Department of Health & Human Services


 The Bloomfield Department of Health & Human Services is a partner in the Eat. Play. Live...Better movement to improve our community's well-being where we live, learn, work and play.



To prevent disease and promote physical and mental well being through policy development, disease detection, prevention, education, and enforcement; in a culturally competent manner that ensures the highest quality of life for the residents we serve.


One Municipal Plaza
Room 111
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Phone: 973.680.4024

Fax: 973.680.4825

Board of Health Members:

Kathleen DeMarino, President
Joel Elkins, Vice President

Stephanie Smith, Member
Antonia Rodriguez, Member
Nery Chacon, Member

Carlos Bernard, Council Liaison

Karen Lore, MSW, LCSW, DCSW
Director of Health & Welfare

F. Michael Fitzpatrick, MA, HO
Health Officer


Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program

 FREE Pregnancy Testing

 Welfare Van and Affordable Care Act Navigators

 Job Announcement: Social Work Specialist

 Need Help Paying for Utilities?

Sign up for NIXLE


Blood Pressure Screening

Pap Smear & Mammography

Lipid Profile Screening
(includes Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides)

Diabetes Screening

Blood Chemistry Screening

Stroke Screening

Bone Density Screening

Rent, Utility, Mortgage Assistance

Adult Vaccine Program


Healthy Families Program



Develop a Family Disaster Plan (Learn How)

Journey of a Vaccine (How It's Made)

Mold Guidelines for NJ Residents (Brochure)

"HEALTH MATTERS" - From the NJ Department of Health

Food Handler's Program



Updated: April 22, 2014