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July 21, 2023
Community Day

COME JOIN US AT THE B.E.A.T. CENTER FOR AN INCREDIBLE FREE COMMUNITY DAY

Wednesday, July 26, from 11PM to 2PM A wide range of services and resources are available, including mobile shower and laundry facilities, housing assistance, legal aid, […]
July 20, 2023
Be Ready for Anything

BE READY FOR ANYTHING THIS SUMMER! PROTECT YOU & YOUR FAMILY ALL SUMMER LONG WITH THESE EASY TIPS!

As we all head outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather this summer, the American Red Cross offers 20 steps you can follow to help […]
July 13, 2023
Upgrade your First Aid Kit

SAFE A LIFE: UPGRADE YOUR FIRST-AID KIT

 FREE NARCAN PROVIDED BY THE OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT! HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND SAVE A LIFE! New statistics report the number of non-fatal and fatal […]
July 13, 2023
Dogs Die in Hot Cars

DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS!

 Keep Your Pet Safe During the Dog Days of Summer! As we head into the dog days of summer it’s critical to remember that leaving your […]
July 11, 2023
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Mosquito bites can make you sick!

Traveling to an area where dengue is common this summer? Protect yourself: Use an EPA-registered insect repellent Stay in places with AC or window/door screens Use […]
June 30, 2023
THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND THE OCHD REMINDS YOU THAT RIP CURRENTS CAN BE DEADLY! LEARN HOW TO SPOT & SWIM OUT OF THESE POTENTIALLY TREACHEROUS WATERS.

THE OCHD REMINDS YOU THAT RIP CURRENTS CAN BE DEADLY

  LEARN HOW TO SPOT & SWIM OUT OF THESE POTENTIALLY TREACHEROUS WATERS.     Make your day at Jersey Shore beaches an enjoyable & safe […]
June 28, 2023
Happy 4th of July 2023

OCHD OFFERS 10 SMART TIPS FOR A HAPPY & HEALTHY 4TH OF JULY!

Wear Sunscreen – Although being outside in the sun is a great way to absorb some healthy Vitamin D, make sure to use sun protection from […]
June 26, 2023
Oral Health month

June is Oral Health Month!

 Brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental care routine along with other habits to keep a healthy mouth. Follow our everyday tips to […]
June 22, 2023
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Is your baby meeting their 2-month milestones?

 Check out the CDC developmental milestones! Reach out to a WIC Nutritionist with any questions at WIC@OCHD.org or 732-370-0122.