Health Department News

Child Health Clinic Schedule - Date Change


Please note that the Child Health Conference clinic scheduled for September 13th will be cancelled and rescheduled to September 20th The Township of Teaneck’s Child Health Conference is a town sponsored clinic that provides well child care to children from birth through ...

Teaneck is feeling a little lighter...393.8 pounds to be exact!


Teaneck is feeling a little lighter…393.8 pounds to be exact! The Township of Teaneck held its first community Weight Loss Challenge where residents participated in a 10-week weight loss challenge losing 393.8 pounds. The program ran from mid-March to mid-May. This was an effort to ...

Health Education Programs at Holy Name Medical Center - AUGUST


Check out the calendar of events for this month at Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC): http://www.holyname.org/events/august.aspx

Mailing of Final 2018/Preliminary 2019 tax bills


Mailing of Tax Bills We anticipate the mailing of the Final 2018/Preliminary 2019 tax bills during the third week of August 2018.  There will be an extended grace period for the third quarter until September 11, 2018.  Provided property owners make their tax payment within the ...

Control Measures & Information on Tick-Borne Diseases


Tick-borne diseases are illnesses that spread to humans by the bite of an infected tick.  Tick-borne diseases are not spread person-to-person.  Ticks can become infected from bacteria or parasites when feeding on small mammals. Some common tick-borne diseases in New Jersey are:  &n...

Mosquito Control Information, Safety Measures and Resources


With the warmer weather upon us, mosquito activity will begin to increase.  Mosquitoes are a nuisance especially when you just want to enjoy your back yard for a bar-b-que, gardening, relaxing on a chair, playing with the children or swimming in your pool.  In addition to being a nuisan...

Safety Tips Regarding Wildlife


Safety Tips Regarding Wildlife During the year, the Health Department fields a number of calls from concerned residents about wildlife sightings including:  red fox, coyote, bears and other wildlife.  If you see such wildlife and want to report a sighting, please call the Be...

ReportIt application launch


PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2018 The Township of Teaneck is pleased to announce the introduction of Report It, a free community-based smartphone reporting platform that is all about helping people make communities better and safer places to live, learn,...

New Fee Schedule for Teaneck Health Department


On January 30, 2018, Council adopted the new fee schedule. This schedule will go into effect on February 27, 2018.   Please see the new fee schedule below:   TYPE OF SERVICE NEW FEE Food handling:    ...