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October 19, 2021
OCHD Halloween Safety Tips

HAVE FUN AND STILL PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN FROM COVID-19 THIS HALLOWEEN: OCHD PROVIDES IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

  Follow These Simple Do’s & Don’ts to Protect Children from COVID-19 While Trick-or-Treating       (Toms River) – Last year Halloween was a big disappointment for […]
October 18, 2021
pretty in pink handsome in blue

HELP US RECOGNIZE PRETTY IN PINK/HANDSOME IN BLUE DAY THIS WEDNESDAY, OCT 20th

We would like to encourage all county residents to join us this Wednesday, October 20th, by wearing something pink or blue to help us acknowledge all […]
October 14, 2021

THE 13TH ANNUAL FALL FURFEST AND PET HALLOWEEN PARADE SET FOR OCTOBER 23, 2021 AT MANAHAWKIN FACILITY

    (Manahawkin) – After being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, the Southern Ocean County Animal Facility is back hosting the annual Fall Furfest […]
September 22, 2021

SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH: THIS YEARS’ THEME IS “BE THE ONE TO HELP SAVE A LIFE”

Join the OCHD, Mental Health Advocates, Prevention Groups, & Survivors Promote Suicide and Severe Depression Awareness   (Toms River) – The COVID-19 crisis has impacted us […]
September 21, 2021

IMPORTANT BOOSTER NEWS FROM NJDOH!

Statement From New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli: Friday the Federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (FDA […]
September 13, 2021

OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITIES ENDEAVOR TO “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” WITH ANNUAL ADOPTION EVENT!

  National CTS Campaign Being Held September18th & 19th With Half Price Off Adoptions   (Toms River) – The annual “Clear the Shelter” pet adoption campaign […]
September 10, 2021

OCHD SET TO OPEN MANCHESTER COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC AND RETURNS TO RWJBARNABAS HEALTH ARENA 

    OCHD Prepared to Offer Booster Doses for General Publicth   (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) announced today that it is […]
August 18, 2021

OCHD COVID-19 CLINICS PROVIDING ADDITIONAL DOSE FOR MODERATELY OR SEVERELY IMMUNOCOMPROMISED INDIVIDUALS

  OCHD Also Announces Additional COVID-19 Testing Clinics at OCC (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department is providing an additional COVID-19 vaccine for individuals […]
August 16, 2021

OCHD TO CULTIVATE IMPROVED HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR THE DISABLED WITH A COMMUNITY GARDEN AT NEW FIELD OF DREAMS COMPLEX

  (Toms River) – As the Toms River Field of Dreams gets closer to becoming a reality when it opens its doors this fall, it will […]