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July 14, 2020

SPEND A HEALTHY DAY AT THE BEACH AS A BREAK FROM COVID-19 – JUST REMEMBER TO PROTECT YOURSELF & OTHERS!

  Stay safe from the potential dangers of the sun, surf & COVID-19 this summer   (Toms River) – The cool breezes, a dip in the […]
July 10, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY COVID 19 DRIVE THRU TEST SITE CHANGES HOURS WEEK OF JULY 13; OPEN TO ASYMPTOMATIC COUNTY RESIDENTS

    OCEAN COUNTY’S COVID- 19 drive thru test site at Ocean County College, Toms River, will continue to provide testing to County residents the week […]
July 8, 2020

OCHD COUNTING ON EVERYONE TO DO THEIR PART TO AVOID A COVID-19 SECOND WAVE!

  Cases still dropping in NJ but several states are being hit hard with new outbreaks!   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department is […]
July 6, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY COVID 19 DRIVE THRU TEST SITE TO OPEN TO ASYMPTOMATIC COUNTY RESIDENTS

OCEAN COUNTY residents who are not showing symptoms of COVID 19 can now be tested at the coronavirus drive thru test site at Ocean County College, […]
June 20, 2020

STATE ALLOWS LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ALLOW OUTDOOR VISITORS JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY!

Outdoor Visitation with Long-Term Care Residents Can Begin Sunday, June 21. Prior to transporting a long-term care resident to a designated outdoor space, visitors must be […]
June 19, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES SET TO RESUME FREE RABIES CLINICS

    The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is pleased to announce the resumption of free rabies clinics at both our Northern Ocean County Animal Facility […]
June 18, 2020

GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES DURING PHASE TWO OF RESTART PLANS; WHERE TO TURN FOR SPECIFIC MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS

    OCHD can assist businesses and groups with the appropriate protocols Summer camps, hair salons, pools, child-care centers and youth sports are just a few […]
June 16, 2020

GIVE DAD SOME HEALTHY TIPS FOR FATHER’S DAY!

Support the men in your life by encouraging healthy habits & healthy choices   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the gift ideas people may […]
June 15, 2020

WIC Program Income Eligibility Standards

  As based on DHHS Income Poverty Guidelines Effective July 1, 2020 The New Jersey State WIC Program (Women, Infants’ and Children), a supplemental nutrition program […]