Health Department

The Edison Department of Health and Human Services performs a variety of tasks within the Edison community.  In addition to recording and maintaining vital records (including birth, death and marriage certificates), three major areas are addressed:

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Health Director
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Jay Elliot
732-248-7476
100 Municipal Blvd. 2nd Floor

Email: Jay Elliot   


  1. Preventing Illness and Disease
  2. Promoting Healthy Behaviors for All
  3. Protecting the Overall Health of Edison  Residents and the Community
Preventing Illness and Disease:

The Department works to prevent illness and disease in the following ways:

  1. Tracking diseases in the community
  2. Identifying conditions that cause disease in the    community
  3. Work to eliminate the identified conditions that cause disease
  • Vaccinations for residents, their children and their pets
  • Inspect restaurants and other places of business,  public swimming pools and housing rentals.
  • Provide screenings, select treatments and other services for residents who are either un-insured or under-insured.
Promoting Healthy Behaviors:

Through a variety of programs, the Department works to promote healthy behavior by:

  1. Helping Edison residents identify unhealthy habits and behaviors
  2. Offering advice on ways to change unhealthy habits and behaviors
  3. Encouraging people to make positive changes
Protecting Overall Health:

The Department protects the health of Edison residents and the Edison community by:

  1. Developing and enforcing health regulations  
  2. Educating Edison residents on health and safety issues  like being prepared for disasters, controlling mosquitoes and preventing cancer.
  3. Acting as a resource for the community, which helps connect residents to doctors, businesses and schools for health related programs.
  4. Respond to public health emergencies due to natural and other disasters.