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December 9, 2021

SHOULD YOU ADOPT A PET FOR THE HOLIDAYS?

OCHD PROVIDES TIPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION OCHD Also Includes Important Tips on How to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays   […]
December 8, 2021

THREE REASONS TO SCHEDULE YOUR BOOSTER SHOT TODAY

    Choosing Your COVID-19 Booster Shot You may choose which COVID-19 vaccine you receive as a booster shot. Some people may prefer the vaccine type […]
November 19, 2021

RESIDENTS ARE TURNING TO NEW OCHD DIABETES PROGRAM THROUGH EFFECTIVE SELF-MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month – Take Charge in Managing Your Diabetes   (Toms River) – Hundreds of Ocean County residents are finding the […]
November 9, 2021

OCHD ANNOUNCES PFIZER VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-11 YEARS OLD NOW AVAILABLE AT NEW PEDIATRIC CLINICS

  (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 years old at a new pediatric […]
October 26, 2021

OCHD ANNOUNCES MODERNA AND J&J BOOSTER AVAILABLE AT VACCINATION CLINICS FOR ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS

  (Toms River) – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is now providing the Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccine boosters for eligible residents at each of […]
October 19, 2021
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HAVE FUN AND STILL PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN FROM COVID-19 THIS HALLOWEEN: OCHD PROVIDES IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

  Follow These Simple Do’s & Don’ts to Protect Children from COVID-19 While Trick-or-Treating       (Toms River) – Last year Halloween was a big disappointment for […]
October 18, 2021
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HELP US RECOGNIZE PRETTY IN PINK/HANDSOME IN BLUE DAY THIS WEDNESDAY, OCT 20th

We would like to encourage all county residents to join us this Wednesday, October 20th, by wearing something pink or blue to help us acknowledge all […]
October 14, 2021

THE 13TH ANNUAL FALL FURFEST AND PET HALLOWEEN PARADE SET FOR OCTOBER 23, 2021 AT MANAHAWKIN FACILITY

    (Manahawkin) – After being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, the Southern Ocean County Animal Facility is back hosting the annual Fall Furfest […]
September 22, 2021

SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH: THIS YEARS’ THEME IS “BE THE ONE TO HELP SAVE A LIFE”

Join the OCHD, Mental Health Advocates, Prevention Groups, & Survivors Promote Suicide and Severe Depression Awareness   (Toms River) – The COVID-19 crisis has impacted us […]