For Somerset and Hunterdon County Residents
05/13/2020 2:48 PM
A reminder for those exposed to Hepatitis A in November 2019.
05/12/2020 10:06 PM
Free of Charge to Somerset & Hunterdon County Residents
05/07/2020 7:11 PM
Governor's Executive Order 133 Permits Parks & Golf Courses to Re-open, with restrictions.
04/30/2020 5:41 PM
Physicians or patients can email prescriptions in advance of appointments.
04/23/2020 4:59 PM
Testing is free of charge for Hunterdon and Somerset County residents
Screening continues on April 17 & April 20
04/16/2020 8:57 PM
Test site will be open April 16, 17 and 20.
04/12/2020 2:38 PM
The latest information from the Health Department
03/31/2020 6:22 PM
Residents are urged to limit their exposure by staying home.
03/25/2020 7:05 PM
The county is setting up a drop off site in Hillsborough to collect PPE.
03/22/2020 3:27 PM
Lets county request assistance and resources from state & federal government.
03/21/2020 8:31 AM
There are currently no reports of the coronavirus in Somerset County, but we are closely monitoring the evolving situation.
03/10/2020 2:23 PM
Freeholder Director Robinson wants to assure residents that their safety is a top priority.
03/03/2020 3:23 PM
As of Monday, Feb. 10, no coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases have been reported in Somerset County - but the county continues to be vigilant.
02/10/2020 4:10 PM
Important information for SNAP recipients
01/14/2019 2:23 PM
Thanks to everyone who donated to this annual Thanksgiving program benefiting needy families in our area.
12/20/2018 10:30 AM
The goals of this program are to prevent homelessness and to help working families achieve financial stability.
12/17/2018 12:00 PM
Somerset County has been named No. 1 in New Jersey for livability, health, families and outdoor activities.
You can get free email or text alerts in the event of inclement weather that affects county roads, programs or services.
Namitha Reddy, MD, MPH, Director and Health Officer
|After Hours:||For emergencies, dial 9-1-1|
|Mail:||27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876|
|Directions to Somerset County Department of Health|
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
**Includes both confirmed cases and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. Presumptive positive cases tested positive at a state or commercial laboratory and are waiting for confirmatory testing by the CDC.
As of 8/12/20, 1pm
It's important to prepare and stay safe during hot weather!
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.