Health Department

Middlesex County Health Department
Terry Brundage, Health Inspector
(732) 356-7400, ext 252
 terry.brundage@co.middlesex.nj.us

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

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

REMINDERS ABOUT DOG AND CAT LICENSES
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 2021, the dog rabies vaccination expiration date has to be valid until November 1, 2021 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, 2021 for the 2020 licensing year and MARCH 1, 2022 for the 2021 licensing year.

Dunellen Rabies Clinic is CANCELED for November 13 at the Firehouse. Residents can attend the following clinics for a free rabies shot for their pets:

  1. Nov 13-Finderne Fire House- 672 East Main Street - Bridgewater – 9:00 am to 10:30 am
  2. Nov 20 – City Hall Parking Lot – 78 Bayard Street –New Brunswick – 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  3. Dec 4 – Watchung Fire House – 57 Mountain Blvd. – Watchung – 9:00 am to 10:00 am

 

 For a listing of Middlesex County Rabies clinics, please visit: http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/Government/Departments/PSH/Pages/2018-Rabies-Clinics.aspx