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 to Distribute Free Box Fans to Eligible Seniors and Disabled Residents

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services will be distributing more than 100 free box fans to eligible seniors and disabled residents during the beginning of July. The fans are made...
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County Senior and Disabled Apartment Complexes will Receive Free Assistance on 
Basic Emergency Preparedness Planning

Representatives from the County’s senior and disabled apartment complexes will receive free assistance this week from the Salem County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management and the Department of...
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KI Pill Annual Distribution to Take Place on June 7, 2017

Residents urged to check expiration date on existing household supply. The Salem County Health Department will hold its annual distribution of potassium iodide (KI) pills on Wednesday June 7, 2017...
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Move Yourself! Salem County with Chair Yoga and Indoor Walks

June 2017 The Move Yourself! Salem County outdoor walk and indoor exercise program sets its June 2017 dates. The outdoor walk-n-talks will take place every Tuesday at 10 am in various parks...
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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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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

110 Fifth Street, Suite 500, Salem, NJ 08079

Dept. Health & Human Svcs.