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 […]
October 10, 2018

National Health Education Week

  National Health Education Week is October 15th to 19th this year and the Ocean County Health Department is pleased to recognize the importance of health […]
October 10, 2018

National Dental Hygiene Month

      ”October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an effort to help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health,” announced Freeholder Director and […]
September 20, 2018


    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


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


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 […]