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December 19, 2022
Holiday Stress

Holiday Stress? Here are 8 Important Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holiday Season.

Between the tasks, celebrations, and family obligations, the holiday season can be a trying time for anyone. Whether you feel the holiday blues or are coping […]
December 13, 2022
KEEP YOUR CHILDREN HEALTHY FOR THE HOLIDAYS BY WASHING AWAY THE GERMS!

KEEP YOUR CHILDREN HEALTHY FOR THE HOLIDAYS BY WASHING AWAY THE GERMS!

Practice proper handwashing with your child – at home and on the go! Follow these tips: Use warm water Get plenty of soap Scrub for at […]
December 8, 2022
Dog and Cat Hoarding Update

BRICK HOARDING CASE ANIMALS BEING PREPARED FOR ADOPTION AT OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES!

On December 6, 2022, the Brick Police Department officially transferred ownership of more than 180 dogs and cats seized from an illegal kennel located in the […]
December 7, 2022
fluweek

OCHD & NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REMIND YOU IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST THE FLU

    (Toms River) – With the flu season underway, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and Ocean County Health Department are reminding residents to […]
December 6, 2022
Animal Shelters donations

THANK YOU ALL FOR THE KIND & GENEROUS DONATIONS DUE TO THE RECENT INFLUX OF CATS AND DOGS NOW UNDER OUR CARE!

DONATION LIST: Small leashes (no retractable, please) Dog harnesses in all sizes Small dog bowls Can openers Non-clumping cat litter Disposable aluminum pans (Lasagna trays) Pedigree […]
November 30, 2022
avoiding-carbon-monixide-exposure

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Cold Weather

November 30, 2022
World Aids Day

December 1, 2022 is WORLD AIDS DAY

 Fight HIV! Know Your Status: Get Tested.   World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 each year. It is a day of solidarity for people […]
November 23, 2022
Happy Thanksgiving

OCHD WISHES YOU & YOUR FAMILY A SAFE & HEALTHY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

November 18, 2022
Great American Smokeout 2022

NOVEMBER IS THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT. ISN’T IT TIME TO GO SMOKE-FREE?

Like many people who smoke, you may have thought about quitting. You may have found yourself coughing more than usual or found it harder to breathe. […]