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

August 17, 2018

Toxic Mushrooms in New Jersey

This summer has been rather damp and humid, creating a breeding ground for toxic mushrooms in New Jersey. The NJ Poison Control Center has confirmed 45 […]
July 27, 2018

World Hepatitis Day

  World Hepatitis Day is recognized this year on July 28, according to the Ocean County Health Department. Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It’s […]
July 27, 2018


  “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” ADOPTION EVENT    The Ocean County Animal Facilities are participating in the fourth annual “Clear the Shelters” national adoption event that will […]