Public Health / Education
The Nursing/Education Division of the Livingston Health Department focuses on providing excellence in health related services for our residents by educating, promoting, and responding to community health issues. We strive to promote the best practices by fostering, providing and increasing awareness of optimal health and wellness initiatives for our community. To accomplish this goal, we offer various types of health screenings through out the year, health education, health fairs, illness prevention services and other programs for our residents. We maintain close collaboration and even partner up with local physicians, community organizations and agencies, to provide and promote our outstanding health services.
For key facts about Mpox from the NJ Department of Health, view the Mpox Key Facts Factsheet (PDF).
For more information about Mpox from the CDC, visit cdc.gov/poxvirus/mpox.
Appointments for vaccination are required at each of the locations (no walk ins). For information about who can get vaccinated, view the Mpox Vaccination in New Jersey Factsheet (PDF) from the NJ Department of Health.
For a list of locations that are offering the vaccine, visit nj.gov/health/monkeypox/vaccines.
If you have any symptoms of Mpox, contact your health care provider regarding testing for Mpox. Let your healthcare provider know your symptoms and if you have had or may have had any exposure to someone with Mpox.
Wild Animals in New Jersey
While attacks from wild animals in New Jersey are rare, visit the links below to learn more about what to do if you should encounter some common wild animals found in NJ.
- Black Bears: Staying Safe Around Bears
- Coyotes: Coyote Hazing Guidelines (PDF)
- Foxes: Fox in New Jersey
- Snakes: Snakes of New Jersey Brochure (PDF)
Additional information is available at wildlifehelp.org/problems/new-jersey.
Over the Counter Eye Drops: FDA Warning
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain over the counter eye drops to not be purchased or used by consumers. These particular eye drops may cause eye infections that can lead to vision loss. For more information and a complete list of eye drops, visit fda.gov.