Rabies & Zoonosis Control

Environmental Health Division


  • Inspections focus on the control of diseases that can be passed form animals to humans.
  • Regulations for the Sanitary Operations of Kennels, Pet Shops, Shelters and Pounds are used to determine safe and sanitary housing and handling of animals.
  • To control the spread of Rabies, follow-up of reported animal bites is done. Quarantine notices and health information is provided to the owners & bite victims.
  • Supplies are provided to each Municipality for their annual Rabies Clinic.
  • Inspectors responds to complaints of dead / ill birds for West Nile Virus Surveillance.

Downloads & Links:

2018 Schedule for FREE Rabies Clinics

The Salem County Department of Health coordinates a series of State and Municipal sponsored rabies vaccination clinics for pets each year.

  • Clinics are free to all New Jersey residents; however you must obtain pets licenses from the township in which you reside.  
  • Healthy cats and dogs are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dogs must be restrained on a leash and cats must be in cat carriers.
  • Dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
  • Dates and times may be confirmed by calling the municipality holding the clinic.
  • To find out what you should know about rabies please visit: http://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/

2018 Schedule   Note: All clinics are on Saturdays. You can download a pdf copy of the schedule here.






January 20, 2018

Alloway Twp. Road Garage
84 Camp Edge Rd.
Alloway, NJ 08001

10 am-1pm

Carney’s Point

March 10, 2018

Carneys Point Fire Hall
258 D St.
Carney’s Pt

9-11 am


November 3, 2018

Elmer Fire Hall
110 Penn St.
Elmer, NJ 08318

10-11 am



January 27, 2018

Elsinboro Fire Hall
35 Delaware Ave.
Elsinboro, NJ 08079

1-2:30 pm

Lower Alloways Creek

February 3, 2018

LAC Public Works Garage
8 Hammersville-Pecks Corner Rd.
Lower Alloways Creek, NJ 08079

10am –12pm



April 7, 2018

Mannington Twp. Public Works
Garage 9; Tide Mill Rd.
Mannington, NJ 08079



February 10, 2018

Oldmans Twp. Municipal Garage
40 Freed Rd.
Pedricktown, NJ 08067


Penns Grove

April 14, 2018

Penns Grove Public Works Bldg
39 East Harmony Street
Penns Grove NJ 08069

8- 10 am



 February 10, 2018

Pennsville Fire House
First Street & S. Broadway
Pennsville, NJ 08070

12 – 2:30 pm



January 27, 2018

Pilesgrove Twp Public Works Bldg.
1180 Rt. 40
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

8 -10 am



January 20, 2018
February 10, 2018

Pittsgrove Twp. Public Works Garage 1004
Centerton Rd.
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

10 am – 2 pm
Both Dates



February 3, 2018

Quinton Twp. Fire House
42 Main St.
Quinton, NJ 08072

1-3 pm



January 20, 2018

City of Salem Road Dept
515 Grieves Pkwy.
Salem, NJ 08079

9 am -12 pm

Upper Pittsgrove


February 10, 2018

Upper Pittsgrove Municipal Garage 550
Daretown Rd.
Upper Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

10 am -12 pm



January 27, 2018

Borough Hall
25 West Ave.
Woodstown, NJ 08098

1-2 pm      


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