Health Department


PUBLIC TOWN NURSE

Darlene Walsh, R.N.

TOTOWA COMMUNITY CENTER
385 Union Boulevard, Totowa, NJ 07512

(973) 956-1000 ext. 1061

fax (973) 956-0241

dwalsh@totowanj.org

BOARD OF HEALTH

Susan D’Aiuto, Registrar

Municipal Complex
537 Totowa Road, Totowa, NJ 07512

(973) 956-1000 ext. 1008

fax (973) 956-5668

sdaiuto@totowanj.org

 

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
Appointment necessary

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.