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Health Department

Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco
Health Department

The Health Department is responsible for complaints regarding no heat and infestation, garbage/debris/litter left on property, illegal dumping, animal bites, food establishment and pool inspections. Through it's Vital Statistics area, it is also responsible for issuing and providing copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates.

For Poison Help, please call 1-800-222-1222. This NJ Poison Help Hotline has been designated the regional poison center for New Jersey by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the American Association of Poison Control Centers.


  • Investigates illegal dumping, high weeds and garbage
  • Animal control (such as on roadways, trapped, carcass or stray)
  • Inspections of pools and food establishments
  • Investigations on lack of heat
  • Collecting fees for birth, marriage and death certificates

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q:

    What are the hours of operations


    Health Department: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
    Vital Statistics: Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm

  • Q:

    Who picks up stray or deceased animals? Who handles animal trapping?


    Hudson County Animal Enforcement.

  • Q:

    Do you handle food establishment/pool inspections?


    We handle new food-establishment inspection, re-inspection of existing food-establishments, public pool inspections and resident complaints.

  • Q:

    What is needed for a birth, marriage, or death certificate? What documents are required? What about corrections/changes? Are there fees involved?


    Come in to apply on Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm. Proper documentation and witness must be present. License $28.00 - Certificates $10.00 - Corrections $25.00.

    Click here to learn more about, "How to Apply for a Marriage License."

  • Q:

    When does heating season start/end and what are the temperatures that should be maintained?


    Starts on September 16th and ends May 25th.
    Day Temperature: 6am to 11pm 70°
    Night Temperature: 11pm to 6am 65°


FedEx Ground Recruitment Event

FedEx Ground NOW Hiring

Must be at least 18 years of age
No longer in high school
Must be able to load, unload and sort packages as well as perform other related duties
No experience required

**Apply in Person**
Date:  Friday, June 12th, 2015
Time: 10:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: North Hudson Community Action Corporation 400 38th Street, Suite 214, Union City, NJ 07087

Job Recruitment Event - June 2nd

The Hudson County Schools of Technology Career Development Center will host a job recruitment event on June 2, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cosmopolitan Staffing Services is hiring for Major Distribution and Manufacturing Companies. Interviews will be conducted on-site - Immediate openings available. Must bring your resume and two forms of identification.

To register for this event contact:

John Toscano, Business Customer Representative
HCST - Career Development Center
530 48th St., 6th Floor
Union City, NJ 07087
Email: - Phone: (201) 369-5205, ext. 3756

PSE&G Newly Opened Positions

The following new openings have been posted to the PSEG website.

To view and/or apply to these or any openings at PSEG, please visit our website at to complete a profile and submit your resume.  Please note that you must submit a resume to each position of interest to be considered.

Blood Drive At Walmart

There will be a Blood/Platelets Drive at the Bloodmobile at Walmart Parknig Lot, 2100 88th Street on Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

To set up an appointment call 201 251-3703 or use the link here.

Walk-ins are welcome.

For requirements, view the flyer below by clicking the image below.