Contact Information

Phone Number:  (908) 879-3660  Ext. 2128
Fax Number: (908) 879-0122

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4 PM

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.

Board Members

Member NameTerm Ends
Ken Budd, President12/31/2019
Kathy Perry, Vice President12/31/2020
Eileen Callaghan-Manning12/31/2021
Eileen Carey Brown12/31/2020
Dr. Douglas Carmel12/31/2020
Elisa Stelwagon-Buckley12/31/2020
Dr. Ian Davidson12/31/2019
Lauren Battaglino, Secretary12/31/2019

Recent News

Hepatitis A Resources

In response to the Somerville (Somerset County) Shop Rite Hepatitis A incident, please find an attached PDF with direct links to local and current resources about Hepatitis A.

More News

Bernards Township Health Department:

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 Hills

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.