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: 

NJHealth & Center for Disease Control Alert 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to inform clinicians and public health officials of an increase in global and U.S. measles cases and to provide guidance on measles prevention for all international travelers aged ≥6 months and all children aged ≥12 months who do not plan to travel internationally.

Read the full CDC Health Advisory (3.18.24)

Read the NJHealth call for increase in vaccination efforts (measles)

Essex County Office of Public Health:

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

Upcoming Events/Meetings/Clinics:

COVID-19 Weekly Surveillance Reports

Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts from the FDA

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.

Important Information If You Have Medicare:  

PSE&G PayAssist Program

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 

Influenza Information:  

Safe Disposal of Syringes:  

Medicine Disposal Information:  

Informative Articles: