Health Department

What we do

The Colts Neck Township Health Department works to protect the health and well being of Colts Neck residents, businesses, and visitors.  A primary goal is to provide useful information concerning relevant public health issues as well as to educate the community on the many public health services available.  The department also conducts inspections and issues permits in connection with retail food establishments (including food trucks) and septic systems as well as dog licensing.

Novel Coronavirus

For the latest on the evolving novel coronavirus situation please visit the below web pages at CDC and NJDOH. Coronavirus questions are being handled by health experts at the NJ Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

Please be advised that the Monmouth County Division of Transportation is currently offering FREE TRANSPORTATION to residents who are scheduled to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. To qualify for free transportation you must meet the following guidelines:

  1. Must have a confirmed vaccine appointment
  2. All trips must be scheduled through the Division of Transportation
  3. Residents must be 60 years of age or older or 18 years of age and disabled

To register to receive free transportation, please call the Monmouth County Division of Transportation at (732) 431-6480 and choose option #1.

Center for Disease Control (CDC) click here

New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) click here

Monmouth ACTS Coronavirus Mental Health click here

COVID-19 Vaccine information for homebound seniors, click here

COVID-19 Vaccination Information, click here

COVID-19 Vaccine Quick Facts click here

COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Information click here


Retail Food Inspection Report (sample)

Individual Well Search Questionnaire (thru the NJDEP)

Septic System Appendix B Application Forms

Application to REPAIR an Individual Sewage Disposal System

Food Establishment Plan Review Application

Temporary Mobile Retail Food Establishment Instructions & Application


Dog Licensing

Dog Licensing/Pet Information

Dog License Renewal Form to Application For Dog License Dog License Renewal Form

Rabies Exemption of Certification

NJ Dog Licensing Requirements

Animal Cruelty Laws


Associated Humane Societies – Communication of Animal Control Issues


Septic Systems

Residential Septic Systems

The Colts Neck Health Department witnesses soil profiles; reviews engineering plans; issues permits and conducts inspections for the installation of all individual subsurface disposal systems. (also known as septic systems) understanding how these systems work and proper maintenance by the homeowner is vital to its longevity.
Below are some links that will assist in explaining the components of a typical septic system as well as the basics on proper care and maintenance.

How a Septic System Works
A Homeowners Manual for Septic Systems
Inspect A Pedia- Residental Septic Systems
US – Environmental Protection Agency – Frequent Questions on Septic Systems


Health Services/Resources

General Local Resources

Monmouth Resource Net

Visiting Nurses Association

Monmouth Cares, Inc

Monmouth County Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Community Health Centers – Primary Health Care

Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division

Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division 2024 Season



2018 Colts Neck Health Department Annual Health Report

2017 Colts Neck Health Department Annual Health Report


Health Topics
A – Z Topic Areas


– Screenings

– Education and Resources


Communicable Diseases


Community Health Data


Food Safety


Home Generated Medical Waste

– Medical Waste Disposal Location Search


Injury Prevention


Lead Poisoning Prevention

– Lead Fact Sheets

– Lead in Drinking Water


Lyme Disease


Nutrition And Fitness


Public Recreational Bathing


Rabies Prevention


Substance Abuse

Looking for help? Or a Treatment Directory? Click HERE


Sexually Transmitted Diseases

– STD Information


Smoking And Vaping/E-Cigarettes


Tuberculosis Facts & Control


Zika Virus


Septic/Water Wells


Retail Food Establishments


Colts Neck Temporary Mobile Retail Food Establishment Applications




Ground And Surface Water

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