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Roselle Board of Health

 Board of Health

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Roselle Health Department is to prevent disease and to protect well-being at all life stages and promote the health and safety of the people of Roselle through the delivery of quality public health services.

Vision Statement

All people of Roselle will have the opportunity to live a safe and healthy life in a safe and healthy community.

We accomplish our mission by providing and supporting the essential public health services of:


  • Surveillance, diagnosis and investigation of diseases, health problems and threats to public health.
  • Education, empowerment and the utilization of individuals and the community to prevent health problems and improve their health.
  • Promotion of health policies and planning for individuals and community efforts to improve their heath.
  • Regulation and enforcement of public health laws and policies necessary to control disease and protect the public’s well-being.
  • Facilitating access to health services for individuals; especially those of greatest need.

Screenings

Blood Pressure and Sugar Screenings

Suicide Prevention

Immunizations

The Roselle Health Department offers free childhood immunizations for infants through high school. Contact Mary Fedorko, Public Health Nurse at (908) 659-4209 for more information and/or to schedule an appointment.

Contractual

  • Mary Fedorko, R.N.
    Public Health Nurse, Communicable Disease Investigation
  • Melissa Eustace, R.N.
  • Judith Francis-Ingram
    Health Educator/Nutritionist

Vital Statistics

The Vital Statistics office is responsible for:

Applications for Licenses
  • Marriage
  • Civil Union
  • Domestic Partnerships
Issuance of Certified Copies
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage
  • Civil Union
  • Domestic Partnership

Information

Holiday Food Safety Success Kit

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ]

  • Q: How do I dispose of syringes and needles safely?
  • A: View this document provided by the New Jersey Department of Health.
  • Q: Questions regarding child health conference (baby keep well)?
  • A: For children that do not have health insurance or have state health insurance; All necessary vaccines are given at the proper time by appointment.
  • Q: How did the nurse find out I had a blood test?
  • A: Laboratories are to report blood test results that are positive for certain diseases, Hepatitis A, B, C, etc.

The 2019 Annual Open Enrollment Period Begins October 1, 2018 and Ends November 15, 2018

Beginning in October, NJ FamilyCare beneficiaries can change their current health plan during the Annual Open Enrollment Period from October 1, 2018 until November 15, 2018.

If you choose a new health plan during the Open Enrollment Period, the effective date will be January 1, 2019 and continue through the calendar year. You can select from the following health plans:

  • Aetna Better Health of New Jersey (serving all counties);
  • Amerigroup Community Care (serving all counties);
  • Horizon NJ Health (serving all counties);
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (serving all counties); and
  • WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (serving all counties EXCEPT Hunterdon).

If you would like to change health plans during the Annual Open Enrollment Period, you can call our automated service 24 hours a day, 7 days per week between October 1, 2018 and November 15, 2018. Call 1-866-472-5338 (TTY # 1-800-701-0720) to access your account by using your policy number and zip code, or your social security number and date of birth. You may also speak to an Open Enrollment representative at the same number during the hours of operation. The hours of operation are: Monday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have Medicare, you may have more health plan options. For more Medicare information, call 1- 800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) (TTY# 1-877-486-2048).

NJ FamilyCare Open Enrollment

Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween with Food Allergies

Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday for children, but it is not without risk for those with food allergies. Families raising children with food allergies need to take extra precautions in order to keep their children safe. In addition, children with food allergies may also feel left out due the fact that many candies contain allergens and many celebrations center around these foods. Fortunately, there are many ways your family can safely celebrate Halloween with food allergies.

See tips below for a safe Halloween at home and at school.

Teen Anxiety Support Group

Is your teen struggling with anxiety and is it affecting their everyday life?

Have them join our 14 week support group to learn practical and effective techniques to reduce anxiety by challenging negative self-talk, learning relaxation skills, increasing self-esteem, distress tolerance and much more! Teens will learn to utilize coping skills to improve communication and interpersonal relationships with peers, at home, in school and in the community.

The program is for ages 14 to 17 and runs every Friday from 4 to 5pm from September 7, 2018 through December 14, 2018.

Call Resolve Community Counseling Center at (908)- 322-9180 or email teengroup01@gmail.com to reserve your seat!

Contact

Health Officer:

Tel: (908) 259-3031
Registered Environmental Health Specialist


Deputy Registrar
Keyboarding Clerk 2:


Tel: (908) 634-4527


Registrar of Vital Statistics
Keyboard Clerk 3:


Tel: (908) 259-3032


Location:
210 Chestnut Street
Roselle, NJ 07203


Tel: (908) 259-3032
Fax: (908) 634-4510


Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm


Roselle Office of Emergency Management:
http://www.roselleoem.org

Borough Information

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