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January 11, 2019

Free Breastfeeding Classes

                                                                        OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERING                                                                        FREE BREASTFEEDING CLASSES THROUGHOUT 2019   (Toms River) – Many studies show that new moms often don’t have the […]
January 9, 2019

Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding 101: Breastfeeding protects babies Colostrum, also known as “liquid gold”, is the thick first milk produced by the mother.  This first milk is very rich […]
November 29, 2018

December 3rd Open House

OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER WITH FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS, FLU CLINIC AND MUCH MORE AT DECEMBER 3 OPEN HOUSE!   (Toms River) – Take […]
November 21, 2018

Millenials are adopting more rescue pets

Millennials are adopting more rescue pets. That’s good news for NJ shelters Amanda Oglesby, Asbury Park PressPublished 6:31 p.m. ET Nov. 19, 2018 |  Updated 10:40 […]
November 20, 2018

12 Holiday Healthy Tips

  PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND HAVE A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON BY REMEMBERING THESE SIMPLE TIPS!   (Toms River) – Tis the season to be […]
November 14, 2018

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

THE NUMBER OF SMOKERS CONTINUES TO DROP BUT THERE’S STILL WORK TO BE DONE! ENCOURAGE SOMEONE YOU LOVE TO QUIT SMOKING DURING LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH! […]
November 5, 2018

Pet Vaccination Reminder

HEALTH DEPARTMENT REMINDS RESIDENTS TO VACCINATE THEIR PETS AND KEEP THEM SAFE FROM DISTEMPER, RABIES & OTHER HARMFUL DISEASES   The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) […]
November 1, 2018

Measles Advisory

The Ocean County Health Department wishes to remind residents of some appropriate precautions given the recent confirmation of measles diagnosis in Lakewood.  Prior to the availability […]
October 29, 2018

National Diabetes Awareness Month

“November is National Diabetes Month, an effort to help raise awareness on the impact of a disease that affects millions of Americans and thousands right here […]