Health and Vital Statistics

Our mission is to protect public health, promote individual well-being & prevent diseases.

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

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


Health Administrator Corinne Matelski x7619
Health Officer Sharon McNellis-Kissel x7619
Health Inspector Carol Martin x7695
Health Inspector Trainee Arti Sahni x7688
Nurse Heather Larovere x7686
Nurse Sharon Canulli x7685
Deputy Registrar Mary Mendola x7692
Animal Control Officer Rick Moore x7175
Health Clerk Anne Cheslock x7691
Administrative Secretary Tori Nance x7693

Essential activities the Department provides for the Community:

  • Prevents epidemics and the spread of disease
  • Protects against environmental hazards
  • Prevents injuries
  • Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors
  • Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery
  • Assures the quality and accessibility of health services

The goal of the Health Department is to improve the health of the community by providing residents with Programs that includes:


Environmental & Consumer Health

Animal Control/Rabies Control

The Health Department employs full-time licensed staff that includes: a Health Officer, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health Field Investigator, two Public Health Nurses, Registrar of Vital Statistics, an Animal Control Officer and a part-time Animal Control Officer. A Health Educator is on staff on a contractual basis.


Local Students’ Documentary Release Coincides With The Grand Opening Of Ewing’s New Animal Shelter
Give Me Shelter takes an inside look at the Ewing Animal Shelter and EASEL (Ewing Animal Shelter Extension League) in their efforts to find homes for man’s best friend. From the opening of a new shelter to adoption days, this documentary explores ways in which people can help.¬†Join us in our efforts to provide these animals with better lives by giving back to local animal shelters.

Our thanks to TCNJ students Carolina Chica, Colin Beirne, Monica Blumenstein, Connor Kennedy and Joe Vasile. Congratulations on a job well done!


Health & Vital Statistics Annual Report
The 2011 Annual Report is available in PDF. Please note you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar software to view and / or print this document.