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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 […]
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 […]
October 24, 2019

THERE’S NO TRICK TO IT… TREAT YOUR CHILDREN TO A SAFE & HEALTHY HALLOWEEN!

  Don’t Be Spooked by these Important Tips Parents Should Keep in Mind       (Toms River) – Ok, so Halloween snuck up on you this year […]
October 21, 2019

NO TRICKS AND ALL TREATS AT THE 12TH ANNUAL FALL FURFEST AND HALLOWEEN PARADE! 

  Dress Up Your Pet for the Halloween Costume Parade at the So. Ocean County Animal Facility     (Manahawkin) – It’s been a tradition for […]
October 4, 2019

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

  Wear Something Pink or Blue on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Toms River) – For the last 18 years, the Ocean County Health Department selects a […]
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 […]
September 11, 2019

HEALTH DEPARTMENT UNVEILS 2019-2020 FLU/PNEUMONIA CLINICS SCHEDULE!

  OCHD OFFERING MORE THAN 60 CLINICS FOR RESIDENTS (Toms River) – Coming off of one of the worst flu seasons in decades, the Ocean County […]
September 9, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOSTING 3RD ANNUAL LATINO HEALTH FAIR!  

Free Event is Offering Free Health Screenings & Services   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is wrapping up the summer season in […]
August 28, 2019

KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR YOUR CHILD’S VISION-RELATED LEARNING ISSUES!

 AUGUST IS CHILDREN’S VISION AND LEARNING MONTH   (Toms River) – Seeing is believing when we take a look at the soaring number of students with […]
August 16, 2019

YOUTH SUICIDE A SERIOUS ISSUE IN OCEAN COUNTY!

(Toms River) – While the opioid crisis continues to grab headlines, another public health problem has quietly emerged in New Jersey, and here at home in […]