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September 10, 2020

THE FLU ENDS WITH YOU! OCHD HEALTH UNVEILS 2020 FLU/PNEUMONIA CLINICS SCHEDULE!

Getting a flu shot this year is more important than ever to stop the spread of respiratory illness like flu       According to the Centers […]
September 8, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY EXTENDS BEACH SEASON!

We call it “Locals Summer” and you’re invited! Several beaches in Ocean County have chosen to extend their season through the month of September and, with […]
September 2, 2020

TO MAKE INDOOR DINING SAFE FOR EVERYONE OCEAN COUNTY CAN LEARN FROM THE MISTAKES OTHER STATES HAVE MADE

    On Friday, September 4, NJ State Executive Order Number 163 will permit restaurants and food establishments to reopen indoor dining service. The order contains […]
August 31, 2020

GETTING A FLU SHOT THIS YEAR IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER WHILE COVID-19 IS STILL IN CIRCULATION  

  Each year the flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths in the United States. While it […]
August 26, 2020

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AS THEY PREPARE FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR.  

With the start of the new school year right around the corner, the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reminding parents of the importance of protecting […]
August 20, 2020

NEW OCHD INTERACTIVE CAMPAIGN ALLOWS STUDENTS TO “ASK A HEALTH EDUCATOR” IMPORTANT PUBLIC HEALTH QUESTIONS!

Students can ask questions & receive answers from our health professionals via social media Have a public health question? Just “Ask a Health Educator.” That’s what […]
August 11, 2020

PARTYGOERS IGNORING COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES ARE PUTTING THEMSELVES & OTHERS AT RISK!

  OCHD reminds young adults that social distancing and face masks are the law while still the best protection against COVID-19   (Toms River) – The […]
August 4, 2020

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH: ARE YOU & YOUR FAMILY UP-TO-DATE WITH CRITICAL VACCINES?

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the importance of vaccination August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and this annual observance highlights the importance of […]
July 29, 2020

MASK UP OCEAN COUNTY!

  OCHD OFFERS IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS FOR WEARING MASKS Wearing face coverings outdoors can be challenging in the heat   It’s hot and humid; […]