Health

The Paramus Board of Health is a legally constituted, autonomous body made up of five members that are appointed by the Mayor and Council to create health policy for the Borough. The Board is empowered by State statute to enact local ordinances to protect the public health and to provide programs in five major areas, including Administration, Environmental Health, Communicable Disease Control, Maternal and Child Health, and Chronic Illness Detection and Control. The dates of the Board of Health meetings can be found on the Borough of Paramus website, and the public is encouraged to attend these meetings held at Borough Hall. Office hours for the Paramus Health Department are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  

2021 Annual Health Officers Report

Paramus Health Department COVID-19 Report:

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Information


If you have not done so already, please go to the COVID19.nj.gov site below to register. There will also find a list of open vaccination sites near you.

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Information

COVID-19 QUICK REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

The following documents will provide important information regarding reopening. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

View the State of New Jersey Department of Health website.

View Public Recreational Bathing (link to State Dept of Health website)

  1. ABC Temporary COVID-19 Expansion of Premises Permit Information (PDF)
  2. Child Care Facilities - Health & Safety Requirements (PDF)
  3. Outdoor Dining - Executive Order 150 (PDF)
  4. Outdoor Dining - NJ Dept of Health Protocols - Executive Directive 20-014 (PDF)
  5. Outdoor Pools - NJ Dept of Health Standards (PDF)
  6. Personal Care Services - Executive Order 154 (PDF)
  7. Personal Care Services - NJ Div of Consumer Affairs Administrative Order (PDF)
  8. Tanning and Body Art Establishments - NJ Dept of Health Executive Directive No. 20-015 (PDF)
  9. Youth Summer Camp - NJ Dept of Health Standards (PDF)

Helpful Information:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

NJ Department of Health (NJDOH)

For the latest information from the State of New Jersey visit the NJ information hub or text njcovid to 898-211

Questions or concerns about COVID-19? Call 2-1-1. NJ 211 is New Jersey’s statewide, comprehensive, information and referral service.

COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE:

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  1. State Mandated Programs
  2. Personal Health Services
  3. Community Health Programs
  4. Employee Health Services
  5. Vital Statistics