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Health and Human Services - Administration
Department Director, Ann D. Biondi 

Did You Know? Did you know the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services has hundreds of programs and services to serve the public and that we're the County's largest Department? Did you know we can help with consumer issues such as fraud, unfair weighing practices at markets and more through our Division of Consumer Affairs/Weights & Measures? Did you know we offer a variety of specialized health programs including: Adult Health Services, Men and Women Cancer Screening referrals, School Health, Child Health Clinics, Family Planning Services and Special Child Health Services that connects families of children with special needs or developmental delay to needed services. Call (856) 374-6248 for more information.

Camden County Health Officer The County Health Officer is responsible for 37 municipalities in Camden County in promoting a healthy community, preventing/controlling communicable and non-communicable diseases, and protecting from environmental hazards.

Paschal Nwako, MPH, is the County Health Officer/Public Health Coordinator and can be reached at:

(856) 374-6037/6000,
local toll free telephone number (800) 999-9045,
facsimile number (856) 374-6034
 e-mail address pnwako@camdencounty.com

His address is:
Camden County Department of Health and Human Services DiPiero Center
512 Lakeland Road, Suite 406
Blackwood, NJ 08012

For a public health or an environmental health emergency, the County Health Officer or his Staff On-Call is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Camden County Communication Center at (856) 783-1333.

Current Activities/New Projects The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services is constantly developing creative new ways to bring services to you, the citizens of Camden County. Some interesting developments include:
 

  • Camden County Health Connection: The Camden County Health Connection is a mobile unit, which will enable our Health and Human Services Department to extend the reach and availability of our health screening and disease risk assessment services provided at our health centers. The Camden County Health Connection, will promote community wellness on site at county workplaces, health fairs, senior centers, public housing complexes and community organizations. For more information, please call (856) 374-6035.
  • Parent to Parent:  This is a parent group which offers assistance, resources and education in the area of substance abuse.
    Location: Bellmawr Library Conference Room 35
    Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031
  • (856) 225-5070 or (856) 968-2301.
    Parent Support Group: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Public Outreach: The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services provides a Speakers Bureau on a variety of health-related topics. We also can appear at your community Health Fair. We offer services in public health education as well. Call us at (856) 374-6035.

"Talk to Carmen & Ann" Let Freeholder Carmen Rodriquez and Department Director Ann D. Biondi know how you feel about health-related issues in Camden County. Got an idea, question or comment? E-mail us at: carmenr@camdencounty.com.

Stay tuned to this Web site for more information as these and other new programs develop.

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