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

February 3, 2020

FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS THE OCHD DENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM HAS BEEN PUTTING HEALTHY SMILES ON HAPPY FACES

  OCHD Offering New “Senior Smiles” Program   (Toms River) – National Dental Health Month takes place every February and this year the Ocean County Health […]
January 31, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSELY MONITORING INTERNATIONAL OUTBREAK OF CORONAVIRUS

  Currently, No Cases of 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Reported in New Jersey     (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD), in conjunction with local, […]
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 […]