Articles

February 3, 2020

FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS THE OCHD DENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM HAS BEEN PUTTING HEALTHY SMILES ON HAPPY FACES

  OCHD Offering New “Senior Smiles” Program   (Toms River) – National Dental Health Month takes place every February and this year the Ocean County Health […]
January 31, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSELY MONITORING INTERNATIONAL OUTBREAK OF CORONAVIRUS

  Currently, No Cases of 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Reported in New Jersey     (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD), in conjunction with local, […]
January 13, 2020

DO YOUR GROCERY SHOPPING WITH A DIETICIAN WHO WILL HELP YOU SHOP HEALTHY ON A BUDGET!!

  OCHD is Offering Residents Free Diabetes Education Programs at Walmart Grocery Stores!   (Toms River) – Did you ever wonder how beneficial it could be […]
January 13, 2020

FLU SEASON IN FULL SWING IN OCEAN COUNTY AS NUMBER OF INFLUENZA CASES RISE STATEWIDE

  It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated   (Toms River) – Flu activity is on the rise in New Jersey, joining the rest of […]
December 16, 2019

SENATOR ROBERT W. SINGER AWARDED LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBER OF THE YEAR!

  The Christopher Saccenti Award is given by the New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association   (Toms River) – Senator Robert W. Singer was recently […]
December 3, 2019

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SEASONAL FLU & FLU VACCINES.

 SORTING OUT THE FACTS FROM THE MYTHS   OCHD Shares “Just the Facts” Surrounding the Flu and Vaccines   (Toms River) – Can a flu vaccine […]
November 19, 2019

TIPS TO QUIT! HOW TO STOP SMOKING & STAY SMOKE FREE DURING THE HOLIDAYS!

November 21 is the Great American Smokeout   (Toms River) – November 21 is the Great American Smokeout; a time we encourage smokers to kick the […]
November 13, 2019

OCHD WORKING TO GAIN ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR ON-GOING DIABETES PREVENTION & EDUCATION CAMPAIGN!

  (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) has something special to celebrate for National Diabetes Month. The agency is working hard to gain […]
September 26, 2019

VAPING CRISIS QUICKLY EMERGING AS NEWEST PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT!

  OCHD Joins Nationwide Investigation into Recent Outbreak of Severe Lung Injury Associated with Vaping Products   (Toms River) – The number of lung injuries associated […]