Health Department

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

Register for Free TB Skin Test

TB Skin Test_FINAL Opens in new windowThe Middletown Township Health Department is partnering with Monmouth County to offer free TB Skin Tests (Mantoux) on the first Monday of every month from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM at the Middletown Township Health Department. These tests are only available to school-aged children up to 18 years old. Appointments for the tests are required and will last ten minutes. The nurse will schedule a follow-up appointment with you after the exam. Test readings will be done on the first Wednesday of every month.

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Promo for Children Immunization Appointments

The Middletown Township Health Department and Monmouth County are offering free children’s immunizations on the third Thursday of each month from 10 AM - 1 PM at the Middletown Township Health Department. Participants must meet the following requirements to make an appointment:

  • Patients must be between the ages of birth to 18 years old.
  • Patients need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Patients should either have no health insurance or only be on the NJ Family Care Plan A.
  • Patients are required to bring their immunization records.

Appointments are required and can be scheduled by calling 732-431-7456.

Register for Free & Confidential Reproductive Health and HIV Services Appointment

Middletown & Monmouth County are offering free appointments for STD testing and vaccines.

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The Middletown Township Health Department and Monmouth County are partnering to offer free services (such as rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing, STD testing, Narcan distribution, and adult vaccines like flu, COVID-19, HPV, etc.) on the second Friday of every month from 10 AM - 1 PM. Appointments will take place at the Middletown Township Health Department. This free service begins on May 12th. Please call 732-431-7456 ext. 7435 to make an appointment. Insurance and ID are not required.

Apply for Free Lead-Safe Home Program

The Community Affairs and Resource Center is administering the Lead-Safe Home Remediation Pilot Grant Program with funds provided by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

The purpose of this program is to identify and remediate lead-based paint hazards to prevent elevated blood lead levels in residents in Monmouth, Ocean and Atlantic Counties, with a specific focus on children and pregnant women. It also assists households with no children. The program provides funding and technical assistance to low-to moderate income tenants and owners.

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CO Poisoning Information Opens in new window

In order to prevent exposure to carbon monoxide, the Middletown Township Health Department and Fire Prevention Office encourage residents to read the New Jersey Department of Health's fact sheet above. Remember to make sure that both your furnace and Carbon Monoxide detectors are in good working order. 

Read this fact sheet in Spanish. (PDF)

NJ State Animal Cruelty Laws

The State of New Jersey takes cruelty to animals very seriously. Please CLICK HERE  to 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

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