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Inter-local

Health Consultation

Health Consultation Programs (HCPs) are free programs offered to our contracting towns where a nurse will meet with individual adult residents to confidentially discuss health issues/concerns along with preventative measures for better health. A health history along with blood pressure measurement, and height/weight mesurements are performed during the meeting. Referrals to Bergen County as well as outside resources are available. Individualized counseling, education and follow up is conducted.

We are constantly working to improve our services, diminish our language barriers and conduct surveys. Please visit your local municipal building or local health department for more information.

Senior Line Dancing Class

As we all know, seniors are greatly impacted by this pandemic. Seniors who regularly participate in the many physical activities offered at the senior centers are forced to change their daily routines and find other ways to remain active. For those seniors who attend dance classes and are missing this activity, Coby, a senior from Saddle Brook Senior Center, took the time to make this video about how to learn line dancing.

Imunize

New Jersey law (N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.1)

New Jersey law (N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.1) requires any child attending private or public learning facilities to recieve certain disease preventing immunizations. The Public Health Nurses of Bergen County perform Immunization Audits for contracting towns to be certain the law is enforced.

Whenever immunization deficiencies are noted, the parents/guardians are referredback to their private physician in order to recieve up to date immunizations. If uninsured, the parents/guardians can be referred to a site where FREE Vaccines areavailable for eligible residents.

 

NJ Childcare/Preschool Immunization Requirements

NJ K-12 Immunization Requirements

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Non-Public School Nursing Oversight

To promote and protect the health and well-being of students in Bergen County’s Non Public Schools, the Interlocal Division provides guidance, support, and oversightto individual Non Pubic School Nurses whose school districts contract with us foroversight.

When contracting with Bergen County for Non Public School Nursing Oversight, weensure quality control and assure that our Non Public School Nurses are followingbest practices according according to the New Jersey School Health Services Guidelines.

 

We provide onsite services, which include:

  • Monthly supervisory visits
  • On site visits for quality assurance and program assistance (audit preparation,scoliosis, vision, hearing and lice screenings, etc.)
  • Monthly educational resources/mailings
  • On call telephone consultaion
  • Guidance on ordering of equipment and supplies
  • Assistance with or provision of standing orders
  • Supply of Epinephrine and Narcan prescription as required by law
  • Professional Development and Education.

 

Zoo Camp

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Up to date health and immunization records are required to attend the BergenCounty Zoo Camp at Van Saun Park, Paramus.

It is the responsibility of the Interlocal Division Nurses, Bergen County Department ofHealth Services to be certain that all children attending Zoo Camp have the requiredmedical documentation in order to attend

Counselors are educated regarding any medical issues that may be concern duringthe weekly camps. The trainings include but are not limited to:

  • Epinephrine Administration
  • Basic First Aid
  • What to do if a camper or employee has a seizure
  • What to do if a camper or employee has an allergic reaction

 

Contact Us

Noemi R. Dominguez, RN, MSN

Director of Nursing

ndominguez@co.bergen.nj.us


 Bergen County Department of Health Services

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086

Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000

healthdept@co.bergen.nj.us