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October 2, 2023
OCHD Vaccine Clinic

THE OCHD FLU VACCINE CLINICS KICK OFF TODAY!

FLU VACCINE CLINICS ARE HELD AT 175 SUNSET AVENUE IN TOMS RIVER EVERY MONDAY FROM 11AM-6PM   Please note that the COVID VACCINES will NOT be […]
September 29, 2023
WIC Logo with OCHD

WIC WILL REMAIN OPEN IN THE EVENT OF A SHUTDOWN

NJ residents will be able to keep their WIC appointments & redeem their benefits at WIC-authorized vendors.
September 27, 2023

FOOD DRIVE to benefit the Military Support Alliance Food Warriors Program

Food Drop Off Locations: Ocean County Parks and Recreation Administration Building Ocean County Department of Corrections Ocean County Clerk Offices in Toms River and the Southern […]
September 26, 2023
Childs Diarrhea Might Be Caused by a Germ Called Shigella

Did You Know Your Child’s Diarrhea Might Be Caused by a Germ Called Shigella

September 19, 2023
6 common illnesses in kids

6 COMMON ILLNESSES CHILDREN CAN BE PRONE TO THIS FALL & WINTER

OCHD PROVIDES TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR KIDS     1. RSV Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common viral respiratory infection that, in children less […]
September 18, 2023
Drugs 101 Ocean County Library

DRUGS 101: DRUG TRENDS FOR OCEAN COUNTY PARENTS

According to the New Jersey Department of Health, Ocean County has lost 128 individuals to suspected overdose from 01/01/2023 through 09/16/2023. State & local public health […]
September 7, 2023
Alcohol and Dug Recovery Month

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL ALCOHOL & DRUG RECOVERY MONTH

September marks National Recovery Month The theme, “Every Person, Every Family, Every Community,” emphasizes that recovery is possible for everyone. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made […]
September 6, 2023
childhood-cancer

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

LEARN MORE ABOUT TYPES & TREATMENTS In the United States in 2023, an estimated 9,910 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed among children from birth […]
September 5, 2023
Hurricane Season 2023

OCEAN COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO BE PREPARED FOR WEATHER EVENTS: PEAK OF HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE.

As the tropics heat up and a small parade of tropical storms and hurricanes march toward the United States, it’s time to establish a plan and […]