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 […]
September 11, 2019

HEALTH DEPARTMENT UNVEILS 2019-2020 FLU/PNEUMONIA CLINICS SCHEDULE!

  OCHD OFFERING MORE THAN 60 CLINICS FOR RESIDENTS (Toms River) – Coming off of one of the worst flu seasons in decades, the Ocean County […]
September 9, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOSTING 3RD ANNUAL LATINO HEALTH FAIR!  

Free Event is Offering Free Health Screenings & Services   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is wrapping up the summer season in […]
August 28, 2019

KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR YOUR CHILD’S VISION-RELATED LEARNING ISSUES!

 AUGUST IS CHILDREN’S VISION AND LEARNING MONTH   (Toms River) – Seeing is believing when we take a look at the soaring number of students with […]