ADULT VACCINATIONS - In addition to seasonal flu shots, the Division of Public Health provides the following vaccinations for adults 50 years and older at no charge for residents without insurance and those whose insurance does not cover these vaccines.
ANIMAL SHELTER - Featured Pets, Hours of Operation, Adoption Fees, Directions to our Shelter, Free Rabies Clinics, more...
AIDS COMMUNITY CARE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (ACCAP) - Eligible individuals diagnosed with AIDS may receive Medicaid covered services including private duty nursing services in the community rather than in a nursing home. Call 1-888-426-9243
BLOOD PRESSURE - The Division provides workplace cholesterol and blood pressure screening and education programs for all Atlantic County businesses.
CANCER - Risk assessment and education for breast and cervical cancer.
CHILD HEALTH VACCINATIONS AND WELL VISITS - Childhood Check Ups, Shots, Hearing/Vision Screening, Home Visits, Lead Screening.
CHOLESTEROL - The Division provides workplace cholesterol and blood pressure screening and education programs for all Atlantic County businesses.
CHRONIC ILLNESS PREVENTION & CANCER - Cancer risk assessment & screening, cholesterol and blood pressure screening, diabetes education, more..
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION & CONTROL -Tuberculosis , Rabies, Flu Shot information, Sexually Transmitted Disease, Other Infectious Disease.
DENTAL SERVICES - The John Cronin Dental Center offers general dentistry to low income families and senior citizens over the age of 60, having no dental insurance and based on a sliding scale payment fee. Appointments are necessary and proof of income is required. Medicaid is accepted. Open to Atlantic County residents only. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For appointments and information, phone (609) 645-5814.
DENTAL SAVINGS PROGRAM - The MyCountyCares Dental Plan is designed to help uninsured and underinsured county residents save money on their dental service expenses.
DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Offering comprehensive health services to enhance your work, your family, your neighborhood and your life.
LYME DISEASE INFORMATION - Information about the prevalence and prevention of Lyme Disease.
HEALTH INSURANCE, Adult - The NJ Medically Needy Program provides medical benefits to certain New Jersey residents who have incomes that are too high to qualify for the regular Medicaid program.
HEALTH INSURANCE (NJ FamilyCare) - a program for some children under 18 years old. Information and applications are provided by the Department of Family and Community Development (609) 345-6700, ext. 2640) and the Family Success Centers.
HEALTH INSURANCE, Senior - The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) provides counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled persons on Medicare regulations.
MENTAL HEALTH - The Atlantic County Mental Health Administrator.
MOSQUITO CONTROL - The Atlantic County's Office of Mosquito Control carries on a program of Integrated Pest Management including inspections, biological controls, water management and public education, coordinated with the DEP and health agencies.
NURSING HOME SERVICES - Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
PRESCRIPTION SAVINGS PROGRAM - Atlantic County residents and their dependents (living in the same household) can receive a discount of up to 10% to 50% off retail prices on all prescription drugs.
PUBLIC HEALTH - The Atlantic County Division of Public Health.
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) - Learn more about SARS.
SENIOR HEALTH - National Institute of Health site featuring Health resources for Older Adults.
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE - Screening, counseling and treatment.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES - Treatment services, Driving While Intoxicated program, Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, substance abuse services for youth (TRY-IT Program).
TICK-BORNE DISEASES - Downloadable guide, County incidence map, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Human Ehrlichiosis
TRANSPORTATION - Life Essential Transportation Services for dialysis, chemo and other cancer therapies, Prescribed Physical and Occupational Therapy programs, and Non-Emergency medical and laboratory appointments.
TUBERCULOSIS - Screening & treatment.
WEST NILE VIRUS - Frequently Asked Questions, reducing your risk, more...
WOMEN'S HEALTH - Various health resources for women.
WORKPLACE HEALTH INFORMATION - Information is available about Right to Know Laws, in-door air quality, and other topics.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HOMEPAGE - The Environmental Health Unit is responsible for investigating and monitoring environmental health concerns. Its activities include Inspections, Investigations, Education & Sampling.
ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES - 24 hour daily response to chemical spills, fires, or any other environmental emergency which poses an imminent danger to public health.
INSECT & RODENT - To report problems involving insects and rodents, call the Atlantic County Division of Public Health at (609) 645-5971.
LEAD ABATEMENT SERVICES - Environmental assessments in any homes where children reside who have elevated levels of lead in their blood
MOSQUITO CONTROL - The Atlantic County's Mosquito Control program, first organized in 1912, carries on a program of Integrated Pest Management including inspections, biological controls, water management and public education, coordinated with the DEP and health agencies.
RABIES CONTROL - Information on rabies in Atlantic County.
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS AND FOOD SAFETY - inspections of all restaurants and other food establishments at least once a year.
SEPTIC SYSTEM INSPECTION & PERMITS - Installation or repairs of a septic system requires approval by the Division of Public Health. For more information...
SOLID AND HAZARDOUS WASTE - Anyone with information about the illegal disposal of solid or hazardous waste are urged to call 1-800-533-DUMP, or 645-5971.
WELL WATER TESTING - At cost testing for well water bacteria, nitrates, volatile organic chemicals, lead, mercury and other metals.
DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES - a partial list of developmental milestones.
FAMILY SUCCESS CENTERS - Community based Family Success Centers provide a comprehensive, community-based human service delivery system for children and families.
HEALTH INSURANCE (NJ FamilyCare) - a program for some children under 18 years old. Information and applications are provided by the Department of Family and Community Development and the Family Success Centers.
LEAD ABATEMENT SERVICES - Environmental assessments in any homes where children reside who have elevated levels of lead in their blood.
LEAD ABATEMENT INFORMATION - Learn more about lead poisoning and prevention.
MOTHERS AND CHILDREN - Childhood Check Ups, Shots, Hearing/Vision Screening, Home Visits, Lead Screening.
SPECIAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES - Case management services for children from birth to age 21 who have a disability or pre-disabling condition.