The Board of Health is responsible for ensuring that proper health standards are maintained within the Borough. The Board also oversees that Borough Ordinances, intended to guarantee healthy living circumstances in Old Tappan, are respected.
The Board of Health regulates the maintenance of food and beverage vending machines and retail food establishments, controls the keeping of animals, authorizes the inspection of premises by the health officer, and oversees and regulates other establishments in order to guarantee healthy living circumstances.
Health Department Information
The Board of Health has contracted with the Bergen County Department of Health Services, an organization that provides a variety of health-related services. For information on these services, see Bergen County Department of Health Services
For any inquiries or complaints please contact the Duty Officer at 201-634-2730
Physical Exams Free for Children
The Board of Health offers a monthly Child Health Conference for Old Tappan children from birth through age 6 where they may receive free, complete medical physical exams and all required immunizations. Children ages 7 through 18 years of age may receive immunizations only. Appointments are necessary. For further information call 201-666-4800 ext 1528. Sessions are held at the Hillsdale Borough Building, 380 Hillsidale Avenue, in the lower level. Services are provided by a Pediatrician and Public Health Nurse.