Health Services / Vital Statistics

Coronavirus Update Graphic, News from Hazlet, Monmouth and State

Updated June 18, 2020
Links to applications appear at the end of this page. Please download to fill out. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, paperwork can be dropped off in the township drop box on the side of Town Hall, near the flagpoles, or mailed to the Health Dept. Office.

Health Department

Public health services are provided by the Monmouth County Health Department, Freehold, NJ.  Christopher P. Merkel, M.P.H., is the Public Health Coordinator and Health Officer 732-431-7456. Please visit the website for information and links to resources.  


The Hazlet Township Health Dept. handles licensing of dog and cats, as well as licensing of restaurant food handlers. See applications below.

Vital Statistics

Hazlet Township handles marriage and death records. Applicants are required to make an appointment to apply for a certified copy of a Vital Record. Appointments are also required to apply for a Marriage, Remarriage or Civil Union License. See marriage license application below.

Appointments are taken Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


The Middletown Health Dept. is contracted to provide service to Hazlet Township.

To report sick or injured animals that pose a health hazard during week days, please call the Middletown Health Dept. At night and on weekends, please call the Hazlet Police Dept. at 732-264-6565. The county dispatcher will route the call to animal control.

The animal control office will not remove healthy wildlife from property or animals that have made their way into houses; that is the responsibility of the homeowner.

Hazlet Police will respond to pick up dogs or cats that have become separated from their owners and try to find the owners before reaching out to animal control.


Monmouth County handles mosquito control services and tick services. Learn more about courtesy inspections, hiring a pesticide company, mosquito control schedule and maps, water management and bee keeping at the Monmouth County Mosquito Control website. To reach them by telephone, call weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 732-542-3630.