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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 […]
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 […]
August 12, 2019

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION MONTH!

  TIME TO ENSURE YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES ARE PROTECTED!   (Toms River) – Every August, for National Immunization Month, the Ocean County Health Department […]
August 5, 2019

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES HOPE TO “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” DURING ANNUAL ADOPTION EVENT! 

    (Toms River) – The Ocean County Animal Facilities are participating in the 5th annual “Clear the Shelters” national adoption event that will take place […]
July 29, 2019

HEALTH FAIR FULL OF FUN, FOOD AND FREE SCREENINGS FOR OLDER ADULTS

  OLDER ADULTS HEALTH FAIR – HOSTED BY OCHD!     (Toms River) – Seniors across the county are invited to the Ocean County Health Department […]