Mission Statement

"In partnership with our community, we are committed to serving as a leader to promote healthy lifestyles, ensure a clean and safe environment, and provide high-quality public health services to protect our present and future generations".

Guiding Principles:
  • To assess public health priorities of the community through comprehensive health planning;
  • To inform and educate our community about public health issues and concerns;
  • To empower individuals to take responsibility for their health and wellness and that of their communities;
  • To utilize a systemic, team approach to effectively solve problems and achieve our mission; and;
  • To promote a work environment which continually strives to incorporate our agency’s values.

Values:
  • Integrity   
  • Diversity   
  • Adaptability   
  • Professionalism   
  • Respect   
  • Equality   
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Cultural Competence

News Articles

September 24, 2020

COVID-19 FATIGUE: TIPS FOR THE FAMILY TO AVOID BURNOUT DURING THE PANDEMIC!

  Sustaining behavior change isn’t easy and can lead to COVID-19 burnout & fatigue After more than a half year of dealing with the challenges and […]
September 18, 2020

CDC STUDY REVEALS TEEN VAPING USE DOWN IN 2020

  Vaping by US teenagers fell dramatically, especially among middle schoolers   A recent survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed […]
September 11, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES THRIVING DESPITE PANDEMIC

    Nobody at the Ocean County Animal Facilities knew what to expect when the pandemic hit back in March, but despite some hairy times our […]