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August 11, 2020

PARTYGOERS IGNORING COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES ARE PUTTING THEMSELVES & OTHERS AT RISK!

  OCHD reminds young adults that social distancing and face masks are the law while still the best protection against COVID-19   (Toms River) – The […]
August 4, 2020

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH: ARE YOU & YOUR FAMILY UP-TO-DATE WITH CRITICAL VACCINES?

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the importance of vaccination August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and this annual observance highlights the importance of […]
July 29, 2020

MASK UP OCEAN COUNTY!

  OCHD OFFERS IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS FOR WEARING MASKS Wearing face coverings outdoors can be challenging in the heat   It’s hot and humid; […]
July 24, 2020

GET TESTED FOR COVID-19!

OCHD REMINDS TESTING IS NOW AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE IN NEW JERSEY!   You could have COVID-19 and not even know it. Find out if you have […]
July 21, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY SCHOOLS LEARNING HOW TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 CHALLENGES WITH HELP FROM OCHD TASK FORCE!

   Task force brings health officials, administrators, teachers & nurses together to plan safety strategies   (Toms River) – With the start of the new school […]
July 16, 2020

CDC RELEASES NEW STUDY SAYING U.S. COULD CONTROL SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN JUST 4-8 WEEKS IF EVERYONE WORE A MASK!

  CDC Director believes mask wearing answer to mitigate COVID-19 spread! (Toms River) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr. Robert Redfield, said […]
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 […]