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

May 21, 2020

OCHD SETS UP NEW COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING INSTITUTE TO TRAIN & EXPAND VITAL TASK FORCE!

OCHD announces the formation of the Ocean County Public Health COVID-19 Disease Investigation/ Contact Tracing Institute in partnership with Ocean County College (Toms River) – The […]
May 20, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY RESIDENT MAKES CRITICAL PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR FIRST RESPONDERS WHILE RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT YOUNGER ONSET ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

  (Toms River) – When Jeff Borghoff heard about the need for personal protective equipment (PPE’s) for first responders and public health workers amid the COVID-19 […]
May 15, 2020

COVID 19 TESTING CONTINUES AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE DURING WEEK OF MAY 18

OCEAN COUNTY will continue to offer residents testing for the coronavirus at a drive thru testing site at Ocean County College, Toms River, during the week […]