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Environmental and Consumer Health

Consumer Health

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.

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.

Occupational Health

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.

Air Pollution

Investigation of odors and solid pollutants are conducted as a result of complaints.

Contact Us

Health Administrator
Teri Vacirca x7691

Health Officer
Kristin Reed

Administrative Assistant
Junior Abel x7619

Health Inspector
Carol Martin x7695

Heather Larovere x7686

Sharon Canulli x7685

Animal Control Officers
Rick Moore x7175
Junior Abel x7178

Health Office Phone
p(609) 883-2900 ext. 7691
f: (609) 883-0215


Mailing Address
Township of Ewing
Health Department
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Animal Control Emergencies

p(609) 883-2900 ext. 7175
After Hours  Call Police Department: 609-882-1313
Emergency: 911

Health Office Hours 

(except holidays)
M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Animal Control Hours

(except holidays)
M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Municipal Building 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Hollowbrook Community Center
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ  08638
(609)  883-1199
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works) 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
Th-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off) 
M-Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm 

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC

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