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ADOPT, DON'T SHOP! OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES CELEBRATE ADOPT-A-SHELTER PET DAY WITH SPECIAL EVENT

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK MESSAGE URGES UNITED STATES TO BE HEALTHIEST NATION BY 2030.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK 2017

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH EVENT DISHES OUT HEALTHY LIVING CHOICES FOR WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN IN OCEAN COUNTY.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WIC Event

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DRIVES HOME ANTI-DUI MESSAGE WITH ANNUAL 3-D DRINKING, DRUGGING AND DRIVING EVENT!

Monday, March 6, 2017

3-D DRINKING, DRUGGING AND DRIVING… ALWAYS A CHOICE, NEVER AN ACCIDENT

Friday, February 17, 2017

THE FLU IS OUT TO GET YOU. IMPORTANT TIPS TO KEEP YOU FROM GETTING SICK THIS FLU SEASON.

Friday, February 17, 2017

TOMS RIVER- LAKEWOOD WIC CLINICS CANCELLED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Thursday, February 9, 2017

FLU CLINIC AND STD CLINIC SCHEDULED FOR TODAY IN STAFFORD ARE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Clinic Cancellations

FREE POTASSIUM IODIDE (KI) TABLETS BEING OFFERED BY THE OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Thursday, February 2, 2017

AVOIDING COLD WEATHER EMERGENCIES

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Beware of Hypothermia and Frostbite

NATIONAL BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH 2017 PREVENT TO PROTECT: PREVENT INFECTIONS FOR BABY’S PROTECTION

Friday, January 6, 2017

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

MAKE NEW YEAR’S EVE A CELEBRATION – NOT A DEADLY ONE WITH TOO MUCH ALCOHOL!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Safe Driving Tips for New Year's Eve

FOLIC ACID AWARENESS WEEK – JANUARY 8 – 14, 2017 PREVENTING BIRTH DEFECTS

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Importance of Having Folic Acid in Your Diet

STAFFORD STD CLINIC CANCELLED ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22

Thursday, December 22, 2016

STD Clinic Cancelled in Stafford on 12/22

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONTINUES WITH ITS FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Additional Flu Sites Through January

HOLIDAY SAFETY – THE DANGERS OF ELECTRIC TOYS

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Holiday Safety with Electrical Toys

THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Information from the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System

TIPS FOR MAILING GOOD GIFTS TO OUR U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS OVERSEAS

Friday, December 9, 2016

FOOD SAFETY TIPS FOR MAILING OVERSEAS

DECEMBER IS NATIONAL SAFE TOYS AND GIFTS MONTH - PLAY IT SAFE - SHOP SMART AND SAFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Friday, December 9, 2016

Safe Toys and Gift Month

THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS HERE! DON’T BRING THE FLU WITH YOU

Monday, December 5, 2016

Not Too Late for a Flu Shot

WORLD AIDS DAY! FREE CONFIDENTAL TESTING AT THE OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Friday, November 25, 2016

HIV Counseling and Testing

LACADA and CASS Meetings on November 22 are Cancelled

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH – ARE YOU AT RISK?

Monday, November 14, 2016

CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN AT THE 9TH ANNUAL FURFEST AND PET HALLOWEEN PARADE AT THE SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITY

Thursday, October 20, 2016

OCEAN GATE POLICE DEPARTMENT INSTALLS NEW "PROJECT MEDICINE DROP BOX" IN POLICE STATION

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Ocean Gate Installs Medicine Drop box in Police Station

If you live in an area prone to flooding and would like to move your vehicles, Castle Park parking lot (on Oak Avenue) and the Softball Field parking lot (on North Bay Avenue) are available. Rememver to take all valuables out of the vehicles and lock them.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

AS WE HEAR OF HURRICANES APPROACHING…

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Emergency Supply Kit

National Dog Day

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

National Dog Day is Celebrated on Friday, August 26 at the Ocean County Animal Facilities

HURRICANE SEASON IS ARRIVING…BE PREPARED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Hurricane Preparedness

GET READY FOR NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH BE SMART. TAKE PART. CREATE YOUR FAMILY COMMUNICATION PLAN

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Make Sure Your Family Has a Communication Plan in Case of Emergencies

PRETEENS AND TEENS NEED TO BE UPDATED ON THEIR IMMUNIZATIONS

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

National Immunization Month Week 4 Focuses on Pre-Teens and Teens

Family Emergency Communication Plan

Monday, August 22, 2016

Plans Families Can Use

GET READY FOR PRETTY IN PINK/HANDSOME IN BLUE

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

This Week Focuses on HPV Awareness

FIVE IMPORTANT REASONS TO VACCINATE YOUR CHILD

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

National Immunization Awareness Month

OCTOBER IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER….GET READY FOR PRETTY IN PINK/ HANDSOME IN BLUE DAY

Friday, August 12, 2016

Cancer Awareness Month

A HEALTHY START: PREGNANCY AND VACCINES

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Importance of Immunizations for Pregnant Women

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK CELEBRATED THE WEEK OF AUGUST 1 – 7

Thursday, August 4, 2016

World Breastfeeding Week

ADULTS NEED VACCINES, TOO! NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Adult Vaccinations

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES JOIN NATIONWIDE “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” ADOPTION EVENT

Friday, July 15, 2016

Animal Facility Adoption Event

H2O SMARTZ FOR THE SUMMER

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Water and Swimming Safety

WEEK 2 OF NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH – BE HEALTHY AND SAFE MAKE SUMMER AND EVERYDAY SAFE FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Summer Safety for Children

MAKE SUMMER SAFE FOR KIDS

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Summer Safety Information

NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH – REACH FOR SAFER MEDICINE

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Week 2 - Safer Medicine

BEING SAFE MEANS BEING ALERT - ALL THE TIME

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

National Safety Month

SUMMER SAFETY - FOLLOW POOL RULES

Monday, June 6, 2016

Pool Safety

FOLLOW THESE TIPS FOR A SAFE DAY AT THE BEACH

Monday, June 6, 2016

Beach and Water Safety

LIGHTNING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO STAY SAFE

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Lightning Safety

SAFE BARBECUING FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND CHILL IT, COOK IT, CHECK IT, KEEP IT SAFE

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Food Safety Tips

National Safe Swimming Week

Monday, May 23, 2016

Benefits of Swimming

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK: MAY 15 – 21, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Steps You Can Take to Prepare for Hurricane Season

STROKES – THE FIFTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN AMERICA

Monday, May 9, 2016

Stroke Prevention

WORLD ASTHMA DAY IS MAY 5TH

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Asthma Month is Celebrated in May

How Strong Are Your Bones?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MAY IS NATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS MONTH

Food Allergy Action Month

Friday, April 29, 2016

Managing Food Allergies at Home

Better Hearing and Speech Month - Hearing and Ear Issues Can Affect Balance

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Prevent Falls

LIMITING TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUR VERY YOUNG CHILD

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

Monday, April 25, 2016

Arthritis Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Monday, April 25, 2016

Building Community, Building Hope

AS WARM WEATHER ARRIVES…SO DO MOSQUITOES

Friday, April 22, 2016

Mosquito Prevention

National Autism Month is Recognized in April

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

National Autism Month

Top Causes of Unintentional Injury and Death in Homes and Communities

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Tips from the National Safety Council

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK 2016 HEALTHIEST NATION 2030

Thursday, April 7, 2016

National Public Health Week Summary

New Public Call Center With Questions About Zika Virus Opened

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Zika Call Center

National Public Health Week - Day 3

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Relationship Between Increased Economic Mobility and Better Health

Day #2 - National Public Health Week

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Help All People Graduate from High School

OCEAN COUNTY PROSECUTOR CORONATO UPDATES THE OCEAN COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH ON HEROIN PROBLEM AND CONCERNS

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Heroin Issue in Ocean County Discussed at Ocean County Health Department

National Public Health Week

Monday, April 4, 2016

Day One of National Public Health Week - Creating Healthy Homes and Communities

Ocean County Health Department Will Be Closed on March 25th in Observance of Good Friday

Thursday, March 24, 2016

OCHD Closed March 25th

Day #2 National Poison Prevention Week

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Poison Centers, Saving You Time and Money

Day #1 of National Poison Prevention Week - Children Act Fast....So Do Poisons

Monday, March 21, 2016

Poison Prevention Week #1

March 22nd CASS Meeting Cancelled

Monday, March 21, 2016

CASS Meeting Cancelled

Ocean County Celebrates National Nutrition Month 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

National Nutrition Month

AlcoholEdu Program Offered to Ninth Grade Ocean County Students

Friday, March 18, 2016

AlcoholEdu Progam

National Poison Prevention Week March 20 - 26

Friday, March 18, 2016

National Poison Prevention Month

NJ Lead Crisis 2016 -- NJ Poison Center to Help Residents Concerned About Lead

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Sexual Assault: Prevention Is Possible at the Ocean County Library

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Help Your Children Develop Great Eating Habits with These Helpful Tips During National Nutrition Month

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Help Your Children Develop Good Eating Habits

This Year's Flu Vaccine Found to be a Good Match

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Flu Vaccine Effective

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month...Read What You can do to Protect Yourself and Family

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Make a Pledge to Eat Healthier During National Nutrition Month

Thursday, March 3, 2016

National Nutrition Month

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month - Talk to Your Doctor About Getting Screened if You are 50 Years and Older

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Colorectal Cancer

Flood Safety Awareness a High Priority of the Ocean County Health Department

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Flood Safety

Four Test Positive for Zika Virus in New York and New Jersey

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CDC Warns About the Dangers for Pregnant Women Visiting Countries Affected By Zika Virus

Take Care When Shoveling Wet, Heavy snow

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tips for Shoveling During the Expected Severe Weahter

Be Prepared for Snow-Related Poisoning Exposures -- What you need to know to prevent illness –

Thursday, January 21, 2016

January 3 - 9 is National Folic Acid Awareness Week

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

It's Important for Pregnant Women to get Sufficicient Folic Acid in Their Diet

Winter Weather Check List

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Stock up on Emergency Supplies for Communication, Food, Safety, Heating, and Vehicles in Case a Storm Hits.

Grandparents Should get their Tdap Vaccination

Monday, January 4, 2016

Tdap important for grandparents to not spread whooping cough to babies

NEW WIC GUIDELINES FOR 2016-2017

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WIC Guidelines