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December 24, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY PREPARES FOR DISTRIBUTION OF COVID 19 VACCINE

OCEAN COUNTY is preparing to distribute its first 1,500 doses of the COVID 19 vaccine from Moderna to health care workers in the County. Under a […]
December 11, 2020

A COVID-19 VACCINE IS APPROVED … SO WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GETTING VACCINATED?

If you’re still undecided about being vaccinated here are the many reasons why you should! For many people, the comfort of knowing a COVID-19 vaccine has […]
December 2, 2020

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION, STRESS AND COVID-19 DURING THE HOLIDAYS: TIPS TO HELP YOU COPE

The holidays often bring anxiety & depression – this year the pandemic is another unwelcomed guest For many people, the holiday season can bring about unwanted […]
November 30, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY TO INCREASE HOURS AND INCLUDE SATURDAYS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE

Ocean County will again increase the hours of testing at the Ocean County College drive thru test site and will add Saturday hours during December. Testing […]
November 20, 2020

ARE PEOPLE MISTAKING COVID-19 SYMPTOMS FOR THE FLU?

  It’s not easy to tell the difference but seeking medical guidance ASAP is recommended (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) and the […]
November 19, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY TO INCREASE HOURS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE

Citing an uptick in COVID-19 cases and a greater interest for testing with the approach of the holidays, Ocean County will increase the hours of testing […]
November 6, 2020

CDC REPORTS PREGNANT WOMEN ARE AT SEVERE RISK FOR ILLNESS FROM COVID-19

  Study suggests monitoring the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy can protect women & their babies A recent study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]
October 29, 2020

OCHD URGES RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS DESPITE RECENT NEWS OF PENDING VACCINE

  Cooler weather and the holidays will bring people closer together indoors (Toms River) – As we continue to inch closer to finding a COVID-19 vaccine […]
October 23, 2020

Recreational Marijuana: THE UNHEALTHY FACTS ABOUT LEGALIZATION!

Research reveals the many physical & mental health issues associated with marijuana use New Jersey residents will soon have the opportunity to choose whether the Garden […]