Department of Health and Animal Control

The South Orange Department of Health's mission is to prevent disease and promote physical and mental well being through policy development, disease detection, prevention, education, and enforcement; ensuring the highest quality of life for our residents by providing the following services:

  • Licensing and inspections of food and other establishments to ensure adherence to codes and safety of residents
  • Communicable and infectious disease investigations and prevention
  • Education programs and events to promote and encourage healthy behaviors
  • Providing assistance to health impacted residents by connecting them to necessary resources
  • Dog and cat licensing and supervision of Animal Control services

Our email address is SOHealthDept@southorange.org

UPDATES: 
Monthly Board Reports:

JANUARY 2024
FEBRUARY 2024

PET LICENSES
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