DOH Services

For list of programs - click on link Topics A-Z.

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N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Frequently Requested Services

  • Commissioner's Ofice
    609-292-7838 or 7839

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  •  ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Connection)
    1-877-222-3737

  •  AIDS Drug Distribution Program Hotline
    1-877-613-4533

  • HIV/AIDS, STD and TB Health Insurance Continuation Program Hotline
    1-800-353-3232

  • AIDS/STD Hotline
    1-800-624-2377

  • HIV/AIDS, STD and TB Testing Hotline
    1-866-HIV-CHECK (1-866-448-2432) or visit the web site.

  • Alcohol and Drug Issues
    Visit the Department of Human Services web site.

  • Animal Cruelty
    Visit the DOH web site for contact phone numbers for reporting.

  • Animal Spay/Neuter Program
    609-826-4872

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  • Bedbugs
    609-826-4941

  • Birth Certificates/Other Vital Records
    Toll-free hotline (nationwide): 1-866-649-8726 Or 609-292-4087

  • Board of Medical Examiners (Division of Consumer Affairs)
    1-609-826-7100

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  • Camp Safety 609-826-4941

  • Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED)
    1-800-328-3838

  • Cancer Patients/Resource Information
    609-984-5148

  • Caregiver Resources

  • Center for Health Statistics
    609-984-6702

  • Charity Care
    1-866-588-5696 (Se Habla Español)

  • Community Choice Counseling for Nursing Home Residents
    1-877-856-0877

  • Complaints
                Hospitals 1-800-792-9770 or visit the web site. http://www.nj.gov/health/healthfacilities/hotlines.shtml
                Nursing Homes 1-800-792-9770 or visit the web site.

                Licensed Public Health Professionals

                Food, Drugs and Cosmetics

  • Consumer Reports on Health Care Quality
    1-800-418-1397

  • Criminal Background Investigations
    866-561-5914

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  • Death Certificates/Other Vital Records
    Toll-free hotline (nationwide): 1-866-649-8726
    Or 609-292-4087

  • DOH General Inquiries
    1-800-367-6543

  • Doctor Information
    Visit the Division of Consumer Affairs web site.

- E -

  • Early Intervention System
    1-888-653-4463

  • Emergency Medical Services/EMTs
    609-633-7777

  • Environmental Health Hotline
    1-800-792-8831

- F -

  • FamilyCare, NJ
    Visit the Department of Human Services web site.

  • Family Health Hotline
    1-800-328-3838

  • Food and Drug Safety Program
    609-826-4935

- H -

  • Health Care Quality Assessment
    1-609-984-7334

  • Hearing Aid Assistance for the Aged and Disabled
    1-800-792-9745

  • Hepatitis B Perinatal Reporting
    1-800-792-8831

  • HMOs/Managed Care
    Visit the Department of Banking and Insurance web site.

  • Hospital Complaints
    1-800-792-9770 or visit the DOH web site.

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  • Immunizations
    609-826-4861
    Administrative Offices: 609-826-4860

  • Indoor Environments Program
    609-826-4950

  • Indoor Environments Program
    609-826-4950

  • Infectious and Zoonotic Disease
    609-826-4872 and 609-826-5964 (Monday - Friday)
    609-392-2020 (Nights, Weekends, and Holidays)

- L -

  • Landlord Issues
    Call the Department of Consumer Affairs at 609-633-6606.

  • Lifeline Utility Assistance
    1-800-792-9745

  • LIHEAP (Department of Community Affairs)
    1-800-510-3102

  • Local Health Departments
    Directory

- M -

- N -

  • Nitrous Oxide Permits
    609-826-4935

  • Nurse Aide Certification
    866-561-5914

  • Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board
    609-633-9706

  • Nursing Home Complaints
    1-800-792-9770 or visit the DOH webs site

  • Nursing Home Ombudsman
    1-877-582-6995

  • Nursing Homes
    Find a Nursing Home
    Compare Nursing Homes

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  • Occupational and Environmental Diseases, Injuries and Poisoning Reporting
    609-826-4984

  • Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly
    1-877-582-6995

- P -

  • PAAD/Senior Gold
    1-800-792-9745

  • Patient Safety
    609-341-5558

  • Poison Control
    1-800-222-1222 (Emergency Line)
    Administrative Office (973) 972-9280

  • Postpartum Depression
    Hotline 1-800-328-3838

  • Prescription Drug Price Registry
    Visit the Division of Consumer Affairs web site.

  • Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH)
    609-984-1863

  • Public Health Environmental and Agricultural Labs
    609-406-6860

- Q -

  • Quit Smoking Services
    1-866-NJSTOPS  (1-866-657-8677)

- R -

  • Radon Information
    1-800-792-8831

  • Right to Know Program
    609-984-2202

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  • Senior Gold
    1-800-792-9745

  • Senior Programs Information
    1-800-792-8820

  • Senior Services and Benefits – NJ EASE
    1-877-222-3737

  • SIDS Hotline
    1-800-545-7437 or visit the SIDS Center of New Jersey web site.

  • STDs/Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
    1-800-624-2377

  • SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program for Medicare Beneficiaries)
    1-800-792-8820

  • Social Security (federal government)
    1-800-772-1213

  • Spay/Neuter Program
    609-826-4872

  • State Government Telephone Operator
    609-292-2121

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    1-800-545-7437 or visit the SIDS Center of New Jersey web site.

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  • Tobacco Control Program
    609-984-3317

  • Tuberculosis (confirmed or suspected cases)
    1-609-826-4878

- V -

  • Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
    609-826-4860

  • Vital Records
    Toll-free hotline (nationwide): 1-866-649-8726
    Or 609-292-4087

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  • WIC
    1-800-328-3838, or call 1-866-44NJWIC (1-866-446-5942)
    Administrative Offices -- 609-292-9560