Who We Are

Public Health Nurses provide inter-local health services as described in N.J.A.C. 8:51, N.J.A.C. 8:52, and N.J.A.C. 8:57 through the following programs:


What We Do

Health Consultation (N.J.A.C. 8:52)

  • Conduct health assessments and referrals. Our services include:
  • Health History Evaluation
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Height and Weight Measurement
  • Individualized Counseling and Education
  • Referral and Follow up
  • Confidential Consultation with a Public Health Nurse 
  • Offer educational programs for Chronic Disease Self-Management
  • Provide clinics for flu vaccines


Immunization Audits (N.J.A.C. 8:57 subchapter 4)


  • Conduct periodic surveys and audits for children in daycare, preschool, Kindergarten- 12th Grade
  • Educate parents, teachers, school nurses, physicians regarding New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) regulations and current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for vaccination of school age population
  • Refer adults/children for primary and booster immunizations
  • Report to NJDOH


Lead Case Investigations (N.J.A.C. 8:51 Subchapter 2)

  • Conduct investigations for elevated childhood lead levels
  • Partner with other BCDHS Divisions to conduct site visit for cases
  • Educate parents and caregivers on reduction of lead levels and prevention of future exposure
  • Report to NJDOH


Health Consultation

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program


Immunization Audits

Childhood Immunization Schedule


Lead Case Investigations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-Lead Information

Contact Us

Noemi R. Dominguez, RN, MSN

Director of Nursing

 Bergen County Department of Health Services

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086

Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000