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

June 20, 2020

STATE ALLOWS LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ALLOW OUTDOOR VISITORS JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY!

Outdoor Visitation with Long-Term Care Residents Can Begin Sunday, June 21. Prior to transporting a long-term care resident to a designated outdoor space, visitors must be […]
June 19, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES SET TO RESUME FREE RABIES CLINICS

    The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is pleased to announce the resumption of free rabies clinics at both our Northern Ocean County Animal Facility […]
June 18, 2020

GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES DURING PHASE TWO OF RESTART PLANS; WHERE TO TURN FOR SPECIFIC MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS

    OCHD can assist businesses and groups with the appropriate protocols Summer camps, hair salons, pools, child-care centers and youth sports are just a few […]