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October 16, 2020

PRETTY IN PINK, HANDSOME IN BLUE DAY CELEBRATES THE LIVES OF THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER

  Wear Something Pink or Blue on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 For close to two decades the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) has recognized the strong […]
October 9, 2020

MAKE HALLOWEEN A FUN BUT SAFE HOLIDAY FOR EVERYONE

  NJDOH releases guidance for trick or treaters, party goers & more The NJDOH recently released a two page Halloween COVID-19 guidance document for Halloween trick […]
October 8, 2020

THE FLU ENDS WITH YOU!

 OCHD ANNOUNCES UPCOMING FLU CLINIC DATES The complete schedule with clinic locations, dates & times listed below!   OCTOBER: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 10:00 am– 2:00 […]
September 24, 2020

COVID-19 FATIGUE: TIPS FOR THE FAMILY TO AVOID BURNOUT DURING THE PANDEMIC!

  Sustaining behavior change isn’t easy and can lead to COVID-19 burnout & fatigue After more than a half year of dealing with the challenges and […]
September 18, 2020

CDC STUDY REVEALS TEEN VAPING USE DOWN IN 2020

  Vaping by US teenagers fell dramatically, especially among middle schoolers   A recent survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed […]
September 11, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES THRIVING DESPITE PANDEMIC

    Nobody at the Ocean County Animal Facilities knew what to expect when the pandemic hit back in March, but despite some hairy times our […]
September 10, 2020

THE FLU ENDS WITH YOU! OCHD HEALTH UNVEILS 2020 FLU/PNEUMONIA CLINICS SCHEDULE!

Getting a flu shot this year is more important than ever to stop the spread of respiratory illness like flu       According to the Centers […]
September 8, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY EXTENDS BEACH SEASON!

We call it “Locals Summer” and you’re invited! Several beaches in Ocean County have chosen to extend their season through the month of September and, with […]
September 2, 2020

TO MAKE INDOOR DINING SAFE FOR EVERYONE OCEAN COUNTY CAN LEARN FROM THE MISTAKES OTHER STATES HAVE MADE

    On Friday, September 4, NJ State Executive Order Number 163 will permit restaurants and food establishments to reopen indoor dining service. The order contains […]