Testing will be held on Nov. 5, Nov. 13, Nov. 19 and Dec. 2.
11/02/2020 12:01 PM
Free testing will be held between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Raritan Valley Community College on Thursday.
10/19/2020 4:12 PM
The free six-week workshop will be held virtually, starting Sept. 29. Pre-registration required.
09/24/2020 3:31 PM
Pre-Planning can help ease the impact of a future crisis, especially during COVID-19
09/17/2020 5:13 PM
Namitha Reddy, MD, MPH, Director and Health Officer
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|Mail:||27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876|
|Directions to Somerset County Department of Health|
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.
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|
*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
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!
- Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer
- Celebrating Thanksgiving
- Holiday Celebrations and Small Gatherings
- Spanish Resources:
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!
- The Benefits of the Seasonal Flu Shot During COVID-19
- CDC Preventative Steps
- 3 Actions to Fight Flu
- 3 Actions to Fight Flu – Spanish
- To find a flu vaccine in your area, click here!
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:
- Bedminster (including Pluckemin, Pottersville)
- Bound Brook
- Far Hills
- Franklin (including East Millstone, Franklin Park, Kingston, Middlebush, Griggstown, Little Rocky Hill, Somerset, Zarephath)
- North Plainfield
- South Bound Brook
If you live in any other township, please contact your local health department.