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February 10, 2021

OCHD PROVIDES 2 NEW PHONE NUMBERS TO COVID-19 CALL CENTER TO BETTER SERVE RESIDENTS  

  Due to the significant increase in the volume of calls due to the COVID-19 vaccine roll out and scheduling process, the Ocean County Health Department […]
February 1, 2021

HOURS SCHEDULED TO CHANGE AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING SITE ON FEB. 8

As the need for coronavirus tests produced by the holidays appears to be on the decline, Ocean County will again modify the hours at the Ocean […]
January 17, 2021

OCBOH RE-ELECTS BOARD OFFICERS FOR NEW YEAR

  Board of Health maintains stability and consistency during pandemic with latest elections   (Toms River)  – Ocean County Board of Health (OCBOH) recently announced at […]
January 14, 2021

VACCINATING OCEAN COUNTY’S SENIOR POPULATION AND OTHERS WILL TAKE COORDINATED EFFORT OF ALL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Ocean County officials agree that while opening up the COVID 19 vaccination to more of the public has its benefits, it also raises concerns over the […]
January 8, 2021

HOURS MODIFIED AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE STARTING JAN. 11

The testing hours are changing at the Ocean County College COVID-19 drive thru testing site starting Monday, Jan. 11. “As we monitor the testing, we know […]
January 8, 2021

NJ COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN: WHEN WILL IT BE YOUR TURN TO RECEIVE THE IMMUNIZATION?

OCHD details the current phases & how to make an appointment in Ocean County (Toms River) – The Ocean County COVID-19 vaccine distribution clinic at the […]
December 24, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY PREPARES FOR DISTRIBUTION OF COVID 19 VACCINE

OCEAN COUNTY is preparing to distribute its first 1,500 doses of the COVID 19 vaccine from Moderna to health care workers in the County. Under a […]
December 11, 2020

A COVID-19 VACCINE IS APPROVED … SO WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GETTING VACCINATED?

If you’re still undecided about being vaccinated here are the many reasons why you should! For many people, the comfort of knowing a COVID-19 vaccine has […]
December 2, 2020

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION, STRESS AND COVID-19 DURING THE HOLIDAYS: TIPS TO HELP YOU COPE

The holidays often bring anxiety & depression – this year the pandemic is another unwelcomed guest For many people, the holiday season can bring about unwanted […]