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August 5, 2022
Be Prepared in case of an Emergency

PREPARE FOR A NATURAL DISASTER BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

  OCHD PROVIDES TIPS TO PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY   (Toms River) – Summer is a time Mother Nature can unleash her fury in a variety […]
July 27, 2022
Clear the shelters

SHELTER PET ADOPTION EVENT OF THE YEAR RETURNS TO OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES FOR ENTIRE MONTH OF AUGUST!

(Toms River) – The Ocean County Animal Facilities are once again participating in the annual “Clear the Shelters” national pet adoption event taking place throughout the […]
July 11, 2022
Monkeypox Information

MONKEYPOX

June 24, 2022

OCEAN COUNTY WIC PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

(Toms River ) WIC – the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children – has released the new income guideline, effective July 1, 2022.  […]
June 8, 2022
OCHD EYE SCREEENING

OCHD EYE SCREEINIG CLINIC: SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH

May 26, 2022

OCHD REMINDS SWIMMERS DURING HEALTHY AND SAFE SWIMMING WEEK THAT KEY PRECAUTIONS CAN SAVE LIVES

(Toms River) – The goal of Healthy and Safe Swimming Week – May 23-29 – is to maximize the health benefits of swimming and other water-based […]
May 2, 2022

NATIONAL LYME DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH REMINDS US ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF TICK BITE PREVENTION

(Toms River) – Every spring individuals that return to enjoy the outdoors know that ticks can be a nuisance, but they can also be carriers of […]
April 26, 2022

NATIONAL ADOPT A SHELTER PET DAY REMINDS US THERE ARE SO MANY CATS AND DOGS IN NEED OF FOREVER HOMES!

(Toms River) – Every year, over 6.5 million companion animals end up in shelters across the United States. Most of these pets are sweet and loving […]
March 24, 2022

OCHD REMINDER: FREE POTASSIUM IODIDE (KI) PILL PROGRAM DISCONTINUED AFTER OYSTER CREEK SHUTDOWN

(Toms River) –  The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reminding residents that since the 2018 closure of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, the free […]