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September 22, 2021

SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH: THIS YEARS’ THEME IS “BE THE ONE TO HELP SAVE A LIFE”

Join the OCHD, Mental Health Advocates, Prevention Groups, & Survivors Promote Suicide and Severe Depression Awareness   (Toms River) – The COVID-19 crisis has impacted us […]
September 21, 2021

IMPORTANT BOOSTER NEWS FROM NJDOH!

Statement From New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli: Friday the Federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (FDA […]
September 13, 2021

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES ENDEAVOR TO “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” WITH ANNUAL ADOPTION EVENT!

  National CTS Campaign Being Held September18th & 19th With Half Price Off Adoptions   (Toms River) – The annual “Clear the Shelter” pet adoption campaign […]
September 10, 2021

OCHD SET TO OPEN MANCHESTER COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC AND RETURNS TO RWJBARNABAS HEALTH ARENA 

    OCHD Prepared to Offer Booster Doses for General Publicth   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) announced today that it is […]
September 1, 2021

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE COVID-19 VACCINE “ADDITIONAL” THIRD DOSE AND A “BOOSTER” SHOT? OCHD HAS THE ANSWER!

August 18, 2021

OCHD COVID-19 CLINICS PROVIDING ADDITIONAL DOSE FOR MODERATELY OR SEVERELY IMMUNOCOMPROMISED INDIVIDUALS

  OCHD Also Announces Additional COVID-19 Testing Clinics at OCC (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department is providing an additional COVID-19 vaccine for individuals […]
August 16, 2021

OCHD TO CULTIVATE IMPROVED HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR THE DISABLED WITH A COMMUNITY GARDEN AT NEW FIELD OF DREAMS COMPLEX

  (Toms River) – As the Toms River Field of Dreams gets closer to becoming a reality when it opens its doors this fall, it will […]
August 3, 2021

COVID-19 A SERIOUS REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINES

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed every August and highlights the importance of children and adults getting recommended vaccines throughout their life. The Ocean County […]
July 21, 2021

TWO MORE RACCOONS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH

   The Ocean County Health Department today is reporting that 2 more raccoons have tested positive for rabies in Point Pleasant Borough. Just over a week […]