Namitha Reddy, MD, MPH, Director and Health Officer

Phone: 908-231-7155
After Hours: For emergencies, dial 9-1-1
Fax: 908-704-8042 
Mail: 27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876
Email: HealthDept@co.somerset.nj.us
  Directions to Somerset County Department of Health
   

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COVID-19 Testing

Individuals should wait 5-7 days after being exposed to COVID-19 to get tested. For more information on When to Get Tested for COVID-19 ---   click here!

 Information is available in multiple languages.

Additional COVID-19 Testing Locations in Somerset County

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Residents can call 908-231-7111 for a daily automated reading of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Somerset County, New Jersey.

COVID-19 Cases Total Deaths
Somerset County* 8,161** 534
New Jersey 317,905 15,057
United States 12,498,734 259,005

  *All 21 municipalities  

**Confirmed cases of COVID-19 from positive PCR test reports. PCR tests are considered confirmatory tests for COVID-19.

New Jersey case numbers/death totals are from the New Jersey Department of Health website. United States case numbers/death totals are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

As of 11/25/20,  1pm

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 Thanksgiving

Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer!

      

Seasonal Flu

 To find a flu vaccine in your area, click here!

The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get an annual flu shot. Click below for more information on the seasonal flu, ways to prevent the flu, and where to get flu shots in your area!

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Freeholder Director Robinson response to Coronavirus COVID-19

Health Director Reddy gives background on the Coronavirus COVID-19

The Somerset County Department of Health is dedicated to fostering healthy lifestyles and a safe environment through effective leadership in public health, comprehensive planning, development of proactive community partnerships and a continued commitment to public health service.  Additionally, SCDOH is the lead agency responsible for countywide Public Health emergency planning and response activities.  

SCDOH provides essential public health services to our contract communities including: 

  • Public Health Administration
  • Health Education
  • Consumer Health
  • Public Health  Nursing
  • Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Adult Health Programs

SCDOH also provides and supports  essential services throughout the County and the region, including:

  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Environmental Health
  • Regional Chronic Disease Coalition
  • TB Control

Who We Serve:

The Somerset County Department of Health serves as the Health Department to our contracted communities: 

If you live in any other township, please contact your local health department.