Health Programs

Health Department Programs

  • Animal Control
  • Childhood Immunizations
  • Trapping  
  • STD Testing
  • Animal Complaints
  • Family Planning
  • Animal Licensing
  • Health Insurance
  • Complaints
  • Flu Shots
  • Wildlife
  • Health Screenings


The health department handles many types of complaints including, but not limited to:

  • Inadequate / No Heat in Multi-Unit Residential Properties
  • Retail Food Establishments
  • Rodents
  • Stagnant Water in Swimming Pools / Mosquitoes

The health department does not handle high grass and property maintenance issues. Please contact the construction office.

Anonymous Complaints

Complaints can be made by calling the health department at 732-428-8405. Please leave your name, telephone number and brief message regarding the nature of your call. Anonymous complaints cannot be taken for the following reasons:

  • It is the policy of the health department to get back to each complainant with a final status report.
  • It is sometimes necessary to contact the complainant to verify information.
  • It may be necessary to have the complainant appear in court to testify.

Childhood Immunizations

Clark children can receive free childhood immunizations from

Union County Immunization Center (lower level)
40 Parker Road
Elizabeth, NJ

For hours and requirements, please call 908-965-2700.

Family Planning and Pre-Natal Services

Planned Parenthood
123 Park Avenue Number 6
Plainfield, NJ 07060


Planned Parenthood
1150 Dickinson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201


Health Insurance

Health insurance for children and some low income parents / guardians can be obtained by downloading the new jersey family care application at

Keep photocopies of everything you submit and if at all possible, send the information by regular and certified mail when filling an application with New Jersey Family Care.

Health Screenings

The health department offers several screenings, most free throughout the year including:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Glucose
  • Hearing
  • Lifeline Stroke Screening
  • Quick Cholesterol
  • Sma / Lipid Panel Blood Test (Now Offered in May)

Cardio Health Life Line Screening