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August 4, 2020

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH: ARE YOU & YOUR FAMILY UP-TO-DATE WITH CRITICAL VACCINES?

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the importance of vaccination August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and this annual observance highlights the importance of […]
July 29, 2020

MASK UP OCEAN COUNTY!

  OCHD OFFERS IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS FOR WEARING MASKS Wearing face coverings outdoors can be challenging in the heat   It’s hot and humid; […]
July 24, 2020

GET TESTED FOR COVID-19!

OCHD REMINDS TESTING IS NOW AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE IN NEW JERSEY!   You could have COVID-19 and not even know it. Find out if you have […]
July 21, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY SCHOOLS LEARNING HOW TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 CHALLENGES WITH HELP FROM OCHD TASK FORCE!

   Task force brings health officials, administrators, teachers & nurses together to plan safety strategies   (Toms River) – With the start of the new school […]
July 16, 2020

CDC RELEASES NEW STUDY SAYING U.S. COULD CONTROL SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN JUST 4-8 WEEKS IF EVERYONE WORE A MASK!

  CDC Director believes mask wearing answer to mitigate COVID-19 spread! (Toms River) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr. Robert Redfield, said […]
July 14, 2020

SPEND A HEALTHY DAY AT THE BEACH AS A BREAK FROM COVID-19 – JUST REMEMBER TO PROTECT YOURSELF & OTHERS!

  Stay safe from the potential dangers of the sun, surf & COVID-19 this summer   (Toms River) – The cool breezes, a dip in the […]
July 10, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY COVID 19 DRIVE THRU TEST SITE CHANGES HOURS WEEK OF JULY 13; OPEN TO ASYMPTOMATIC COUNTY RESIDENTS

    OCEAN COUNTY’S COVID- 19 drive thru test site at Ocean County College, Toms River, will continue to provide testing to County residents the week […]
July 8, 2020

OCHD COUNTING ON EVERYONE TO DO THEIR PART TO AVOID A COVID-19 SECOND WAVE!

  Cases still dropping in NJ but several states are being hit hard with new outbreaks!   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department is […]
July 6, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY COVID 19 DRIVE THRU TEST SITE TO OPEN TO ASYMPTOMATIC COUNTY RESIDENTS

OCEAN COUNTY residents who are not showing symptoms of COVID 19 can now be tested at the coronavirus drive thru test site at Ocean County College, […]