Public Health Department

EDGEWATER HEALTH FAIR – Saturday September 24 from 9:00am to 12:00noon at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road.  In cooperation with the Edgewater Board of Health and the Bergen County Department of Health free health screenings and consultations; bone density for 50 and older, diabetes screening, blood pressure, pain management, athletic training and exercise, skin, woman’s health, weight management, drug and alcohol prevention, dental and vision, cardiac, affordable health care providers and Medicare resources, senior services, domestic pet licensing.  In cooperation with Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center Palisades.  Flu vaccines and blood screening available as well as children’s lead screening, please call the Public Health Nurse Patti Dalton at 201-943-1700 ext. 6005.

Public Health Goals in Our Community


  • Protects against environmental hazards
  • Prevents injuries
  • Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors
  • Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery
  • Assures the quality and accessibility of health services

  • Essential Public Health Services

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems
  • 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 

    Contact Us

    1. Lynn Minetti, CMR
      Board of Health Secretary / Registrar of Vital Statistics

      Phone: 201-943-1700 ext. 6007

      Fax 201-886-8005


      Monday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
      Tuesday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4:30p.m.
      Friday 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

      Phone: 201-943-1700 ext. 6007
      Fax: 201-886-8005
      Staff Directory
    2. Bergen County Department of Health Services
      Sanitary Inspector
      1167 River Road
      Edgewater, NJ 07020

      Phone: 201-943-1700 ext. 6008
      Fax: 201-886-8005
      Staff Directory
    3. Patricia Dalton, RN

      Public Health Nurse & Privacy Officer
      1167 River Road
      Edgewater, NJ 07020


      Monday - Friday
      9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Phone: 201-943-1700 ext. 6005
      Fax 201-886-8366