PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICES

Westwood Flu 2022 - Westwood Rec Center (002)


**********Free Anti-Rabies Clinic**********

The Westwood Health Department will hold a free Anti-Rabies Clinic on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the Train Station, on Broadway, Westwood.  CATS 1:00 - 1:30 and DOGS 1:30 - 3:00 P.M.  This year Pre-registration is required.  The form can be found below, or call the Health Department office and we can E-mail you the form.  Please return the registration form and previous proof of rabies to sgravina@westwoodnj.gov or drop it off in person.  The vaccine will be given to dogs and cats age four months and older.  If the owner can show proof of previous rabies inoculation, the vaccine will have a duration of three years.  Dogs and cats under one year of age, or those who cannot show proof of receiving previous rabies inoculation will have to be re-vaccinated in one year.  Dr. Cattiny from Westwood Regional Veterinary Hospital will be administering the inoculations.  All dogs and cats must be accompanied by an adult.  All cats must be in a SECURE CARRIER.   All dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier (NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES).   Any owner who brings a pet that is not secured by a leash or in a carrier will be turned away from the clinic (NO EXCEPTIONS).  Please direct all questions to the Westwood Health Department at 201-664-7100 Ext. 129.   

RABIES CLINIC PRE-REGISTRATION FORM



 Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, Paramus Offering Monkeypox Vaccine By Appointment.  Schedule an appointment online at: https://newbridgehealth.org.

 For more information on vaccinations and monkeypox, visit https://www.newbridgehealth.org/health-services/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination/.


***FREE CHILD HEALTH CLINICS*** 

The Westwood Board of Health offers free health clinics for children from birth through age 6 where they may receive free, complete physical exams and all required immunizations.  Children 7 through 18 years of age may receive free immunizations.  Appointments are required.  For more information call (201) 666-4800 ext. 1528


*****FREE Radon Test Kits*****

The Bergen County Department of Health Services and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is offering FREE radon test kits to Bergen County residents. Please call  201-634-2804. To learn more about radon, please visit  www.njradon.org  


***********COVID-19 Resources***********


4 Free At-home COVID-19 Rapid Tests

COVID Vaccine for Homebound Individuals

For assistance completing the homebound request, please call the NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 1-855-568-0545

 COVID Vaccine Appointment Finder

COVID-19 Vaccine: How, When, Where

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Support   855-568-0545   

COVID-19 Vaccine with NJ Dept. of Health 

COVID-19 Vaccine at Bergen New Bridge Medical  

State of NJ COVID-19 Website

Bergen County COVID-19 Website

CDC Info on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Centers for Disease Control (800-232-4636) or email.

NJDOH info on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

NJ Dept. of Health 1-800-222-1222

World Health Organization (WHO) info on Coronavirus 

FAQ’s on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Know the Facts about Coronavirus and help Stop the Rumors 



******Other Public Health Information ******

New Jersey Travel Independence Program  Click here

Phone: 848-932-4499   Email: njtip_info@njtip.rutgers.edu 

Flood & Mold Information

After a flood, mold will begin to grow. The Get Rid of Mold flyer will explain what you will need to clean your home. The Flood Cleanup booklet will tell you how to prevent indoor air problems. 

Lead in Drinking Water

Zika Information

To have Zika questions answered 24 hours a day 7 days a week, call the New Jersey Department of Health Zika Call Center at 800-962-1253.

Food Pantry

Social Services maintains a Food Pantry and Pet Food Pantry at the Westwood Borough Hall.  Donations of all types of Non-Perishable Food and Pet Food is needed.  There are collection boxes in the Borough Hall foyer.