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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 […]
August 31, 2020

GETTING A FLU SHOT THIS YEAR IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER WHILE COVID-19 IS STILL IN CIRCULATION  

  Each year the flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths in the United States. While it […]
August 26, 2020

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AS THEY PREPARE FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR.  

With the start of the new school year right around the corner, the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reminding parents of the importance of protecting […]
August 20, 2020

NEW OCHD INTERACTIVE CAMPAIGN ALLOWS STUDENTS TO “ASK A HEALTH EDUCATOR” IMPORTANT PUBLIC HEALTH QUESTIONS!

Students can ask questions & receive answers from our health professionals via social media Have a public health question? Just “Ask a Health Educator.” That’s what […]
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 […]