Contact Us
Ocean County Health Department

Ocean County Health Department

ebola-virus-microscopic-image-630x420
[

Ocean County Prepares for the Ebola Threat

Ebola may seem like an unlikely threat to Ocean County but it's not one health and emergency management officials are taking lightly. A multi-agency surveillance effort is being waged in the county to protect residents from the threat of the deadly virus.

During a recent presentation to the Boa

Read More|Comment

Narcan Kits
Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media NJ
[

Giveaways in Ocean County Highlight Real and Potential Health Crises

Two health-related giveaways in southern Ocean County cover crises typically not covered by health insurance.

Read More|Comment

Heroin
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
[

Massive Bill Package Aimed at Heroin Epidemic

Lawmakers and law enforcement are joining forces to combat New Jersey's ongoing epidemic of heroin and opiate abuse.

At a roundtable discussion at the Ocean County Health Department last week, State Senator Bob Singer (R-30) said the 21-bill package being presented to state lawmakers is a big job, but it has to be done

Read More|Comment

i-stock credit kid coughing
[

Local Response to Enterovirus Threat

 

The Ocean County Health Department is working ahead to track and prevent the spread of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) that entered New Jersey last week. OCHD Communicable Disease Unit Supervisor Jennifer Crawford

Read More|Comment

mold-300x2251
[

Sandy Outreach to Help Mold Victims this Weekend

Ocean County was hit hard when Superstorm Sandy left her mark by flooding thousands of homes. Now, two years after the storm, many are faced with an inevitable mold complication that can be potentially threatening to one's health.

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Tick-Borne Illness Confirmed in Ocean County

There have been seven confirmed cases of a tick-borne illness confirmed in Ocean County so far this season, but it's not Lyme Disease.

 

Babesiosis is spread by the nymph stage of the black-legg

Read More|Comment

(Flickr User: fairfaxcounty)
(Flickr User: fairfaxcounty)
[

Concerns About Mosquitoes

The possibility of contracting West Nile Encephalitis remains alive and well at the Jersey shore, after several dead birds and mosquitoes tested positive last year. Ocean County Health Department Spokeswoman Leslie Terjesen said there were no reported human contractions last year. 

Read More|Comment

76764003
[

It’s National Men’s Health Week

As we prepare to celebrate Father's Day this Sunday, we also commemorate, National Men's Health Week. The week is aimed at heightening the awareness of preventable health concerns among men and boys. Ocean County Health Department Spokeswoman Leslie Terjesen

Read More|Comment

139661708
[

Get Your “GAME” on in the War on Drugs

The Ocean County Health Department is taking a unique approach in the fight to keep kids off drugs.

The "GAME" (Growing Children/Adolescent Minds Everywhere) Program provides sponsorships for youth sports teams who participate in a one-hour substance abuse prevention workshop.  It's a pilot program open to the first 40 teams who sign up, and

Read More|Comment

Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
[

March Is National Nutrition Month

Get information on how to eat well from the Ocean County Health Department

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wobm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92.7 WOBM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 92.7 WOBM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!