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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
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Passaic County Health Department

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HealthThe Passaic County Department of Health Services (PCDHS) is responsible for protecting and promoting the health of the total population of 510,000 people from 16 municipalities. 

The PCDHS is not a traditional public health service provider; however, it has a well-organized infrastructure, and is a state certified County Environmental Health Act Agency (CEHA). 

The PCDHS organizes regular blood drives and public health outreach events to raise awareness in the community of on-going and developing threats to public health. 

Health Resource Links

Measles Frequently Asked Questions
Public Health Links

State of New Jersey - Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control
World Health Organization
U.S. Department of Human and Health Services
Addiction Resource
Risks of Vaping 101
Mesothelioma Hub

Breast Cancer Links
American Cancer Society
Susan G. Komen

National Breast Cancer Foundation
Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Diabetes Links
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Foundation
Mayo Clinic - Pre-Diabetes

Women's Health Links
U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services - Office of Women's Health
Healthy Women

National HIV Testing Day 2019
Centers For Disease Control - HIV/AIDS

Mayo clinic - HIV/AIDS

Heart Health
American Heart Association
Go Red for Women
The Heart Foundation

Did You Know
Centers For Disease Control E-cigarettes
Centers For Disease Control E-cigarettes Ads and Youth

Diet & Exercise Links
CDC - Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity


Department News

March 16, 2020
The Passaic County Department of Health Services understands that residents are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Currently, the Passaic County Department of Health Services has eight positive cases (reported on March 16, 2020).  
February 24, 2020
Passaic County is giving out free radon test kits.  Kits will be given out on a first come, first serve basis.  Please contact Christian Okpukpara at 973-225-3651 or christianO@passaiccountynj.org.