PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICES

***PET LICENSING EXPIRED MAY 31, 2022 ***  Licenses renewed as of June 1, 2022 are subject to $25.00 late fee, per pet.

The Health Department is working on re-scheduling the Rabies Clinic.  Details will be posted here and on the Borough electronic sign in the center of town on Broadway.  

Bergen County Animal Shelter Rabies Clinics are available by appointment only.  You can register for a clinic by using this link:  Click here to pre-register for County Rabies Clinic


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***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  


**********PRODUCT RECALLS **********

The J. M. Smucker Co. is recalling select Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. due to potential Salmonella contamination.  

For more information Click Here

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Recall of Guida's brand 1% lowfat milkGuidas lowfat milk 1

Recall of Fruit Fresh Up, Inc. due to Possible Health Risk 

Read the FDA Recall Notice Here

Recall of Similac, Alimentum and EleCare powder formula

Abbott is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac®, Alimentum® and EleCare® manufactured in Sturgis, Mich., one of the company’s manufacturing facilities. The recall does not include any metabolic deficiency nutrition formulas.  For more information click HERE

Recall of Standard Q Covid-19 AG Home Test 

For more information click HERE 


***********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.