Health & Welfare

Among the responsibilities of the Health Department is the inspection and licensing of food handling establishments in the Borough. The Department also has the responsibility to make inspections to determine the condition of dwellings, dwelling units, and premises located within the Borough in order to safe guard the health and general safety of the public. The Department operates child health clinics; health education programs; rabies education programs and follow-up on rabies exposures; restaurant inspections; water and other environmental testing; public swimming pool inspections; and general health complaints.