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.
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
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
Find information on rabies vaccinations, licensing and registering pets, as well as free rabies vaccination clinics.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
Discover more information about being prepared for an emergency, read pamphlets, see fact sheets, and check your list.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
Public Health NursingLink to page
Social Support & WellbeingLink 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