Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH) is dedicated to fostering healthy lifestyles and a safe environment through effective leadership in public health, comprehensive planning, development of proactive community partnerships and a continued commitment to public health service. Additionally, SCDOH is the lead agency responsible for countywide Public Health emergency planning and response activities. 

Services and Resources

SCDOH provides and supports essential public health services to our contracted communities, as well as services throughout the County and the region. 

Public health services provided to our contract communities:

  • Public Health Administration
  • Health Education
  • Consumer Health
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
  • Maternal and Child Health Programs
  • Adult Health Programs

Public health services provided throughout the County and the region:

  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Environmental Health
  • Regional Chronic Disease Coalition (RCDC)
  • TB Control

The Somerset County Department of Health serves as the Health Department to our contracted communities: 

If you live in any other township, please contact your local health department.