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.
|Member Name||Term Ends|
|Ken Budd, President||12/31/2019|
|Kathy Perry, Vice President||12/31/2020|
|Eileen Carey Brown||12/31/2020|
|Dr. Douglas Carmel||12/31/2020|
|Dr. Ian Davidson||12/31/2019|
|Lauren Battaglino, Secretary||12/31/2019|
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 Hills: http://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.