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

January 13, 2020

DO YOUR GROCERY SHOPPING WITH A DIETICIAN WHO WILL HELP YOU SHOP HEALTHY ON A BUDGET!!

  OCHD is Offering Residents Free Diabetes Education Programs at Walmart Grocery Stores!   (Toms River) – Did you ever wonder how beneficial it could be […]
January 13, 2020

FLU SEASON IN FULL SWING IN OCEAN COUNTY AS NUMBER OF INFLUENZA CASES RISE STATEWIDE

  It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated   (Toms River) – Flu activity is on the rise in New Jersey, joining the rest of […]
December 16, 2019

SENATOR ROBERT W. SINGER AWARDED LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBER OF THE YEAR!

  The Christopher Saccenti Award is given by the New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association   (Toms River) – Senator Robert W. Singer was recently […]