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

July 6, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY COVID 19 DRIVE THRU TEST SITE TO OPEN TO ASYMPTOMATIC COUNTY RESIDENTS

OCEAN COUNTY residents who are not showing symptoms of COVID 19 can now be tested at the coronavirus drive thru test site at Ocean County College, […]
June 20, 2020

STATE ALLOWS LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ALLOW OUTDOOR VISITORS JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY!

Outdoor Visitation with Long-Term Care Residents Can Begin Sunday, June 21. Prior to transporting a long-term care resident to a designated outdoor space, visitors must be […]
June 19, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES SET TO RESUME FREE RABIES CLINICS

    The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is pleased to announce the resumption of free rabies clinics at both our Northern Ocean County Animal Facility […]