Health Department  
Mission Statement  


Working with a community of partnerships the Cape May County Health Department is dedicated to achieving a healthy community environment and the prevention of disease by assuring that high quality services including personal health services are accessible to all.

Public Health Goals:


  • Prevent epidemics and the spread of disease
  • Protect against environmental hazards
  • Prevent injuries
  • Promote and encourage healthy behaviors
  • Respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery
  • Assure the quality and accessibility of health services

    Essential Public Health Services:
  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems and community resources
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
  • Inform educate empower people about health issues
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  • Assure a competent public health and personal healthcare workforce
  • Evaluate effectiveness accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems



  • Street: 6 Moore Road
  • Postcode: 08210
  • City: Cape May Court House
  • State: NJ

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