Health Department

The Verona Health Department includes the following:  

  • Animal Control- is now contracted through   Wayne Animal Control   . If there is an animal issue you may call their office at  973-694-9295. 
  • 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

Medical Transport Service:  

Dog & Cat Licensing Information


Available during regular work hours at the Community Services Office at Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Ave, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4pm- PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Novel Coronavirus Update

The Montclair Health Department continues to work closely with the New Jersey Department of Health, CDC and local health partners to monitor the situation and provide updates accordingly.
For more information, visit the 
NJ Department of Health's website or the CDC's website.

Upcoming Events/Meetings/Clinics:

Opioid FAQs  

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information

Essex County Mosquito Control Info:

NJ Parent Link  

The Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center: 

SHIP Counseling: State Health Insurance Assistance Program  

Free, objective, confidential help is available to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have questions about Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Part D.  Experienced volunteer counselors will help individuals understand the different Medicare plans, choose the most cost effective prescription drug coverage, learn about potential gaps in coverage, and learn how to address claims issues.

Schedule an appointment with a trained SHIP counselor by contacting the Verona Health Department at 973-857-4800.
Essex County residents can also call 973-637-1717.

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 

Important Information If You Have Medicare:  

Influenza Information:  

Safe Disposal of Syringes:  

Medicine Disposal Information:  

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