Contact Information

Department Head:  Nancy Shay, Secretary
Phone Number:  (908) 879-3660  Ext. 2128
Fax Number: (908) 879-0122
E-Mail:  NShay@ChesterBorough.org

The Board of Health Office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:00pm.

The Chester Borough Board of Health meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:30.  The Board of Health is responsible for approving applications for new septic systems and the alteration or repair of septic systems; the drilling and abandonment of potable wells and food handling.  Applications for septic systems must be received in the secretary’s office ten (10) business days before the monthly meeting.

Bernards Township Health Department:  http://www.bernardshealth.org/

The Bernards Township Health Department is the Contractual Health Agency serving seven communities, including Bernard’s Township, Bernardsville, Chester Borough, Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township and Peapack-Gladstone.  Each town has an independent Board of Health with a representative from the Bernards Township Health Department.

Services of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hillshttp://www.visitingnurse.org/services/

The VNA of Somerset Hills has contracts with Bedminster, Bernard’s Township, Bernardsville, Chester Borough, Far Hills, Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township and Peapack-Gladstone to provide the following health services: child health clinics; school audits; staff Department of Health clinics; hypertension screenings; and visit the frail elderly.

Link to Common Board of Health Forms