Health Department


The Roselle Health Department is a vital component of the emergency preparedness and response system responsible to plan and manage the health and well-being of the entire community.  aspects of community response.  The department's mission is to prevent disease and protect well-being at all life stages and promote the health and safety of the people of Roselle through the delivery of quality public health services and education. Its vision is for all Roselle residents to have the opportunity to live a safe and healthy life in a safe and healthy community.

We accomplish our mission by providing and supporting the essential public health services of:

  • Surveillance, diagnosis, and investigation of diseases, health problems, and threats to public health.
  • Education, empowerment, and the utilization of individuals and the community to prevent health problems and improve their health.
  • Promotion of health policies and planning for individuals and community efforts to improve their health.
  • Regulation and enforcement of public health laws and policies necessary to control disease and protect the public’s well-being.
  • Facilitating access to health services for individuals; especially those of greatest need.


Roselle Local Health Department Office

210 Chestnut St., Roselle, NJ 07203, 1st Floor
Main office number (908) 634-4550
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Sandra Cortes MPH, HO, REHS
Health Officer
400 North Avenue East, Westfield 07090
(Office) 908-518-5620
(Fax) 908-654-9252

Milka W. DeJesus-Quevedo
Registrar of Vital Statistics / Keyboard Clerk 3
(Office): 908-259-3032

 Annmarie V. Colucci
Deputy Registrar / Keyboarding Clerk 2
(Office): 908-634-4527


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  • Anthony Esposito, MBA President
  • Francine Bernier RN, Vice President
  • Lori C. Aversa MD Vice President
  • Yvan Ducheine MD,  Commissioner
  • Lillie Faulk RN Commissioner
  • Patricia James, Commissioner
  • Harold Aguilar Commissioner
  • Estelle Gray: Secretary
  • Councilwoman Cindy Thomas, Board Liaison

Covid-19 Testing & Vaccination


Testing is available to all Union County residents who wish to be tested, whether or not they are experiencing symptoms. It is free of charge, regardless of whether you have insurance or not. It is also available to all first responders and frontline health workers who are asymptomatic and that work in Union County, regardless of their residence. Testing is also available to first responders and frontline health workers who live and work outside the County, but reside in New Jersey.

Vital Statistics
The Vital Statistics office is responsible for:
Applications for Licenses
  • Marriage
  • Civil Union
  • Domestic Partnerships

Issuance of Certified Copies
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage
  • Civil Union
  • Domestic Partnership

Important Updates
Marriage applications are only taken by appointment, Monday thru Thursday from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. Call our main number (908) 634-4550 and leave a message. Also any other Vital Statistics documents needed contact us and it would be handled by mail.

The Roselle Health Department, in partnership with Union County, offers free childhood immunizations to those who are in need through the Division of Social Services.  Contact the Union County Immunization Clinic in Elizabeth at (908) 965-3868 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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