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Board of Health

Borough of Oradell
Health Consultation Program

Senior citizens can take advantage of a free Health Consultation Program administered by Bergen County's Public Health Nurse every month.

The Nurse visits Borough Hall's Council Chambers on the first Thursday of the month (9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) and Senior Ctr on the third Tuesday of the month  (9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.). Walk-ins are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19, THIS HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 


Responsible for implementing a wide range of public health initiatives, the Board of Health is the foundation of Oradell's Health Department. This group monitors the activities of the part-time Sanitary Inspector, who inspects all businesses that handle food, inspects vending machines, and investigates any health-related complaints.

It also oversees the work of the Public Health Nurse, who administers Oradell's Health Consultation Program (see sidebar) and runs an annual Board of Health-sponsored flu clinic for seniors and those with chronic illnesses. The Sanitary Inspector and the Public Health Nurse are both employed by contract with the Bergen County Department of Health Services.

Oradell's Board of Health consists of seven members and two alternate members. The members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council in accordance with Chapter 34 of the Borough Code. Each member and alternate member of the Board of Health serves a three-year term, commencing on the first
day of January of the year of appointment. Vacancies are filled for
the balance of unexpired terms only.

The Board of Health meets at Borough Hall on the second Monday of the month, except July and August, to review the activities of the Health Department. The meetings are open to the public.

Board of Health Members

Name Position Term
Catherine Yaxley Schmidt, CPA, RN Chair 12/31/21
Janet Schneider, RD Regular Member 12/31/20
Kathleen Diciedue, DNP, RN-BC Regular Member 12/31/21
Donna Viscardi Regular Member 12/31/22
Anna Djurdjinovic Vice Chair 12/31/20
Mary Battaglia, CMS-CHt Secretary 12/31/20
Nicole Chiarello Alvarez Regular 12/31/20
Karen DePol Alternate #1 12/31/22
Dr. Craig Froonjian Alternate #2 12/31/22
Miriam Yu Council Liaison 12/31/20









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