The West Caldwell Health Department provides discounted health screenings throughout the year, including…More cholesterol/blood chemistry, cancer screening, diabetes screening, stroke screening and flu/pneumonia clinics. Vouchers are available on a year-round basis to female residents for reduced-cost mammograms.
The department also offers free monthly cardiovascular screenings, free annual skin cancer screenings and health promotion seminars to residents on topics that include stress management, smoking awareness, nutrition and parenting. The health department also offers a free annual rabies inoculation for dogs and cats.
The health department also investigates public health complaints, inspects retail food establishments and takes samples of food, potable and non-potable water for bacterial analysis. West Caldwell contracts with the Essex Regional Health Commission to perform air and noise pollution enforcement and has forged partnerships with local hospitals to provide clinical services and health education programs to residents.