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

September 20, 2018

FLU VACCINE UPDATE

    September 2018 marks 100 years since the 1918 H1N1 flu pandemic took out 1 to 3% of the world’s population. To that end, the […]
September 18, 2018

WORLD BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

RECOGNIZED IN OCTOBER “Breast cancer awareness month is recognized worldwide during the month of October,” stated Ocean County Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little, Liaison to the […]
August 30, 2018

INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY

The Ocean County Health Department, in partnership with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, recognizes August 31, 2018 as International Overdose Awareness Day.  International Overdose Awareness Day […]