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


  “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


  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 […]
June 12, 2018

June is Men’s Health Month

One amazing statistic is that women are 100% more likely to visit their doctor for annual checkups and preventative services than men, according to the Centers […]
June 7, 2018

Making Sure Swimming Water is Clean

Ocean County Freeholder Director and Ocean County Board of Health Liaison Gerry P. Little is pleased to remind all Ocean County residents and visitors that the […]
May 21, 2018


GIVE THANKS AND STAY HEALTHY FOR A SUCCESSFUL START OF SUMMER As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, we are again reminded of the incredible sacrifice made […]