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

November 1, 2018

Measles Advisory

The Ocean County Health Department wishes to remind residents of some appropriate precautions given the recent confirmation of measles diagnosis in Lakewood.  Prior to the availability […]
November 29, 2018

December 3rd Open House

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER WITH FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS, FLU CLINIC AND MUCH MORE AT DECEMBER 3 OPEN HOUSE!   (Toms River) – Take […]
November 21, 2018

Millenials are adopting more rescue pets

Millennials are adopting more rescue pets. That’s good news for NJ shelters Amanda Oglesby, Asbury Park PressPublished 6:31 p.m. ET Nov. 19, 2018 |  Updated 10:40 […]
November 20, 2018

12 Holiday Healthy Tips

  PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND HAVE A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON BY REMEMBERING THESE SIMPLE TIPS!   (Toms River) – Tis the season to be […]