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March 31, 2021

CANCER SCREENINGS SAVE LIVES

Don’t put off your annual health screenings and examinations   Need a Mammogram? No insurance? If you are over 40 years old, contact the NJCEED program […]
March 19, 2021

THE PANDEMIC ONE YEAR LATER: HOW PRIMARY PARTS OF THE OCHD EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN HAVE BEEN SERVING RESIDENTS

It all started in March one year ago; the COVID-19 pandemic was coming our way, creeping into Ocean County case by case.  An unprecedented public health […]
February 16, 2021

OCHD RESPONDS TO COVID-19 CRISIS WITH RELEASE OF INNOVATIVE MOBILE APP

New app features latest public health news, easy access to OCHD programs & services, vaccine & testing clinics, special events calendars, agency contacts and so much […]
February 10, 2021

OCHD PROVIDES 2 NEW PHONE NUMBERS TO COVID-19 CALL CENTER TO BETTER SERVE RESIDENTS  

  Due to the significant increase in the volume of calls due to the COVID-19 vaccine roll out and scheduling process, the Ocean County Health Department […]
February 1, 2021

HOURS SCHEDULED TO CHANGE AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING SITE ON FEB. 8

As the need for coronavirus tests produced by the holidays appears to be on the decline, Ocean County will again modify the hours at the Ocean […]
January 17, 2021

OCBOH RE-ELECTS BOARD OFFICERS FOR NEW YEAR

  Board of Health maintains stability and consistency during pandemic with latest elections   (Toms River)  – Ocean County Board of Health (OCBOH) recently announced at […]
January 14, 2021

VACCINATING OCEAN COUNTY’S SENIOR POPULATION AND OTHERS WILL TAKE COORDINATED EFFORT OF ALL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Ocean County officials agree that while opening up the COVID 19 vaccination to more of the public has its benefits, it also raises concerns over the […]
January 8, 2021

HOURS MODIFIED AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE STARTING JAN. 11

The testing hours are changing at the Ocean County College COVID-19 drive thru testing site starting Monday, Jan. 11. “As we monitor the testing, we know […]
January 8, 2021

NJ COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN: WHEN WILL IT BE YOUR TURN TO RECEIVE THE IMMUNIZATION?

OCHD details the current phases & how to make an appointment in Ocean County (Toms River) – The Ocean County COVID-19 vaccine distribution clinic at the […]