Rabies & Zoonosis Control

Environmental Health Division


  • Inspections focus on the control of diseases that can be passed from 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.

2019 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.
  • Note: All clinics are on Saturdays.
  • Download a pdf copy of the schedule here.
Township Date Location Time
Alloway January 19, 2019 Alloway Twp. Road Garage
84 Camp Edge Rd.
Alloway, NJ 08001
10 am-1pm
Carney’s Point March 9, 2019 Carneys Point Fire Hall
258 D St.
Carney’s Pt
9-11 am
Elmer November 2, 2019 Elmer Fire Hall
110 Penn St.
Elmer, NJ 08318
10-11 am


January 26, 2019 Elsinboro Fire Hall
35 Delaware Ave.
Elsinboro, NJ 08079
1-2:30 pm
Lower Alloways Creek February 2, 2019 LAC Public Works Garage
8 Hammersville-Pecks Corner Rd.
Lower Alloways Creek, NJ 08079
10am –12pm


April 6, 2019 Mannington Twp. Public Works
Garage 9; Tide Mill Rd.
Mannington, NJ 08079
Oldmans February 2, 2019 Oldmans Twp. Municipal Garage
40 Freed Rd.
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
Penns Grove April 13, 2019 Penns Grove Public Works Bldg
39 East Harmony Street
Penns Grove NJ 08069
8- 10 am


 February 9, 2019 Pennsville Fire House
First Street & S. Broadway
Pennsville, NJ 08070
12 – 2:30 pm


January 26, 2019 Pilesgrove Twp Public Works Bldg.
1180 Rt. 40
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
8 -10 am


February 2, 2019
February 23, 2019
Pittsgrove Twp. Public Works
Garage 1004, Centerton Rd.
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
10 am – 2 pm
Both Dates


February 2, 2019 Quinton Twp. Fire House
42 Main St.
Quinton, NJ 08072
1-3 pm


January 19, 2019 City of Salem Road Dept
515 Grieves Pkwy.
Salem, NJ 08079
9 am -12 pm
Upper Pittsgrove


February 16, 2019 Upper Pittsgrove Municipal Garage 550
Daretown Rd.
Upper Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
10 am -12 pm


January 19, 2019 Borough Hall
25 West Ave.
Woodstown, NJ 08098
1-2 pm


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