Chairman 

     David Hansen

Secretary 

     Valerie L. Galizia                    


 Board Of Health:                                          (973) 383-5570

 Sussex County Division Of Health:            (973) 579-0370​


Meetings:

  • Hampton Township Municipal Building
  •  Third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm 

 
Board of Health 

  • The Hampton Township Board of Health was established in July 1, 1961 by the Hampton Township Committee.  It is comprised of seven volunteer members, and its purposes are to protect and promote the public health, safety, and well-being of Hampton Township residents.
  • The Hampton Board of Health  is an autonomous body which sets policies and oversees recognized public health activities in the community. 
  •  These activities must meet the “Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health” established by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services. 


Through the municipal health service tax, the Board of Health contracts with the Sussex County Department of Environmental and Public Health Services to provide the following:

  • ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
    • Recreational bathing—water testing for beaches, pools, and camps
    • Subsurface sewage disposal—septic installation and alteration
    • Water pollution control—public well-water systems, streams and lakes
    • Inspections for solid waste, noise and air pollution
    • Public health nuisance complaints
    •  Food safety—training/inspections of restaurants and retail stores
    • Mosquito control, animal bites/rabies case investigations
    • Inspections—kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds
    • Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response
    • HAZMAT Response
  • PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES 
    • Health education/promotion programs 
    •  Community services for seniors—blood pressure/nutritional information
    • Communicable disease oversight, including tuberculosis, Lborne diseases
    •  HIV/AIDS information and referral
    • Immunizations for preschool and school-aged children/adults
    • Annual immunization audits—daycare centers, private and public schools  
    • Vaccinations for influenza and pneumonia
    •  Hepatitis B vaccinations for emergency responders
    •  Training in blood-borne pathogens for EMS and fire departments
    •  Childhood lead poisoning prevention
    • Screenings for cancer—prostate, cervical, breast, skin, and oral
    • Complete Metabolic Profile blood testing (formerly SMA)
    • Adult health clinics/Well-baby health clinics 

As the Hampton Township population increases, more attention is now being paid to new NJ state water quality laws, expanded surveillance of communicable diseases, cancer detection, increased food safety inspections, clinics for low-income residents, and community public health education


  • Tick Borne Diseases Support Network, Inc.
  • Mosquito Control:  
    • ​NJDEP Press Release concerning the best safeguards against mosquitos and any outbreaks of West Nile Virus To View Flyer Please Click Here
    • Several traps have been set by the County Health Department throughout Hampton Township but the numbers do not compare to other surrounding townships.  
    • They will continue to set traps where complaints are received and if it's a significant number then they will plan to spray.  
    • Please call to report a mosquito problem in your area. After a flood or other power outages, what the public should know about
      • ​Office of Mosquito Control at 973-948-4545 or 
      • Public Health Office at 973-579-0370
      • email  mosquito@sussex.nj.us 
    • Frequently Asked Questions about  Zika virus 
  • Food Safety
    • What is  safe food handeling during an emergency?
      • FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies
  • Project Medicine Drop in Sussex County

Sussex County Department of Environmental​ & Public Health Services Office of Public Health Nursing

  • ADULT HEALTH CHECK CLINIC
    • Clinic Coordinator: Betty Martin RN
    • FREE Consultation with Registered Nurse
    • FREE Blood Pressure Evaluation
    • ADULT VACCINATIONS (some fees apply)
    • LOCATION:
      •  Public Health Nursing Office
      • 201 Wheats worth Road, Hardyston, New Jersey
      • DAY/TIME: Second Tuesday of every other month from 10 am-12pm
      • Fourth Wednesday of each month from 2-4 pm
  • Child Health Conference (Well Child Clinic)
    • Complete physical exams
    • screenings  
    • age-appropriate immunizations for children from 0-5 years old
    • Location:
      • Public Health Nursing Office
      • 201 Wheatsworth Road
      • Date: Third Tuesday of every month
      • Time: 12:30-4:00pm
    • Cost: FREE to children with no insurance to cover routine well care
    • Children seen by appointment only
    • For an appointment, call 973-579-0570  x  1211
    • Free Vaccines for School-Aged Children and Teens
      • Vaccines administered at NO COST to school-aged children and teens (through 18 years old) who have no health insurance that covers the cost of vaccines

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Board of Health