Welcome to the

Harrington Park Board of Health

Click below to read

Resolution on Bergen County Stigma Free Campaign

Click the link below to view a set of videos discussing Underage Drinking.


 Board of Health are replaced for the unexpired term only. All powers and duties of members of the Board of Health are governed by applicable statues.

Harrington Park Bloodborne Pathogens
Exposure Control Plan


The Board of Health has been providing public health services to the residents of Harrington Park since the 1900’s.

       We work towards this goal by:

• Investigating health problems and health hazards in the community
• Informing and educating the public on health issues
• Enforcing laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
• Linking people to needed personal health services


The Board monitors the activities of the part-time Secretary, Sanitarian, and Public Health Nurse.


The Board of Health meets six times a year, see Home Page for dates, at 7:30pm at the Borough Hall located at 85 Harriot Avenue, Harrington Park, NJ 07640.


Board of Health Codes are listed on the home as part of the municipal e-code “Code Book"


The staff of the Board of Health are part-time, and can be reached by leaving a telephone message at 201-768-8790 or by email:



Links to other important information.

Services and Clinics Code Book Cat Registration
Chicken Permit Chicken Ordinance Food Code
/Food Handlers
Application to Operate an Ice Cream or Food Truck    

Board of Health Employees


The Secretary is the licensing official for annual cat license and restaurant license, coordinate clinics and communication for the members of the Board of Health with the public and correspondence of dog bites. Office hours: Monday, except holidays, 12pm-2pm. No office hours for the months of July and August.


The Sanitarian monitors all applicable federal, state and local environmental health laws and regulations, as they apply to pools, food, housing, insect and rodent infestations, potable water, air and stream pollution control.
    The sanitarian also inspects businesses prior to licensure and follows-up on violations.
    The sanitarian investigates complaints reported by residents on public health related matters and environmental health hazards.
    These include:
• Food establishments, restaurants, grocery stores and delicatessens
• Child care facilities
• Nail salons
• Public swimming pools and schools
• Health related aspects of heat, hot water, insects, lead paint, rodents and garbage
Office hours by appointment.


The Public Health Nurse administers the Adult Health Consultation Program on the third Wednesday of every month at Borough Hall between the hours of 11am-1pm. Additional days and times are available at Club 60.

Services include:
• Health history evaluation
• Blood pressure measurement
• Height and weight
• Individualized counseling and education
• Referral and follow-up
• Confidential consultation with a public health nurse

The Public Health Nurse also assists with Flu-Clinic and Mini-Health-Fair.
No appointment necessary. No office hours for the months of July and August.


Meeting Minutes


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March 7 2016 May, 2 2016


January 12, 2015 March 9, 2015
May 4, 2015 June 1, 2015


May 5, 2014 June 2, 2014
September 8, 2014 November 3, 2014


January 7, 2013 March 4, 2013


March 5, 2012 May 7, 2012
June 4,2012  


December 5, 2011 May 2,2011