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November 20, 2020

ARE PEOPLE MISTAKING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS FOR THE FLU?

  It’s not easy to tell the difference but seeking medical guidance ASAP is recommended (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) and the […]
November 19, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY TO INCREASE HOURS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE

Citing an uptick in COVID-19 cases and a greater interest for testing with the approach of the holidays, Ocean County will increase the hours of testing […]
November 6, 2020

CDC REPORTS PREGNANT WOMEN ARE AT SEVERE RISK FOR ILLNESS FROM COVID-19

  Study suggests monitoring the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy can protect women & their babies A recent study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]
October 29, 2020

OCHD URGES RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS DESPITE RECENT NEWS OF PENDING VACCINE

  Cooler weather and the holidays will bring people closer together indoors (Toms River) – As we continue to inch closer to finding a COVID-19 vaccine […]
October 23, 2020

Recreational Marijuana: THE UNHEALTHY FACTS ABOUT LEGALIZATION!

Research reveals the many physical & mental health issues associated with marijuana use New Jersey residents will soon have the opportunity to choose whether the Garden […]
October 16, 2020

PRETTY IN PINK, HANDSOME IN BLUE DAY CELEBRATES THE LIVES OF THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER

  Wear Something Pink or Blue on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 For close to two decades the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) has recognized the strong […]
October 9, 2020

MAKE HALLOWEEN A FUN BUT SAFE HOLIDAY FOR EVERYONE

  NJDOH releases guidance for trick or treaters, party goers & more The NJDOH recently released a two page Halloween COVID-19 guidance document for Halloween trick […]
October 8, 2020

THE FLU ENDS WITH YOU!

 OCHD ANNOUNCES UPCOMING FLU CLINIC DATES The complete schedule with clinic locations, dates & times listed below!   OCTOBER: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 10:00 am– 2:00 […]
September 24, 2020

COVID-19 FATIGUE: TIPS FOR THE FAMILY TO AVOID BURNOUT DURING THE PANDEMIC!

  Sustaining behavior change isn’t easy and can lead to COVID-19 burnout & fatigue After more than a half year of dealing with the challenges and […]