For Parents

Environmental Health Division


 

Childhood Lead Poisoning

  • Inspectors receive medical reports of Children with elevated blood lead levels.
  • An environmental assessment using a specialized lead detection machine is performed at the child’s home.
  • Parents are given educational information.
  • Orders to remove any lead paint are issued.
  • Follow-up inspections are done and the child is monitored by a case manager.
  • Enforcement of violations is through the courts.
  • Visit the NJ Dept. of Community Affairs website for more information on Lead Safety

Campgrounds and Youth Camps

Campgrounds are inspected to determine safe and sanitary operations including water, sewer, trash, swimming, vermin etc.

Inspectors use the Youth Camp Safety Standards to determine that safe operational practices are in place prior to children attending the camp.

For forms and information on operation of a youth camp in the state of New Jersey please visit the New Jersey Department of Health, Public Health Sanitation & Safety program website –
http://www.state.nj.us/health/phss/index.shtml

Any questions please contact the Health Department at extension 8448.