Our Mission

In partnership with our community we are committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and a clean and safe environment. We are dedicated to advocate for and to provide leadership in assuring consistent, quality healthcare in our community.

We are guided by the following principles:
  • To assess the priority needs and wants of the community we serve through comprehensive health planning;
  • To inform and educate residents about public health issues;
  • To encourage people to take responsibility for their own and their neighbors' health;
  • To utilize a team approach in achieving our mission;
  • To commit to problem solving utilizing a systemic approach;
  • To promote a work environment which fosters creativity, innovation, respect, sense of caring, commitment, trust, quality and dependability

News Articles

October 10, 2018

National Health Education Week

  National Health Education Week is October 15th to 19th this year and the Ocean County Health Department is pleased to recognize the importance of health […]
October 10, 2018

National Dental Hygiene Month

      ”October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an effort to help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health,” announced Freeholder Director and […]
September 20, 2018


    September 2018 marks 100 years since the 1918 H1N1 flu pandemic took out 1 to 3% of the world’s population. To that end, the […]