The Public Health and Environmental Laboratories (PHEL) offer laboratory testing services supporting the New Jersey Department of Health, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and other federal, state and local agencies who protect the public’s health. PHEL testing includes
The PHEL also regulates clinical laboratories and blood banks through inspection and licensing.
Please refer to Shipping Specimens for detailed contact and shipping information.
PHEL is part of the Laboratory Response Network a network of laboratories ready to respond to a biological or chemical emergency.
Welcome to the New Jersey Department of Health
Cathleen D. Bennett
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey is home to over 2000 licensed hospitals, nursing homes, and medical care facilities. Search for a facility, or learn more about the Division of Certificate of Need and Licensing, Division of Health Facility Survey and Field Operations and Office of Health Care Financing.
New Jersey’s Three Part Approach to Health Information Technology: