Health Department & Human Services

Upcoming Events:

  • BDHHS is offering the Moderna & Pfizer pediatric COVID vaccines for Children 6 months to 5 years, on 9/16/2022

    from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Location: Early Childhood Program located at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael 60 Temple Drive, Springfield, NJ 07081

    Click the registration link here:

  • The BDHHS nurses will be providing FREE blood pressure screenings and counseling related to hypertension/heart health at the Bloomfield Farmer's Market in front of the Bloomfield Public Library on September 13th and October 11th.
  • Join us for BDHHS’s weekly “Walk & Talk” Every Tuesday Starting June 7 2022 @5 PM at the Farmer’s Market. 

Our Mission

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.

2021 Annual Report by Health Department

The First Accredited Health Department in New Jersey 

The Accreditation Team is pictured at the 2015 New Jersey League of Municipalities Day of Health and Wellness at the 2015 New Jersey League of Municipalities Day of Health and Wellness. The Township of Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services was recognized for its recent accreditation.

  1. Karen Lore

    Director, Health & Welfare

  2. Paula Peikes, MSW, LCSW

    Director of Social Work

  3. Michael Fitzpatrick

    Health Officer

  4. Sarah S. Perramant

    Assistant Health Officer

  5. Amy S. Monaco

    Assistant Health Officer