Carol Martin, REHS, Ext. 7695
Richard Moore, Animal Control, Ext. 7175
Retail Food Establishments
The department conducts annual routine inspections of all retail food establishments (restaurants, food stores, schools, food vehicles, and vending machines) to ensure that State standards are met. The Health Department also responds to individual complaints as well as the monitoring of all recalled foods to ensure that only safe products reach the public.
Public Bathing Places
Seasonal and year round facilities such as pools and hot tubs are routinely inspected. Weekly lab analyses of all public bathing places are required and reviewed for bacteria and chemical levels to assure safety of bathing waters.
Radon education programs and test kits are available by contacting the Health Department.
Environmental Health & Public Health Nuisances
Residents having a complaint regarding any environmental issues such as: garbage, debris, litter, weeds, heat, sewage, air pollution, odors, insects, and rodents.
The Department conducts surveys of environmental nuisances in residential and commercial areas to identify potential problems. The Department also responds directly to complaints of all environmental nuisances such as insects and rodents, weeds, garbage and debris, and sanitary waste.
Individual Water Supplies
Several hundred homeowners in the Township of Ewing rely on private wells as their sole water supply. The department offers bacteriological testing for homeowners at a cost and chemical testing.
Child Care Centers
Child care centers are periodically inspected by the Department to ensure a safe and clean atmosphere and for compliance with State standards.
Individual Sewage Disposal
Installation and operation of individual sewerage disposal systems is monitored to ensure proper operation and correction when malfunction occurs.
Inspectors respond to a variety of occupational health complaints that range from smoking, inadequate heat, ventilation, improper chemical use, and sanitation. Chronic and acute occupational disease investigations are conducted and forwarded to OSHA & PEOSHA or the N.J. Department of Health.
Investigation of odors and solid pollutants are conducted as a result of complaints.
The Animal Control Officer responds to citizen complaints concerning small animals, picks up stray animals and investigates animal bites.