"There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. " - Albert Einstein
TOTOWA COMMUNITY CENTER
385 UNION BOULEVARD
PHONE: 973-956-1000, ext. 1061
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE DARLENE WALSH, RN
The Totowa Health Department carries out the policies of the Board of Health and the NewJersey State Department of Health The Borough Nurse is in charge of:
Reportable Diseases - Investigation, Case surveillance/follow-up/education
Adult Immunizations - Flu, Pneumonia
Childhood Immunizations -
Free immunization program. Held monthly
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Referral and State notification
Tuberculosis Contro - Referral and State notification. Follow-up and testing
Annual Auditing of all pre-schools and kindergartens
Adult Health Services - SMAC blood testing-offered in spring April/May. Screening provides complete Cardiac risk profile while measuring 23 different elements found in the blood. The screening is instrumental in detecting various diseases in their early state. Fee is approximately $20. Additional testing available for PSA, Lyme, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, typing and TSH.
Health Fair (held each fall) provides free screenings for Hearing, Vision-glaucoma, Cardiovascular disease, Dental
Blood Pressure Screenings - Third Tuesday of each month 9 -10:30 am at the Totowa Community Center
Flu/Pneumonia Clinic - Free with Medicare # for seniors or those with chronic illness. Held each fall in October/November.
Public Health Home Visits, Public Health Office Visits and Blood-borne Pathogen training.