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 […]
February 11, 2019


HEALTH DEPARTMENT DRIVES HOME ANTI-DUI MESSAGE WITH ANNUAL 3-D DRINKING, DRUGGING AND DRIVING EVENT! (Toms River) – The statistics are sobering! Everyday 6 teens ages 16 […]
January 28, 2019

What Are Some Of The Reasons People Don’t Use Drugs And Alcohol?

Our Field Representative, Samantha, shatters the myths around why people choose to abstain from drugs/alcohol. #NDAFW Be sure to like and subscribe to our channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw85W1QH2ygAdKozDaM4HyQ […]
January 25, 2019

Is There A Safe Amount Of Alcohol To Consume While Pregnant?

We are excited to announce that we now have a YouTube channel! We will be using this social media platform to connect with our Ocean County […]