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July 14, 2021

STATE LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP TO PROVIDE EASY DIGITAL ACCESS TO COVID VACCINATION RECORDS

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced earlier this week the launch of a new mobile app, “Docket,” which residents can download free from the […]
July 1, 2021

COUNTY MAKES CHANGES TO VACCINATION CLINICS: SHOTS NOW PROVIDED AT SMALLER, CLOSER SITES TO NEIGHBORHOODS NEAR YOU!

 OCEAN COUNTY has begun the transition from big regional COVID 19 vaccination sites to smaller locations as the effort continues to make vaccine accessibility as easy […]
July 1, 2021

What You Should Know About the Possibility of COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination

  A small percentage of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will still develop COVID-19 illness COVID-19 vaccines are effective. However, a small percentage of people who […]
June 29, 2021

Ocean County WIC Program Announcement

WIC – the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program – has released the new income guideline, effective July 1, 2021. The WIC […]
June 29, 2021

NEW LEGISLATION SPONSORED BY SEN. SINGER WILL HELP COMBAT DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS WITH LOCAL FATALITY REVIEW TEAMS

The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) implemented New Jersey’s first local Overdose Fatality Review Program (OFRP) model back in 2018. The goal of this trailblazing initiative […]
June 18, 2021

FOX TESTS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN JACKSON

  Two separate incidents of exposures by fox in Jackson over the weekend (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reporting today that […]
June 18, 2021

NJ RESIDENTS CAN FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS TO OBTAIN PROOF OF THEIR CURRENT COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS

Currently, there are no official COVID-19 vaccination “passports” required by the US government for travel. The Ocean County Health Department is not providing any type of […]
June 16, 2021

Ocean County Library – COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

OCHD IS PARTNERING WITH THE OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY TO PROVIDE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS AT SEVERAL LIBRARY LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. OTHER OCHD CLINIC INFORMATION OCHD Vaccine […]
June 4, 2021

COLON CANCER IS ON THE RISE IN YOUNG PEOPLE!   

                                              WILL LOWERING SCREENING […]