalk. If none walk facing traffic
- Don’t assume vehicles will stop for you.
- Don’t rely solely on pedestrian signals. Look before you cross the road
- Be alert to engine noise or backup lights on cars when in parking lots and near on-street parking areas
- Obey traffic signals such as WALK/DON’TWALK signs
- Look left, right, and left again before crossing a street
- Watch for turning vehicles. Make sure the driver sees you and will stop for you.
- Look across ALL lanes you must cross and visually clear each lane before proceeding. Even if one motorist stops, don’t presume drivers in other lanes can see you and will stop.
- Don’t wear headphones or talk on cell phones while crossing.
- PLEASE, NO TEXTING WHILE WALKING!!!!
- Presentation: Aging in the Home Safely
- Canine Influenza Outbreak in Chicago Area & Info-April 2015
- NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) Info
- The New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Poison Information and Education Systems (NJ PIES) have partnered to open a 24-hour a day, 7-days a week, toll-free information line for the general public who have questions regarding the Ebola virus. The number is 1-800-962-1253.
Essex County Social Services Resource Guide:
- Essex County Home Improvement Program
- Essex County Homebuyer Assistance Program
- Download the Essex County Prescription Discount Card
United Way Resources
Download the Pathways For Caregivers Guide:
Information, ideas, & support for those providing care for loved ones. With separate sections for aging, disabilities & mental health caregiving
- Pathways for Caregivers Introduction
- Section A: Caregiving for an Aging Loved One
- Section B: Caregiving for a Loved One with a Disability
- Section C: Caregiving for a Loved One with Mental Illness
- Section D: Information for All Caregivers
Important Information If You Have Medicare:
Safe Disposal of Syringes:
Medicine Disposal Information:
- American Medicine Chest Challenge
- Covanta Energy Rx4Safety Program
- Drug Enforcement Agency National Take Back Day
- New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Project Medicine Drop
- Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program
- Dispose My Meds