Health Department

The Health Department conducts inspections of restaurants, pools, and other facilities to ensurePublic Health - Princeton Health Department proper sanitation, and investigates public health nuisance complaints such as trash or rodents. It also issues birth, death, and marriage licenses provide health clinics for children, and health promotion programs for all ages. The Health Department is responsible for improving, protecting, and preserving health in Princeton.

Office of the Health Officer

Jeff Grosser is the Princeton Health Officer responsible for promoting health, preventing/controlling communicable and non-communicable diseases, and protecting against environmental hazards in Princeton. Mr. Grosser can be reached at 609-497-7610, facsimile number 609-924-7627, or by email. If you need to reach him by mail, utilize this address:
Princeton Health Department
Monument Hall
Attention: Jeff Grosser
One Monument Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540


For public health or an environmental health emergency, the Health Officer or his staff are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the non-emergency Princeton Police Department / Communications Center at 609-921-2100. If the emergency is life-threatening or requires immediate police, fire or ambulatory response, call 911.

Department Functions

  • Health education Process
  • Investigate environmental health complaints
  • Investigate reportable diseases (PDF)
  • Perform Compliance Inspections of Retail Food Establishments, Youth Camps, Septic
  • Prepare for natural disasters and public health emergencies
  • Provide child health/clinics/immunizations
  • Provide rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats
  • Systems, Wells, Pet Shops / Animal Boarding Facilities
  • Vital Statistics/Records (Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates/Licenses)