Rabies & Zoonosis Control

Environmental Health Division


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  • 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.

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2017 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/

2017 Schedule   Note: All clinics are on Saturdays. You can download a pdf copy of the schedule here.

Township

Date

Location

Time

Alloway

January 21, 2017

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

10 am-1pm

Carney’s Point

March 11, 2017

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

9-11 am

Elmer

November 4, 2017

Elmer Fire Hall
110 Penn St.
Elmer, NJ 08318

10-11 am

Elsinboro

 

January 28, 2017

Elsinboro Fire Hall
35 Delaware Ave.
Elsinboro, NJ 08079

1-2:30 pm

Lower Alloways Creek

February 4, 2017

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

10am –12pm

Mannington

 

April 1, 2017

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

9-10am

Oldmans

February 4, 2017

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

8-10am

Penns Grove

April 8, 2017

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

8- 10 am

Pennsville

 

 February 11, 2017

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

Cats 12-1pm
Dogs 1-2:30pm

Pilesgrove

 

January 28, 2017

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

8 -10 am

Pittsgrove

 

February 11, 2017

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

9 am- 3pm

Quinton

 

February 4, 2017

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

1-2 pm

Salem

 

January 21, 2017

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

9 am -12 pm

Upper Pittsgrove

 

February 11, 2017

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

10 am -12 pm

Woodstown

 

January 28, 2017

Borough Hall
25 West Ave.
Woodstown, NJ 08098

1-2 pm