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

December 9, 2019

HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON –  BUT DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS HEALTH & SAFETY DURING ALL THE CELEBRATING!

  Tips for Preventable Mishaps During the Hectic & Hazardous Holidays   (Toms River) – Here we go again! Another Holiday Season is upon us and […]
December 3, 2019

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SEASONAL FLU & FLU VACCINES.

 SORTING OUT THE FACTS FROM THE MYTHS   OCHD Shares “Just the Facts” Surrounding the Flu and Vaccines   (Toms River) – Can a flu vaccine […]
November 19, 2019

TIPS TO QUIT! HOW TO STOP SMOKING & STAY SMOKE FREE DURING THE HOLIDAYS!

November 21 is the Great American Smokeout   (Toms River) – November 21 is the Great American Smokeout; a time we encourage smokers to kick the […]