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 […]
May 21, 2019

DON’T LET MOSQUITOES TAKE A BITE OUT OF YOUR OUTDOOR PLANS!

  Mosquitoes are always the uninvited and unwelcome guests to every outdoor party and activity you have planned this warm weather season. However, the Ocean County […]
May 15, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WATER TESTERS!

IT’S MORE THAN JUST A DAY AT THE BEACH FOR OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WATER TESTERS! (Toms River) – It’s that time of year. Time for […]
May 14, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZED

OCHD RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN LACTATION CARE!   (Toms River) – The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) have […]