Health Department

Middletown Health Department & Monmouth County Partner to Offer Free Healthcare Services

Free Public Health Clinics: Latest available vaccines. Ages 6 months and up. No insurance required.The Middletown Township Health Department and Monmouth County are offering free public health clinics every other Tuesday, beginning January 30th, from 1-3 PM at the Middletown Township Health Department. 

  • Patients under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Patients are NOT required to make an appointment, have insurance, or bring their immunization records.

NJ State Animal Cruelty Laws

The State of New Jersey takes cruelty to animals very seriously. Please read documents about what constitutes animal cruelty, what the laws are, and how to identify and prevent animal cruelty and neglect.

If you would like a printed copy of these documents, you may obtain them from the Middletown Township Health Department located at 180 Main Street in Port Monmouth or you can contact Animal Control at 732-615-2097 to have a copy mailed or emailed to you.

Health Department's Responsibilities

The Health Department oversees Public Health Issues, Environmental Concerns, Animal Control, Substance Use Services and Social Services. They also administer and enforce local health ordinances. Responsibilities of this department include:

  • Administering dog & cat regulations and rabies clinics
  • Planning and administering a comprehensive public health program including environmental sanitation, communicable disease control, child and adult health education, laboratory services
  • Public recreational bathing, Septic, Well, Kennel/Pet Shop, Retail food establishment inspections
  1. 2/15/24 Rabies Alert: Rabid Raccoon Found Near Hartshorne and Wigwam Roads

    The Middletown Township Animal Control Division responded to a call for a possible altercation between a domestic pet and a raccoon in the area of Hartshorne Road and Wigwam Road. Lab results confirmed the raccoon was positive for rabies. Read on...
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