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 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:

What to do if you feel sick:

Isolation and quarantine length:

Isolation vs. quarantine:

When to test after exposure:

Antibody testing:

If you test COVID19 Positive:

If you test COVID 19 Negative:

Other Important Information

CDC COVID19 frequently asked questions page:

NJ DOH COVID19 information page:

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