Available Services

The Board of Health contracts for the services of a Health Officer and a Registered Environmental Health Inspector from the Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission in River Edge.

Personal Health Services

The Tenafly Health Department offers health consultations to adult residents. The services are performed by professional staff of the Health Awareness Regional Program (HARP) of Hackensack University Medical Center.

Health Consultation Details

The Adult Health Center provides individual and private health assessment and consultation of the physiological, social, and psychological well being of the participants. Health consultation focuses on blood pressure assessment and promotion of a healthy "Lifestyle". Health education is given in relation to the needs of the client. Individuals are referred to their physicians for specific health conditions. No appointment is necessary.

Locations

  • Tenafly Senior Center
    20 S Summit Street
    Tenafly, NJ 07670

    2nd Monday of the month
    9 to 11 am

    4th Monday of the month
    9 to 11 am
  • Tenafly Public Library
    100 Riveredge Road
    Tenafly, NJ 07670

    3rd Monday of the month
    10 to 11 am

Contact

For more upcoming events sponsored by the Board of Health in cooperation with (HARP) Health Awareness Regional Program of Hackensack University and Medical Center in Hackensack, please call Joanne Wendolowski, RN, BC, MSN: 551-996-2038.

Suicide Prevention

Call the Suicide Prevention hotline at 800-273-8255.

Child Health Conference

Health assessment and immunizations for uninsured children under 6 years of age by appointment at Englewood Hospital or New Milford Health Department. There is no charge for this service. Learn more about the conference at The Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center.

Cancer Screenings for Men & Women

Bergen County Department of Health Services offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women aged 40 and over, Colorectal cancer screenings for women aged 50 and over, Prostate and Colorectal cancer screenings for men aged 50 and over, and men with risk factors such as ethnicity or family history may qualify to be screened at a younger age. To find out if you qualify, please call 201-634-2660.

Public & Environmental Health Services

Inspections of retail food establishments and investigations of complaints. Contact Health Inspector Ruby Parra on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 201-568-6100, ext. 5510.

Vantage Health System, Quality Health Services

Call 201-567-0059, or visit the Vantage Health website.

Poison Information & Hotline

Call 800-222-1222 for poison information.

Vital Statistics

The Borough of Tenafly contracts with the Borough of Little Ferry for registrar services. Marriage license applications are taken by appointment only. 

Hours

Office hours for the Registrar in Tenafly are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, contact Judy Pesce at 201-568-6100, ext. 5511. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, she may be reached at 201-641-9234 (Borough of Little Ferry). When calling, please indicate if your inquiry applies to Tenafly or Little Ferry.

Animal Control

All dogs and cats must be licensed and vaccinated against rabies. Complete a Registration Form for dogs or cats online or by mail with this application. Licenses are issued through the Office of the Borough Clerk. Report dog or animal bites to the Police Department immediately.