Health Department


The Boonton Health Department provides a wide range of public health services designed to promote and protect the health of Boonton residents.

What Does the Health Department Do?

  • Municipal Registrar: The Boonton Health Department has a registrar that assist the public with birth, death and marriage certificates and marriage license applications. They also issue dog/cat licenses, retail food licenses and assist residents with any complaints.
  • Environmental Health: The Boonton Health Department has a shared service agreement with Rockaway Township who provides Registered Environmental Health Specialists that work to ensure the proper handling of food is maintained in all retail food establishments and to investigate resident complaints.
  • Public Health Nursing: The Boonton Health Department has a Public Health Nurse, Mandi Bendett, available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays who administers vaccines, investigates communicable diseases, promotes and administers health screenings and monitors immunizations in schools. She can be reached at or at (973) 402-9410 ext. 627.
  • Health Education: In collaboration with Boonton’s Public Health Nurse, Rockaway Township’s Educator works to inform the community on current health issues and act as a point of reference for health education. Specific areas of focus are preventative efforts for drug and alcohol abuse, healthy lifestyle promotion and planning and continuation of programs in the community.

We urge you to become familiar with the services offered and to participate in our personal health programs located on the town calendar. We are always open to suggestions and willing to answer your questions. Explore more information using the links below.