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August 3, 2021

COVID-19 A SERIOUS REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINES

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed every August and highlights the importance of children and adults getting recommended vaccines throughout their life. The Ocean County […]
July 21, 2021

TWO MORE RACCOONS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH

   The Ocean County Health Department today is reporting that 2 more raccoons have tested positive for rabies in Point Pleasant Borough. Just over a week […]
July 20, 2021

PROGRAM DESIGNED TO OFFER EDUCATION, SELF-MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES OFFERED BY OCHD

  The DSMES program starting up new schedule of summer classes – Don’t miss out!   Individuals with diabetes make up 10 percent of the U.S. […]
July 16, 2021

OCHD REPORTS TWO RACCOONS TEST POSITIVE FOR RABIES

  One rabid raccoon comes from Point Pleasant Beach & the other from Point Pleasant Borough For the second time in a month, wildlife in Ocean […]
July 14, 2021

STATE LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP TO PROVIDE EASY DIGITAL ACCESS TO COVID VACCINATION RECORDS

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced earlier this week the launch of a new mobile app, “Docket,” which residents can download free from the […]
July 1, 2021

COUNTY MAKES CHANGES TO VACCINATION CLINICS: SHOTS NOW PROVIDED AT SMALLER, CLOSER SITES TO NEIGHBORHOODS NEAR YOU!

 OCEAN COUNTY has begun the transition from big regional COVID 19 vaccination sites to smaller locations as the effort continues to make vaccine accessibility as easy […]
July 1, 2021

What You Should Know About the Possibility of COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination

  A small percentage of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will still develop COVID-19 illness COVID-19 vaccines are effective. However, a small percentage of people who […]
June 29, 2021

Ocean County WIC Program Announcement

WIC – the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program – has released the new income guideline, effective July 1, 2021. The WIC […]
June 29, 2021

NEW LEGISLATION SPONSORED BY SEN. SINGER WILL HELP COMBAT DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS WITH LOCAL FATALITY REVIEW TEAMS

The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) implemented New Jersey’s first local Overdose Fatality Review Program (OFRP) model back in 2018. The goal of this trailblazing initiative […]