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 […]
June 14, 2019

MEASLES UPDATE!

HEALTH DEPARTMENT REMINDING RESIDENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO REMAIN VIGILANT DESPITE MEASLES OUTBREAK OVER!   (Toms River) – Measles may not be making the headlines […]
June 12, 2019

ANIMAL FACILITY “WHOOPING IT UP” AT JUNE JAMBOREE!

  A DAY OF FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY… PETS INVITED TOO!   (Jackson) – Looking to do something special with your pet this summer? How […]
June 7, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY WIC PROGRAM RELEASES NEW INCOME GUIDELINES

________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NEW INCOME GUIDELINES FOR 2019-2020 (Toms River) – “The New Jersey State WIC Program (Women, Infants’ and Children), a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant and […]