Middlesex County Health Officer

35 Kennedy Blvd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Lester Jones, Director
(732) 745-3100

Local Inspectors
Tom Felcetto
(732) 562-2363

Kelly Garcia
(732) 562-2361

Email Requests: HealthDept@piscatawaynj.org

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The Piscataway Township Health Department is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Monday - Friday.

Some of the programs conducted through the Piscataway Office are:

Child Health Programs
The Middlesex County Collaborative Preschool Immunization Program offers free preschool and school and school-age immunizations at the Middlesex County Board of Social Services office in New Brunswick from 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call (732) 745-4626 for more information. Comprehensive well child services are available for families with no health insurance who meet the income criteria. These clinic sessions are community based and include childhood immunizations. For more information and appointments please call (732) 745-3100.

Special Health Programs
Women’s Cancer Screening Program - New Brunswick. Call Connie to schedule an appointment (732) 745-3127.

Retail Food and Beverage License
Any fixed or mobile establishment that serves, stores, handles or provides food or drink to the public, with or without charge, is required to obtain a Retail Food and Beverage License. The license is renewable every year. Fees vary depending upon the seating capacity and square footage of the establishment.  Please click on the Health License Forms/Applications link on the top-left section of this page for more information. The Middlesex County Public Health Department inspectors are available to field complaints and routinely inspect food establishments.

Health Clinic
Some medical services for adults and children are provided by the Middlesex County Public Health Department. Please contact them directly at (732) 745-3100 for information and appointments.

Public Bathing License
All public bathing facilities must be licensed by the Health Department annually. Seasonal licenses are $325 for pools, spas or wading pools. Seasonal permits shall be issued no earlier than May 15 and shall expire no later than September 15. Year round or annual pool licenses, spa or wading pools are $500. Annual pool licenses expire on December 31if the license isn't renewed by January 1st a $120/month late fee in addition to the initial application/licensing fee will be assessed. All pools and spas are inspected twice a year. Please click on the Health License Forms/Applications link on the top-left section of this page for more information.

Health Inspections
Piscataway contracts with the Middlesex County Public Health Department to provide comprehensive public health services. Their mission is to promote and protect good health and prevent disease, improve access to health services, and provide health services with efficiency to improve the health of all Middlesex County residents. The Inspection Division of the MCPHD performs various types of inspections throughout the year. It is the goal of the Inspection division that every food establishment, public swimming pool, and body art facility be inspected twice a year. All inspections are conducted by Registered Environmental Health Specialists who are licensed by the State of New Jersey. To reach a Piscataway inspector, you may call (732) 562-2361 or (732) 562-2363.

Septic Permits
The fee for review of each application to construct or alter an individual subsurface sewage disposal system is one hundred and sixty-five dollars ($165) which includes witnessing soil logs and percolation tests, review of engineer plans and inspection during construction. The fee shall be payable upon the filing of the application. Checks are to be made out to Piscataway Township Health Department. Acceptance of this fee in no way grants approval for construction or alterations. The applicant agrees to conform to the provisions of the State of New Jersey regulations. Plans must be submitted and any questions directed to Middlesex County, Environmental Health Department, 13-15 Kennedy Blvd., East Brunswick, NJ 08816. The Environmental Health Department may also be reached at (732) 745-8480.

Well Permits
The fee for review of each application to locate and construct a water system is one hundred and sixty-five dollars ($165). Checks are to be made out to Piscataway Township Health Department. Acceptance of this fee in no way grants approval for locating or constructing a water system. The applicant agrees to conform to the provisions of the State of New Jersey regulations known as “Standards for Construction of Public Non-Community and Non-Public Water Systems” (NJ Administration Code 7:10-12.1 through 7:10-12.43 inclusive). Plans must be submitted and any questions directed to Middlesex County, Environmental Health Department, 13-15 Kennedy Blvd., East Brunswick, NJ 08816. The Environmental Health Department may also be reached at (732) 745-8480.