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.
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registrar of Vital Statistics
Christine M. Von Oesen
Animal Control Officer
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.
2021 Board of Health Members
Paul Ranzan, president term expires 12/31/22 Ezra Holley term expires 12/31/23 Karen Jackson term expires 12/31/21 Peter Lindsay term expires 12/31/25
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
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.
Forms are available for download. See the forms page for the complete list.
Clinics are held from 6–8 p.m. 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.
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.
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.