The 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
Breast Cancer Links
American Cancer Society
Susan G. Komen
National Breast Cancer Foundation
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
American Diabetes Association
Mayo Clinic - Pre-Diabetes
Women's Health Links
U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services - Office of Women's Health
Centers For Disease Control - HIV/AIDS
Mayo clinic - HIV/AIDS
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
May 28, 2021
The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a six-session health education workshop that includes a free reference book: "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions". Sessions will be held Wednesdays from June 9 through July 14.
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).