The Hopewell Township Health Department provides state-mandated services and is staffed by State licensed public health professionals. These include a Health Officer, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Animal Control Officer, Registered Nurse and Registrar of Vital Statistics.
The department provides prevention oriented health services as well as regulatory environmental and communicable disease services in the community. Disease prevention and health promotion can be best advanced through change in lifestyle, fitness activities, nutrition, and health awareness.
Various health education programs and videos are available for presentation at club and organization meetings. The Health Department also provides information and referral services for residents with questions about health.
The Health Department participates with Hopewell Valley Municipal Drug and Alcohol Alliance. The purpose of the Alliance is to conduct substance abuse awareness education and prevention activities.
COVID-19 ResourcesLink to page
Mission & Goals
Read the mission statement for the health department, as well as the long and short range goals for the department.Link to page
Board of Health
The Hopewell Township Board of Health Advisory Committee was established in 2007 to protect the health of the public in Hopewell Valley which encompasses Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough, and Pennington Borough.Link to page
Find resources for communicable diseases as well as counseling clinics.Link to page
Adult Health Services
Access helpful information about flu clinics, screenings, and project Healthy Bones.Link to page
Child Health Services
Learn more about family planning, maternal wellness, well baby check-ups, as well as the New Jersey Vaccine for Kids program.Link to page
Emergency & Preparedness Guides
Discover more information about being prepared for an emergency, read pamphlets, see fact sheets, and check your list.Link to page
Although the information here is specific for the H5NA virus, also called avian flu, preparation for an avian flu pandemic is exactly the same as it would be for any large scale medical event, natural disaster, or bioterrorism threat.Link to page
The environmental health staff conducts regular inspection for the 150 food vendors throughout the valley, life saving inspections, testing of private wells, and permits for septic systems.Link to page
Forms, Permits & Documents
Access well alteration permit applications, temporary food retail application, onsite septic inspection form, and other Health department forms.Link to page
Health Happenings Calendar
See upcoming events hosted or supported by the Health department.Link to page
Home Transfer Information
Information about transferring ownership of a home.Link to page
Links and Information pertaining to public and private drinking water.Link to page
Find information on rabies vaccinations, licensing and registering pets, as well as free rabies vaccination clinics.Link to page
Special Needs Registration
The Special Needs Registry for Disasters is a free, voluntary and confidential web-based program designed to assist people with special needs who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.Link to page
Vital Records & Statistics
Births, marriages and deaths are permanently recorded by the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the municipality in which they actually take place, learn more about these in Hopewell.Link to page
Find flu information, brochures, forms, guides, and more.Link to page