195 Changebridge Road
Montville, NJ 07045-9498
SPRING-SUMMER 2006 CLINICS AND SCREENINGS:
CHILD HEALTH CLINICS
By appointment at the Montville Township Municipal Building
First Wednesday of every month:
April 5, 2006
May 3, 2006
June 7, 2006
July 5, 2006
August 2, 2006
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS
Walkins welcome at the Montville Township Municipal Building
2nd Tuesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:00 PM
April 11, 2006
May 9, 2006
June 13, 2006
July 11, 2006
August 8, 2006
2nd Wednesday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 PM
April 12, 2006
May 10, 2006
June 14, 2006
July 12, 2006
August 9, 2006
Pre-registration is required for all the following Health Programs (Call 973-331-3316):
SMAC Health Screening - Saturday, May 6, 2006 - 8:00-11:00 AM ($20 fee)
Peripheral Vascular Disease Screening - Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 5:30-7:30 PM (No Change)
Open to residents of Montville and Mountain Lakes 50 years of age and older with no medical history of PVD.
The Health Department is headed by the Health Officer and is responsible for a wide array of public health, safety and environmental areas including: Vital Statistics, Animal Control, Dial-A-Ride, Environmental Health and Preventative, and Personal and Community Health. Health services are also provided to residents of Mountain Lakes through an interlocal agreement with the Borough. School nursing services are provided to nonpublic schools under a contract with the Montville Township Board of Education. PEOSHA-mandated Blood Borne Pathogen Programs and Hepatitis B vaccinations are provided for occupationally exposed municipal employees and volunteers of Montville Township and the Borough of Mountain Lakes.
Health fairs, food handler seminars, employee right-to-know training seminars, flu immunization clinics, pneumonia immunization clinics, stroke prevention clinics cancer and blood screenings are provided by the Health Department at Chilton Hospital or in municipal facilities. The Health Department is a registered Medicare provider which allows for the submission of qualified expenses for reimbursement by the federal government.
Septic system installations and abandonments and well sealings are overseen by the Department. Planning Board and site plan reviews are conducted as necessary. Garbage and litter complaints are also investigated. The Department tracks and enforces the proper disposal of medical waste.
Food and drink licenses are issues for various church and civic events. Food establishments are inspected regularly. Tobacco Age of Sale Enforcement is conducted to stop the sale of tobacco products to minors.
Rabies continues to be a concern in Montville. Rabies clinics are held regularly prior to dog or cat licensing.
86 River Road
Hours of Operation: Weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon (973) 334-6410
Gail Strumph, Animal Control Officer
Sandy Burkhardt, Assistant Animal Control Officer
The Animal Control Division includes two certified animal control officers. These officers are responsible for maintaining the 12-run animal shelter and performing animal control functions of handling stray animals and dogs running at large, conducting rabies clinics, assisting homeowners with wildlife problems, removing road-kill, coordinating a low-cost spay/neuter and veterinarian care program, administering a healthy pet adoption program, providing educational/awareness outreach sessions and shelter tours for adult and children's groups, and fund-raising. Volunteers and donations of dog food, cat food, litter, supplies and equipment are always welcomed.
Andy Davanzo, Driver
Don Amari, Driver
Cleve Ledford, Driver
The Dial-A-Ride Program is coordinated out of the Health Office. Two drivers provide transportation services to senior citizens of Montville and Boonton townships in a mid-sized bus with a wheelchair lift or a passenger vehicle as appropriate. Rides are provided to doctor, dental and therapy appointments, nutritional sites, shopping malls and other activities. Montville Township works cooperatively with the Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) to secure rides for senior citizens when the municipal vehicles are overbooked. The Dial-A-Ride vehicles are also made available to other municipal agencies for transportation in the Archway, Police Explorers, Health and Senior Citizen Programs.