Flu Hotline
Flu Hotline
The NJ Department of Health and Senior Services has opened a toll-free telephone line for the general public to call in regard to H1N1 Influenza and Vaccine.
The telephone line will be operational Monday – Friday,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Info

888 State Highway 23
Wantage, NJ 07461

phone: 973-875-7192
fax: 973-875-0801



Board of Health
Committee Applications

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Wantage Government

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 Township community.

The Wantage Township Board of Health scheduled the following meeting dates for the calendar year 2019, and the 2020 organization meeting.  All 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.

2019 Meeting Schedule
Board of Health Members term expires
Dr. Arthur Braunwell 12/31/21
Peter Lindsay 12/31/20
Paul Ranzan 12/31/22
Ezra Holley 12/31/23
Linda Kelly 12/31/19

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

Public Records IconThe 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.


Rabies Clinicrabies clinic April 15
TBA, 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 jeanne@wantagetwp-nj.org

Mosquito Control
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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