County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
January 11, 2022

Monmouth County Board of Health will provide Public Health and Nursing Services to Shrewsbury

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Health, through the Monmouth County Health Department, signed a five-year agreement to provide public health and nursing services to the Borough of Shrewsbury starting Jan. 1, 2022.

“Today we are proud to announce that the Monmouth County Board of Health and the Borough of Shrewsbury have signed a five-year agreement where the Monmouth County Board of Health will provide State mandated local health services to Shrewsbury,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “This is a prime example of the County and towns working together to ensure residents receive the best services possible.”

The Borough of Shrewsbury will become a member in the Monmouth County Board of Health system effective Jan.1, 2022 and the County will provide Shrewsbury with any and all current and future State mandated public health services required by statute, law, code regulation and/or directive which shall satisfy any and all health service obligations of Shrewsbury.

“With this agreement, the County Board of Health will provide technical and professional services to assure the provisions of core public health services,” said Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley, liaison to the Monmouth County Health Department. “These services include planning, organizing and implementing public health activities within the municipality, leading investigations into public health emergency and disasters, and assessing any other public health needs the municipality may need,”

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