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Health Officer:  James Norgalis
Health Officer
Phone: 908-526-1300 x181
Fax No: 908-526-7027

The Branchburg Board of Health is committed to facilitating efforts that will enhance the health of all Township residents.  This means providing you and your family with protection from the basic threats to public health: preventing disease, injury, premature death and disability; promoting healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments; and responding to disasters, disease outbreaks and epidemics.

Health Department Activities

  • COVID-19, communicable disease & illness outbreak investigations
  • Childhood immunizations and well child care services. Polio, measles, mumps, rubella, diptheria, pertussis, tetanus, haemophilus, influenza B, hepatitis B, varicella
  • Older adult immunizations and health counseling services
  • Community nursing services
  • Health promotion & education services. Poison and injury prevention, alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco use and prevention, nutrition, AIDS, disease prevention.
  • Services extended to members of general public, community groups, schools, public events and work sites.  Adult Health Screening is held every two years.
  • Audits of school immunization records
  • Animal bite investigations and community rabies control activities
  • Rabies immunization clinics for dogs and cats (twice per year)
  • Environmental lead investigation/remediation oversight
  • Inspections of restaurants, cafeterias and food markets
  • Inspections of pet shops, animal shelters and kennels
  • Septic system construction regulatory responsibility
  • Individual well construction regulatory responsibility
  • Inspections of public pools
  • Inspections of campgrounds & youth camps
  • Community noise enforcement
  • Bio-terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction planning and response
  • Blood borne pathogen training in workplaces affected by regulations
  • NJ worker and community right to know compliance activities
  • Enforcement of Public Health Nuisance and Environmental Protection codes

Child Health Clinics 2021


Chapter 24 NJ Food Code
Food License Application

Quarantine Information
COVID-19 Testing Locations
Vaccination Locations
Somerset County Vaccine Information
Vaccination Phases - Who can get tested?
Facts about the COVID-19 Delta Variant
Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines
Mask Up New Jersey
Domestic Travel & COVID-19

General Health Department Permit

Home Bakers

Homeowners Guide to Septic System Maintenance
How to Clean a Septic Effluent Filter
NJDEP Septic Code 2012, NJAC 7-9A
NJDEP Septic Homeowners Guide
NJDEP Septic Technical Guide

Well - Potable Water Source
Well - Code
Public Well Testing Act – PWTA
Clean Water NJ

NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife
US Department of Agriculture
St. Hubert's