Environmental Health Division
Working to keep the environment safe for us all.
Emergency Preparedness Division
Protecting our citizens from public health emergencies - natural, biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear.
Health Education Division
Helping people to make healthier choices and live healthier lifestyles through education and instruction.
Nursing Division
Committed to Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Human Services Division
Addressing the needs of our most at risk population with respect, care and accountability.

Salem County Department of Health & Human Services

♦ Prevent. Promote. Protect. ♦

Latest News & Notices

County Receives More Farm Market Vouchers to Distribute at New Locations

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services will be distributing farm market vouch3rs to eligible senior citizens beginning June 7th. Each eligible person can receive five vouchers,...
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Popular Silver Fox Tea Featuring ‘Heaven Bound’ Set for May 17th

The popular Salem County Silver Fox Tea, an annual luncheon for ladies 60 years or older, will be held on Wednesday, May 17, sponsored by the County Department of Health and Human Services in...
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Free Training to Help Caregivers and Family Members Succeed

Understanding Substance Abuse: Free Training to Help Caregivers and Family Members Succeed A free interactive session that provides information and strategies for helping someone with a substance...
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FREE Health Screenings

Free blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, weight and body mass index screenings from the Salem County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health...
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Move Yourself! Salem County with Chair Yoga and Indoor Walks

May 2017 The Move Yourself! Salem County outdoor walk and indoor exercise program set its May 2017 dates. The outdoor walk-n-talks will take place every Tuesday at 10 am in various parks throughout...
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Free NARCAN Training Offered to Salem County Residents

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services will offer a free community training April 13th on the use of NARCAN to save a life from drug overdose. The program, funded through the...
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Our Mission

We are dedicated to the promotion and protection of the public’s health through prevention, education & partnership within the community of Salem County.


Our Vision

We will continually enhance and adapt our services to the needs of the community resulting in a healthy, accountable population that recognizes the Health Department as a valuable resource.  The 10 essential public health services.

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems and community resources
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  • Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems

Contact Us

Salem County Health Dept.
110 Fifth Street • Suite 500
Salem, NJ 08079

856.935.7510 (Phone)
856.935.8483 (Fax)
Report An Immediately Reportable Disease: 856-935-7510 ext. 8302

After Hours Contact


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110 Fifth Street, Suite 500, Salem, NJ 08079

Dept. Health & Human Svcs.