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December 9, 2019

HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON –  BUT DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS HEALTH & SAFETY DURING ALL THE CELEBRATING!

  Tips for Preventable Mishaps During the Hectic & Hazardous Holidays   (Toms River) – Here we go again! Another Holiday Season is upon us and […]
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 […]
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 […]