Wantage Township New Jersey

888 State Highway 23

Health Department / Board of Health

The Board of Health discusses animal control, oil tank problems, sewage disposal problems, and anything that may be a problem for the health of the Wantage Township community.

The Health Department office is located in the Municipal Building at 888 State Highway 23.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact Info

Board Secretary
Jeanne McBride
Phone: 973-875-7192
Fax: 973-875-0801
Email: jeanne@wantagetwp-nj.org

Registrar of Vital Statistics
Christine M. Von Oesen
Phone: 973-875-7192
Fax: 973-875-0801
Email: chris@wantagetwp-nj.org

Animal Control Officer

Phone: 973-875-9390

Board of Health Meetings

The Wantage Township Board of Health meeting schedule is posted on the meetings page. Meetings shall convene at 7:00 p.m. at the Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461. Action may be taken at all scheduled meetings. The board suggests you confirm the scheduled meeting by calling the municipal building (973-875-7192) the day of the meeting.


Minutes and agendas are posted on the meetings page. Click here to go to the meetings page.

2023 Board of Health Members

Harriet Anderson
Ezra Holley
Karen Jackson
Peter Lindsay, President
Paul Ranzan

Sussex County Division of Health

The Sussex County Division of Health is located at 201 Wheatsworth Rd in Hardyston.
Information and forms can be found on the website: sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?TID=7&TPID=1557


On its website the Sussex County Division of Health publishes newsletters containing health tips and information. See the latest newsletter.

Search Sussex County Septic Records

To search septic records go to SC search page. Note: This page contains a disclaimer agreement that you will need to agree to in order to search.

Sussex County Division of Health Municipal Reports

PDF reports are provided to Wantage by the County. If you have any questions concerning the reports please contact Emily King at 973-579-0370 Ext. 1241 or eking@sussex.nj.us

Health Forms

Forms are available for download. See the forms page for the complete list.

Rabies Clinic

Annual clinics are held at the Township Garage. Next date TBA. 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.

Mosquito Control

The Sussex County Department of Environmental and Public Health Services Office of Mosquito Control continually works to assemble available resources to combat public health threats and minimize human/mosquito contact. The office has released a mosquito information packet to municipalities to share with their residents.

Click here to go to the Sussex County website to view the mosquito information packet.

The Office of Mosquito Control conducts mosquito control applications throughout the warmer weather. 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.

See Mosquito Spraying Schedule

For more information about mosquito control: Phone: 973-940-5225, Fax: 973-940-5227, Email: mosquito@sussex.nj.us

Miscellanious Health Tips

Eat Healthy. Eat Local.
Watch Garden State Farmers Video.


If you are interested in performing public service in our community by serving on this committee, please download the Citizen Leadership Form and submit it to the Township Administrator.