Health Services Department

Office Hours

  • The office of the Public Health Nurse is located on the third floor of the Municipal Building of the Borough of New Providence.  The office hours are 8:30 AM to 3 PM.  The office number is (908) 743-1049. Communication via email is also available at Jaranda@newprov.org for any questions/issues.
  • The New Providence Health Department is affiliated with the Westfield Regional Health Department, located at 425 East Broad Street in Westfield.  The office hours are 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.  The Westfield Regional Health Department phone number is (908) 789-4070.

Well Child Clinic

    • This is a free service for all residents, (ages 2 months to 18 years) who are without health insurance & vaccine coverage.
    • The clinics are held at the Westfield Regional Health Department 2 times per month according to need.
    • Services include physical examinations, school required immunizations, and lead testing.  Appointments are required and are available by calling the Westfield Regional Health Department at (908) 789-4070.

Community Health Programs & Senior Citizen Services

  • The File of Life Program is a free medical information card that records all vital health information for emergency purposes; Call the Public Health Nurse to obtain the free File of Life card.

Office Visits

  •  Are not available at this time due to COVID 19 restrictions.

Community Health / Disease Surveillance / School Audits / Health Information

  • Investigation, tracking and reporting on communicable disease for all Borough residents.
  • Evaluation of student immunization records for completeness in all the Borough schools.
  • The Nurse can provide information on resources available within Union County.
  • Read about safe ways to dispose of medical waste and syringes.

COVID19 Infographics from the CDC and NJDOH:

Help prevent the spread of COVID19:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID19_infographic_do_the_5.pdf

What to do if you feel sick:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_Sick.pdf

Isolation and quarantine length:      https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID-How-Long-Isolate-Quarantine.pdf

Isolation vs. quarantine:        https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID-19-IsolationVsQuarantine.pdf

When to test after exposure:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_When_To_Get_Tested.pdf

Antibody testing:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID-infographic_antibody%20testing.pdf

If you test COVID19 Positive:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Positive.pdf

If you test COVID 19 Negative:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Negative.pdf

Other Important Information

CDC COVID19 frequently asked questions page:    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

NJ DOH COVID19 information page:    https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_community.shtml

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