County Health Officer

Paschal Nwako, PhD, MPH is the County Health Officer/Public Health Coordinator. He is responsible for 37 municipalities in Camden County in promoting a healthy community, preventing/controlling communicable and non-communicable diseases, and protecting against environmental hazards.

Dr. Nwako can be reached at (856) 374-6037/6000, facsimile number (856) 374-6034, and e-mail address His address is: Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, DiPiero Center, 512 Lakeland Road, Suite 501, Blackwood, NJ 08012

For a public health or an environmental health emergency, the County Health Officer or his staff are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the Camden County Communication Center at (856) 783-1333.

Camden County Department of Health and Human Services Reports: