Health Department

Middlesex County Health Department
Paras Shingra, Health Investigator
(732) 745-5021
Patricia Clemente
(732) 356-7400 Ext. 252

Flu Shot Information, click here. 
For a pamphlet on "Rodents: Controlling and Eliminating Infestations," click here.
For a handout on "Mosquitoes...What Everyone Should Know, Q&A," by the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission, click here.

For information on COVID-19, please visit our homepage under Latest News.

Click for: Dog and Cat License Application
Dog licensing occurs January 1-31.
Cat licensing occurs May 1-31.

Dog and Cat License Fees
  License fee for spayed/neutered* pet  $10.00
  License fee for non-spayed/non-neutered pet $13.00
  Delinquent fee**  $5.00 for every month dog/cat license application is late
  * Proof is required for spayed/neutered pet.
** Late fee does not apply to license applications for new pets.

Rabies Vaccinations (Proof is required.)

For Dogs: STATE LAW requires that in order to ISSUE A LICENSE, the rabies vaccination MUST NOT EXPIRE PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 1 of the licensing year. To qualify for a license in 2023, the dog rabies vaccination expiration date has to be valid until November 1, 2023 or license will NOT be issued as per the State of New Jersey.

For Cats: STATE LAW requires that order to ISSUE A LICENSE the rabies vaccination MUST NOT EXPIRE PRIOR TO  MARCH 1, 2024 for the 2023 licensing year.

Free Rabies Clinics
Green Brook - November 4, 9-10 am at Town Hall- 111 Green Brook Road
Bridgewater - November 18, 9-10:30 am at Finderne Firehouse - 672 E. Main Street 
Watchung - December 2, 9-10 am at Watchung Firehouse - 57 Mountain Avenue
No Registration Needed - Pets Must Be At Least 6 Months of Age - Dogs Must Be Leashed- Cats Must Be in a Carrier
Held By: Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission  - 111 Greenbrook Road - 732-968-2501