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September 20, 2018

FLU VACCINE UPDATE

    September 2018 marks 100 years since the 1918 H1N1 flu pandemic took out 1 to 3% of the world’s population. To that end, the […]
September 18, 2018

WORLD BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

RECOGNIZED IN OCTOBER “Breast cancer awareness month is recognized worldwide during the month of October,” stated Ocean County Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little, Liaison to the […]
August 30, 2018

INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY

The Ocean County Health Department, in partnership with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, recognizes August 31, 2018 as International Overdose Awareness Day.  International Overdose Awareness Day […]
August 23, 2018

Benefits to Quitting Smoking

According to the CDC “tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 […]
August 17, 2018

Toxic Mushrooms in New Jersey

This summer has been rather damp and humid, creating a breeding ground for toxic mushrooms in New Jersey. The NJ Poison Control Center has confirmed 45 […]
July 27, 2018

World Hepatitis Day

  World Hepatitis Day is recognized this year on July 28, according to the Ocean County Health Department. Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It’s […]
July 27, 2018

ANIMAL FACILITIES JOIN NATIONWIDE

  “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” ADOPTION EVENT    The Ocean County Animal Facilities are participating in the fourth annual “Clear the Shelters” national adoption event that will […]
July 27, 2018

WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK CELEBRATED

  THE WEEK OF AUGUST 1–7, 2018 World Breastfeeding Week takes place the week of August 1–7, 2018. This year’s theme is Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life, […]
June 15, 2018

Vaccinate Your Pets!

Summer is here and it is a great time for families and pets to enjoy the outdoors. It is also a great time to insure your […]