Board of Health
The board discusses animal control, oil tank problems, sewage disposal
problems and anything that may be a problem for the health of the Wantage
The Board of Health meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 at the Municipal Building with the exception of July and August. The board suggests you confirm the scheduled meeting by calling the municipal building (973-875-7192) the day of the meeting.
|Board of Health Members||term expires|
|Dr. Arthur Braunwell||12/31/21|
Board of Health Secretary: Jeanne McBride
Registrar of Vital Statistics: Christine M. Von Oesen
Animal Control Officer: John Abate
Assistant Animal Control Officer: Amy Heater
The Sussex County website has been updated to provide public access to electronic copies of Health Department septic records. Users will now be able to retrieve the documents by entering the information for a given Municipality, Block, and Lot.
Note: The current search results do NOT include Well documents.
A "Public Records" Icon has been created and has been located on both the Health Department and Records Management main web pages. Click on this link and you will be taken to a disclaimer page. Tap on "I Agree" and you will open the search box for entering the Municipality, Block and Lot information.
April 15, 6–8 p.m. at the Township Garage
Bring proof of previous rabies vaccination if this is not your animal’s first rabies inoculation. Dogs must be on leash; cats must be in carriers.
Scheduled Meeting Dates:
See Meetings & Minutes page
You may leave a message for the Board of Health at 973-875-7192
or via e-mailing the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Will your area will be sprayed? When?
Residents may call Sussex County Mosquito Control at 973-948-4545, or they may complete a short service request form via link at the bottom of the mosquito spray schedule page. If residents experience difficulty with either of these two methods, they may call the Sussex County Health Department at 973-579-0370, or, Wantage Township at 973-875-7192, but they should try to call Sussex County Mosquito Control first.
Mosquito Spray Schedule
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